Perfect Play Dough
Remember the days when you were a kid- you could spend hours making funny shapes and animals with play dough? Hunter and I made our own homemade play dough today. I couldn’t think of a better way to spend a cold, wintry day than building a “play dough” snowman with my son. Here’s a very easy, non-toxic version of the stuff you used to get out of that yellow plastic...
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Ps. I love you
Do you ever wonder why you love someone? Do you sometimes forget to show them you love them. We all have a tendency to hold back at times- caught in our head and not living in our hearts. I recently did this writing exercise and was suprised by the range of emotions that came up. Please try this: Take a paper and write a love letter to someone you love...
an apple a day
This past weekend we were blessed with some much needed sun and crisp temperatures here in the northeast. We spent our family Sunday visiting a local apple orchard. What better way to spend the last days of fall foliage than picking some fresh juicy apples! Here are some of the many health benefits of apples, as well as a few fun, easy recipes to make with the kids. Doctor always...
Walk into autumn
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” - Albert Einstein Autumn is here. One of our favorite family activities on the weekend, is taking hikes through some of the many, gorgeous trails in Connecticut. For those of you live in the Northeast, we’ve had tons of rain and balmy temperatures. Like myself, maybe you’ve been couped up in the...
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” -...
Get Your Green Smoothie On!
One of my favorite things to do mid-morning is share a green smoothie with my 13 month old son, Hunter. This green drink is so easy to make. You don’t need a fancy juicer for this one. Simply dust off your blender (yes, the one you used last time to make your scrumptous margarita). Get your kids involved in the process. If they are old enough, have them chop up some of the vegetables...
Redesign your cereal bowl
Many people have been asking for my morning grain breakfast bowl recipe. Filled with so many wholesome ingredients to keep your energy sustained until lunch, this dish has become my morning ‘breakfast of champions’. The key here is to make a batch of brown rice early in the week, so that all you have to do is scoop some rice into a bowl in the morning and add your toppings. This...
What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.– Henry David Thoreau