Summer Inspiration

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It’s hard to believe summer is halfway over. Say it ain’t so! Summer is without a doubt my favorite season in the Northeast. I want to soak up every minute of it until it’s over.  

New Obsession: Açai Bowls

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  It was not until a friend came to visit from across the pond that I was introduced to Açai Bowls. I know. I know. I am way behind the times here. The only thing I have to say is way better late than never. There are a ton of healthy joints popping up all… read more

Great Business: Mike’s Organic Delivery

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One of the first local businesses I featured on the blog here was Mike’s Organic Delivery. It remains one of my favorite here in our area. As a mother of three, I love anyone who is trying to make my food-buying life easier, and my children’s food more healthy. Mike has recently added a whole… read more

Spring Inspiration

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With nothing but rain and gray skies in our neck of the woods these days, I have been craving some spring inspiration. Here you have it! The looks, flowers, food, and drinks that make me feel spring ready. Enjoy!        

Great Business: Seedsheets

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Guess what time of year it is????? It’s veggie garden time of year. Since the blog began, I have been writing about herbs, veggies, fruits and planting. It has become a real passion of mine in recent years. In fact in the last 3 years there have been two summers where our family barely had… read more

Healthy Breakfast: Egg and Avocado Bowl

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – morning time is pure chaos over at our place. I’m lucky if I grab a protein bar on the way out the door for our 8am school drop off. Recently I’ve been doing the school run on an empty stomach and then coming home to… read more

Healing Foods: Ginger Tea

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Last year I fell hard for the Ginger Tea made at both Méli-Mélo and Aux Delices here in Greenwich. The day after New Year’s my baby boy and I got hit with a nasty head cold. Food tasted bland but I found myself craving that tea. I had a sense it would be the magic… read more

Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers for Her

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I’m feeling a little behind over here on the Christmas front. With just 8 days to go until the big day I am busy scouring the internet for something special for each person on my list. We are hug fans of stockings in our home and that’s often where I receive my favorite gifts. The… read more

Inspiration In Between

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It’s that moment. Right between Thanksgiving and Christmas we find ourselves in between. It’s not quite parka weather but there’s a chill in the air and a leaning towards cozying up by the fire. I’ve been layering up for cold mornings and warmer afternoons. Craving pie, warm drinks, and red wine. Here’s some inspiration for… read more

Holiday Cooking: Spiced Nuts

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This recipe is an adaptation of one created by the fabulous Ina Garten. I’ve added thyme and chose to use a variety of nuts instead of just cashews. It’s perfect for serving at holiday cocktail parties, and also makes a great gift for teachers or friends. Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted cashew nuts 1 cup unsalted walnuts 1… read more