Day 4

Today was one of those days where everything just irked me. I woke up with a bellyache, and just felt lethargic all the way around. I had a ton of errands to run in town, and the frustration of driving through the crowded streets just pushed me over the edge. I ran to one of…

Day 2 & 3

Have you ever tried yoga on horseback? This pilot class was just what the doctor ordered! Day 2 was a bundle of nerves approaching the first class I would be teaching at hot to trot stables, yoga on horseback. Talk about an incredible learning experience with wonderful students and amazing volunteer helpers. It was truly…

First day of healthiness.

You know the saying ‘first day of the rest of your life?’ Today is that day! At least for 9 more days… today I started my day with poached eggs seasoned with herbs from my garden, practiced my new yoga routine on the back of an Appaloosa, and made a meal out of my home…

10 days of Absolute Heath

Sometimes all you need is a little kick start into a new phase of your life; how better to start a relationship with better health then with a little challenge. My husband goes away on silent meditation retreats, for ten days at a time, to sit and reflect on life and just be. Cellphones, computers,…

Best Pancakes EVER

Fluffy with just the right amount of crisp to make each mouthful a beautiful experience. These fast and simple to make pancake will be a household staple in no time! 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon white sugar 1 1/4 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1…

Destruction/Progress

Have you ever thought of what had to happen for your home to exist? Find out what affect humans have on nature and what building impacts in the natural world. Yesterday was the first warm day of the season. The just fallen snows had melted into muddy rivers created by the culverts stretching like ant…

Thumbprint Jam Cookies

How to make the prefect Thumbprint Jam Cookies. A quick family favorite, these are just the right amount of cookie to fruit preserve ratio that you could sneak one into your breakfast routine on a ‘cheat day’. 😉 Recently the kids had a delay at school due to the weather. When this happens the school…

Chocolate Cold Weather Cookies

Nosh on these coco packed pick-me-up and settle in to ride out the flakes. Note: GREAT with a soy latte! Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 unsweetened baking cocoa 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour Directions Heat oven to 400ºF. In large…

Perfect makes perfect.

Why perfection in art is a fallacy and what you can do to unravel your creative block. Through out my art career I have met many challenges while completing pieces. Undermining and negative self talk flooding my head. “This will never be good enough.” Or “Why do I even try when my work will just…

Snow Day French Toast

I knew snow was coming and before leaving school yesterday, the department head and I conspired in seeing each other Thursday on account of it. When the fat flakes start to fall and the schools call system sends out an alert that it’s closed, I turn off my alarm clock and dream of a big…