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Overnight French Toast Casserole Recipe

Overnight French Toast Casserole Recipe

Oh boy is this french toast delicious!  Yum!!!  And easy.  A great meal to pre-fix for a holiday gathering like Christmas or Easter or a brunch with friends. Although it says it’s an “overnight” recipe, I actually made it the same morning by soaking the slices of bread in the deep bowl in which I… Continue Reading

Ahhh!  Bookgroup!

Ahhh! Bookgroup!

Just got back from a lovely evening with my bookgroup. It’s a wonderful group of women I am blessed to be friends with!  We eat, we drink a little wine (one time it was homemade cranberry cordial!  mmmm! see the recipe below), we talk about the book a teeny bit, and we talk about life.… Continue Reading

Putting Two Hearts Together, Cookie Style

Putting Two Hearts Together, Cookie Style

I whipped up a batch of Valentine’s cookies last night, and it was a beautiful metaphor for love, for the delicacy of our hearts, and for the tender touch required to join two hearts together without breaking either one. Recipe and directions for love included.  Assembly required. [nggallery id=5] As you might guess, I broke,… Continue Reading

Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe

Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe

I made this last night for dinner, and yuuuummmmm!!  A bit of prep to do, but it was delicious, easy, and just as good as at a restaurant. I used Maine shrimp, which are small and delicate and don’t require as much cooking as “regular” shrimp.  So, I didn’t pre-cook the shrimp, I just added… Continue Reading

Turmeric – for Leaky Gut, the Liver, Spiritual Protection and Prosperity

Turmeric – for Leaky Gut, the Liver, Spiritual Protection and Prosperity

I know, it sounds terrible, leaky gut, and it is. So impolite to talk about, but if it’s going on, you want to take care of it. Leaky gut means you’re being poisoned from the inside out. Lucky for you, turmeric, that extremely colorful spice that’s used to flavor rices, curries, and more is great… Continue Reading

Lobster: the Nutritional Powerhouse

Lobster: the Nutritional Powerhouse

Did  you know that Maine lobster is awesomely nutritious for you?!  It is! Very low in calories, (142 in a cup of lobster meat) and very high in selenium, Vitamin B12, potassium, zinc…. this is a major mood booster food. Straight-up steamed lobster (sans butter, which for a lobster-lover like me is practically unthinkable), is… Continue Reading

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Detox Tips

A Facebook friend recently asked people about their experiences with and advice on detoxing.  Here’s my answer. My advice is to start reeallllllllyyyyy slow and with tiny amounts of whatever you use to assist you.  I’ve been using FlorEssence (which is an essiac) for years now, with small breaks in between, sometimes months, but usually… Continue Reading

Feng Shui Bagua Map

Feng Shui Bagua Map

This bagua is a great tool for guiding the energy in your living and working spaces to produce results you want — a better love life, career, health, finances — everything! Use colors, objects, and a lack of clutter (! — very important) to shift the energies in your life. The Sections: Wealth Colors: purples,… Continue Reading

Don’t Use The Rearview Mirror, Unless You Really Want To

Don’t Use The Rearview Mirror, Unless You Really Want To

You can’t drive forward by looking in the rear-view mirror. Unless you’re really talented, but still, you’ll get further faster if you just go straight ahead 🙂 Yes, maybe you’re escaping a terrible storm that wreaked havoc with your life, and you’re still breathing hard.  Maybe you’re still drenched from the downpour.  But stay focused… Continue Reading

Be Relentlessly Positive

Be Relentlessly Positive

Be relentlessly positive; it’s amazing where you can get! Let everything else around you blur as you race past it.  Stay focused on your goal and let your body, spirit, and mind flow in the most amazing harmonic symphony, hurdling over obstacles, blasting through barriers, and arriving at your destination exhilarated 😀 Want some help… Continue Reading

Think With Your Own Eyes – Spiritual Survival Tactics

Think With Your Own Eyes – Spiritual Survival Tactics

To survive Life and to Live Well, it’s imperative that you look at everything clearly, with your own eyes, and process it with your own brain, and be open to your own Spirit’s guidance. Whether you’re in the military and stationed in a highly dangerous place, working in an urban jungle, in an unhealthy relationship,… Continue Reading

Herbs to Boost Intuition

Herbs to Boost Intuition

Bay Leaf — Increases intuition.  Carry the leaf(s) with you.  Smell them, touch them, meditate into them.  Tuck them under your mattress, in your bag, in corners of your home, wherever you can fit them in, including bouquets and wreaths.  Help with getting a promotion or job. Bergamot — Protection and prosperity.  Brings luck through… Continue Reading