Happy Now!

The jar serves as a POWERFUL visual reminder that no matter what is going on in my life, I ALWAYS have something to be grateful for!

Do you really love what you say you love?

Every morning I awake surrounded by art, and I consider that to be a blessing. The art is created by my husband, Nick, who is an artist among other things. As much as I enjoy his art, one of which is a portrait of me, I’m even more impressed by his dedication to it. Before going…

So a slower metabolism as we age is a myth?

That’s why EVERY morning without fail, this thin man who couldn’t weigh more than 145 pounds if someone paid him to, rolls out of bed every morning onto the floor and does 100 push-ups.

Same recipe – better muffins!

The Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book 14th Edition 2003 contains my go-to-recipe for muffins. I love it, because it also gives variations for banana muffins, blueberry muffins and oatmeal muffins among others. I’ve made these muffins more times than I can count, even making them vegan by using aquafaba which is garbanzo bean…