Do What You Love – Love What You Do

If only we all pursued what we were meant to do in life… What would you like to do if money was no object? How would you really like to spend your life? What do I desire? I’ve asked myself this question a multitude of times in my life, and much more frequently lately.  What…

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Awesome Ending Fridays

Here’s to an AWESOME weekend!  It’s my first Saturday off from work since August!!! 1.  Invitations to dance 2.  Kabocha squash – I had the LAST one I had stored away in the pantry.  I can’t wait until next fall. 3.  New brands of kale chips – they are everywhere and I love trying them…

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GUILTY!

No, not me.  However, it is very possible that some of us carry a guilty face similar to Denver the dog’s. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXBOsUx43MU?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360] This really made me laugh.  It made me think of my dog – who is no longer with us.  Toby had a guilty face, for sure.  Kids have guilty faces too.  We…

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Self Love

Can you imagine what life would be like if we loved ourselves as much as we love food? If we looked forward to the pleasure of our own company as much as we look forward to dinner or treats? Loving oneself is asnatural as feeding oneself. In fact, if we truly loved food, on a…

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The Terrible Tragedy of the Healthy Eater

This really makes me smile.  I think we all live this pretty much every day!  “Damned if we do, damned if we don’t.” Enjoy. The Terrible Tragedy of the Healthy Eater I know you. We have a lot in common. You have been doing some reading and now you are pretty sure everything in the…

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Spanish Olives – So Smooth

As I continue to want to savor and crave the rich deliciousness of gourmet olives, I simply still am not yet there.  This time around, I thought more about visual presentation, hoping that bright, beautiful greens and blacks together would entice me.  Nope.  Lemon zest, thyme, even a little red pepper, almonds (I’m crazy for…

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Awesome Ending Fridays

1.  Chocolate.  Wine.  Chocolate and wine together – Sweetie Pie Divine! 🙂 2.  Smiles of friends 3.  Random Acts of Kindness Week 4.  4 consecutively dry days in the PNW (maybe a misting – but it’s pretty dry!) 5.  The sound of wind blowing through pine trees – my favorite intonation of all time 6….

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Sleep, Sweet Sleep

I am SO tired… So tired… I cannot begin to express the exhaustion. The body is certainly amazing, though, how it keeps going through all the sleep deprivation.  It keeps going for sure – but how successfully and how efficiently?  Not very!  The body is also amazing to me in that I am giving it…

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Everybody Needs a Peptalk

“It hurts man!!”  “Not cool, Robert Frost.”  I want to be on the road that leads to awesome. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-gQLqv9f4o?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360]

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Intricate and Exquisite

I am still amidst my love affair with lamb.  I am actually beginning to believe that this is really no tryst at all, but a long term relationship into which I have entered. The intricacy of flavor is deep, immense, different – I find so much about each morsel to be so abundantly more complex…

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