What’s in the Box? Spinach!

Our series is back!  So what’s in the box this week?  Spinach!  This is a repeat of an article I wrote a few months ago.  The greens right now are super sweet and abundant.  GET YOUR GREENS! SPINACH! The Good Stuff Spinach is likely #1 (seriously)  on the nutrition list.  It is super rich in … [Read more…]

Living More With Less

I have a new motto: live more with less. Recently, a couple of events in my life culminated to ignite my new attitude.  A few months ago I read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up.  The book has gained popularity like wildfire and I can understand why.  It is a game changer.  Decluttering is THE … [Read more…]

Hello Self!

This past weekend I finished my third free mindfulness meditation class.  It’s been invigorating, although carrying the practice to home is um, er, eek.  A struggle.  I am still determined to make meditation part of my daily routine and every week I pick up more cool tips that I know will bring me there eventually. … [Read more…]

What’s in the Box? Parsnips!

Welcome to our series, What’s in the Box! Each week we feature in-season vegetables, tell you what’s great about them and the best ways to prepare them. If you were shopping your local farmer’s market this weekend, you probably came across an abundance of root veggies.  This late in the season our farms are pulling the … [Read more…]

Uptown Funky Chili

Winter finally settled in New England and it is going to get COLD this weekend. Our friends a little further south were really dumped on with two to three or more feet of snow a couple of weeks ago too! Since then, I have seen lots of crockpot and comfort food posts on my social … [Read more…]

Mindfulness

After a very busy couple of weeks, I am back!  My apologies for my hiatus – my home and work life were filled to the brim with activities, projects and deadlines these past two weeks. All of my joyful activities, like blogging, totally got put on the back burner.  Life didn’t slow down until this … [Read more…]

What’s in the Box? Leeks!

Don’t like onions?  You’ve got to try leeks!  Eek?  No way.  No tears with this delicious veggie. LEEKS The Good Stuff Belonging to the same family of vegetables as the onion, shallots and garlic, the leek is the least studied in this category.  What is known is that this veggie is high in folate, as … [Read more…]

Craft Kits for Kids Under $10!

As a busy working mom, I sometimes (all the time) wish for more play time with my kids. I especially love when we have time for crafts, and really love craft kits which are just the right amount of crafting without too much prep work from scratch (read: I don’t always have time for a … [Read more…]

It’s ON SALE!

    At this time of year, just when I’ve packed up the holiday decorations and the house is sort of back to normal and we’re sort of settled back into the school and work routine, my inbox starts to get flooded with SALES.  I especially love to get bargains on clothes for the next … [Read more…]

What’s in the Box? Kale!

The farmer’s markets are winding down in New England, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t yummy, organic, US grown vegetables in our supermarkets.  Kale is another versatile, wonderful winter staple that can be found easily at this time of year.  It’s what’s in the box this week. KALE! The Good Stuff One cup of … [Read more…]