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Win Tickets for the Gluten Free and Food Allergy Festival!

There’s peace, and then there’s getting your piece. [Ahem. Moving right along…] I’m referring to getting your peace by having a piece, or two, of the delicious gluten-free samples at the Gluten-Free Food Allergy Festival happening in Brooklyn, NY on Read more…


That Time We Went Looking for a Hidden Beach

Life is about a lot of things. Family. Career. Dogs, pets, canaries. Fun. Sunshine. First snowfalls. First steps; and not just baby steps. First steps in any endeavor. My family and I wanted to head to the beach for the Read more…


Living Life to the Fullest

Summer Soltice.  It is a time for reflection and introspection.  A time to assess how far you’ve come since the Winter Soltice.  It’s a time to sit with yourself, even if for an hour, or a quarter of an hour, Read more…


The Impossible Slider Has Possibilities

I want to rave about White Castle’s The Impossible Slider but I cannot. Why?  Because it’s not gluten-free. 🙁 [Psst. Want the ingredient list? Forbes culled it for us.] However, I did pinch off a teeny bit to try it. Read more…


The Day I Found Out About Unicorn Snot

So, I’m getting dressed for a party on a boat.  I’m applying glitter to my eyelids (finally learned how to do it without it going everywhere). My son walks in and goes, “I know what you need — Unicorn Snot!” Read more…


I Dare You to Watch This

It all started with Tony Robbin’s NetFlix documentary, I Am Not Your Guru (2016). At that moment in time, I wasn’t in particularly great health. I was a bit depressed about my future (being sick and all).  And my hubby Read more…


What Are Your Best Zero-Waster Life Hacks?

It’s been a year since I’ve been on the journey to being more mindful of the waste created by my family, and I.  I tell you, it’s tough for us!  Every single thing we do is steeped in habit and Read more…


How You Can Clean Our Ocean

71.5% of Earth is covered by water.  There are 7.6 billion people in the world. Yet, over 4 billion people cannot swim according to MySwimPro. Just about half of the world’s population cannot swim. Wild, but true. I bring all Read more…


Access Denied. Seek Assistance.

There are times in life when you feel that the Universe is telling you, “Access Denied. Seek Assistance.” When this happens, what are you supposed to do?  Go get help is the obvious answer, right?  However, how many of us Read more…


The Secret’s 3 Step Process

Rhonda Byrne’s 2006 breakout best-seller, The Secret, is  a manifesto of positive thinking.  That’s not to say there’s no work to be done to make the things you want happen.  Its just a different kind of work.  It’s the work Read more…