CHILL OUT: Your body knows what to do

A while ago, I was reading Danielle LaPorte’s post on not improving yourself and the loudest message to me was, “remember that your body knows.” Whoa. It was the exact thing I needed at that time. I mean, duh. Of course your body knows what to do. It functions and keeps you alive on the…

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How to: Learn to Cook as a Newbie

I didn’t always love to cook. When I did “cook” it was usually a disaster. I still have the scar on my arm from taking a frozen Trader Joe’s pizza out of the oven to prove it. “Learning how to cook, you’re learning how to live well.” – Jody Williams I love this quote from…

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Great Minimalist Blogs

There’s been lots of talk about this minimalism business lately. People are going nuts for this book and the word is popping up all over the place. What is minimalism to you? Is it sparse decor? Pared-back personal style? Neutrals? Initially, I thought of Scandinavian design — clean and clever. But minimalism is also an approach to…

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Alcohol-Free Month

Girl, you know I love a glass dry rose on a sunny afternoon. And nothing’s better than a margarita (on the rocks, extra salt) with a big bowl of guac and chips. And of course I like to celebrate by popping something sparkling. I believe in enjoying all the good things in life as fully…

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