Monthly Archives: April 2017

Recipe: Butternut Squash Ravioli with a Walnut Brown Butter Cream Sauce

First, this was freaking delicious! Second, it was freaking time consuming to make. But, OMG, so delicious. Part 1: Butternut Squash Filling Ingredients: 1 small butternut squash 1 pat of butter 1 small onion, finely diced 1 clove of garlic, … Continue reading

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Grateful to be Alive

Lately I’ve been trying to be more mindful and grateful for the things in my life. It’s a process and sometimes it’s a slow slog. I’ve recently downloaded an app to my tablet called the Gratitude Garden. Every day that I … Continue reading

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Material Possessions are Smile Worthy

I want to share what made me smile today. And before I tell you, I want to confess that it is a purely material, first world thing. Parumpumpumpumpump! (that’s my attempt at a drum roll….ok…so I failed). My new cellphone … Continue reading

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Simple Things are Really Important

For the past few days, I have been really trying to focus on simple things that bring me pleasure. Things like seeing more new leaves on my Christmas Cactus, or having chicken nachos for dinner. I’ve given myself permission to … Continue reading

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My Beach in a Bowl

Yesterday I mentioned that I had bought myself a present: A Beach in a Bowl. The store I got it at, Giant Tiger, had 3 others (Park in a Bowl, Mini Fairy Garden, and Mini Wildflower Garden). The company, Dune Craft, has … Continue reading

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Sometimes We All Need a Do-Over

I reset and I am feeling way less cranky and annoyed with myself. I took 30 minutes to lie in bed and listen to some soothing music. And then I got up and went out. I didn’t end up buying … Continue reading

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Feeling Out of Sorts

Do you ever have one of those days where you just feel so out of sorts that you are annoying even to yourself? I am having one of those days.    I am coming down with a cold AND dealing … Continue reading

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