Personal Growth

Hamster confessions, February 2018

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There comes a time when you look in the mirror and ask yourself the question, “what happened?” Stuck in a job you really don’t like anymore… Maybe you put on a few pounds… or did you just make a huge purchase that you weren’t really planning? Regardless, you now need to face the reality of […]

Recipes

2 Ingredient Bagels

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I will be the first to admit that I love bagels!  Give me a warm and/or toasted bagel, topped with a little cream cheese and I am in heaven. When I stumbled across this recipe for homemade bagels that only had 2 ingredients, I was skeptical, especially when I realized what the 2 ingredients were! […]

Personal Growth

Take QUIT out of your vocabulary!

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It’s hard. It’s scary. My friends don’t understand why I am doing it. What if I fail? These are just some of the many excuses we use when things get tough. But that does not mean we should give up.  It’s during these times that we need to stand strong, remember the reasons why we […]

Personal Growth

Morning moments with your unconscious mind

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Writing is a powerful way to create space between your thoughts and actions and spark creativity. Julia Cameron’s Morning Pages, or early morning stream-of-consciousness writing, is an amazing way to clear your mind and  bring forward inspiration and focus. What are Morning Pages, you ask?  Put it simply (in the words of Julia Cameron): “Morning […]

Hamster Bites

Pineapple Fried Rice

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Sometimes a snow Saturday calls for playing in the kitchen! I hit the Winter Farmers Market this morning (yes it’s indoors!) and picked up spinach and potatoes for the next few days.  One of the local wineries was also there with their  Kombucha, so I had to pick some up as my treat for the […]