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How to Cope in a Refined Food World

Does this support the life I’m trying to create? Will it make the boat go faster? What would your 80 year old self say? These…

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How to Live My Priorities Every Day

“How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives,” wrote author Annie Dillard. “What we do with this hour and that…

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A Love Letter to My Future Self

Dear Future Self, Whatever you’re doing right now, stop. Go outside. Enjoy the warmth of the sunshine on your face or dance in the incessant…

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Bring Joy to the Holidays and Raise the “Woof”

We love our dog Ziggy. There is no doubt that he is the most popular team member at our boat shop and serves as the…

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Why socks from the one I love were the best birthday gift ever

It was a rainy day in December and I was celebrating another year around the sun. The day started like any other day . I…

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A good vegan meal is the one you love without meat and dairy.

I recently spent a few days on the Oregon Coast with my best friend who focuses on healthy choices which includes a mostly whole-foods, plant…

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Do this if you are stuck – it will help!

My reasoning for writing this blog post is spurred on by Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way, that has a lot of terrific wisdom. In particular, morning…

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We cannot afford to postpone what needs to be done right away

I did not write this – but WOW does it speak to my heart!!! Worth the read. Barely the day started and… it’s already six…

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Using Lessons From the Kitchen To Help Work Clean

I came across the term mise en place (pronounced meez ahn plas) today in a weekly newsletter from Be More With Less by Courtney Carver….

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