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Mindfulness Monday – here’s a few tricks to start your day!

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When we are on retreat we start each day together with meditation, time to sit, deepen our breath, set intentions and regenerate. In that space we can clear the clutter of daily life, reconnect and actually feel our breath. When we are not together, by now, we know so well, that the day can get … Continued

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CBD Cabbage Crunch

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Coming off an amazing SPRING EQUINOX RETREAT weekend at our new Vermont home base at The Summit Lodge in Killington Vermont This salad and educational afternoon about the health benefits of CBD, how it is curated and produced with the folks at Luce Farm is always a hit! Simple, satisfying, easy to make ahead and … Continued

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Tricks to KILLER CRISPY KALE CHIPS

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An amazing long weekend up north with good friends, a great cabin and nothing but the North East Kingdom of Vermont. We enjoyed nature, swimming, & general relaxing kept us busy. The trip was nothing short of bliss, but every time we hit the dinner table, however, there was a bit of a  trade off … Continued

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THE POWER OF AN ALTAR – Lets create one for you!

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When I moved East, I left behind a most amazing West coast yoga community, my studio, my friends, my family, my side of the universe (and country) literally….. I landed in a tiny town, the middle of the mountains and the universe said, well …recreate me – lol… so I did. I am now surrounded … Continued

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THE MOUNTAINS ARE CALLING AND I ‘MUST’ GO… by now, yes, you know Vermont is healing!

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I  just had a friend move back to Vermont from Japan – and she, like we all do, said, “oh man it is so good to be back in the mountains…I can breathe again!!! Did you know the Japanese have a word for, that cleansing feeling we get here in The Green Mountains – “forest … Continued

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Easy Spring cleaning …? ME Please

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By now,  this time of year, it is pretty clear why we all, including myself, feel the need to press the digestion/metabolism reset button and are desperately trying to figure out how without bringing our busy schedules to a total halt. Overindulgence post holiday rush, chronic stress that piles up, feelings of fatigue or sluggishness, … Continued

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5 Reasons WHY I drink Salt Water SOLE

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There is a lot of advice out there on how to stay healthy these days.  So many miracle cures to whatever ails you.  And I have tried a lot of them over the years – trust me! From drinking olive oil and lemon juice to mashed up stems and berries…  The one thing that has made … Continued

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How to make Cold Brew Coffee

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As we enter ‘technically’  this last weekend of Summer – and prepare to  STRETCH OUR SUMMER by heading to HAWAII in October (and FEBRUARY 2017) I thought it might be a good time to share with you all one of my favorite things to enjoy ( BEACH SIDE) that being… COLD BREW COFFEE! Yep, I’m from Seattle so no matter … Continued

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