Most of us spend the entire week looking forward to the weekend (#TGIF) but much of the time we actually end up not making the best of those precious 48 hours. I say it’s time we take a stand and say we will take no more of these counterproductive weekends. Are you ready to reclaim your weekends? Read more
Spring is upon us (I swear!) So it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning!! Unfortunately, home cleaning products now include several dangerous weapons, loaded with strong, artificial colors, fragrances, and harsh cleansing agents like bleach, ammonia and acids. These chemicals can produce indoor pollution by off-gassing toxic fumes that can irritate eyes and lungs. (Children and pets are most at risk.) Read more
In honor of National Dental Health Month, I’m going to let you in on some things you probably don’t know about me. I was a dental hygienist in my former life…Ok, well maybe in this life, but it feels like ages ago. Confession time: I still keep my licenses and the geek in me thoroughly enjoys a day in the clinic from time to time. That said, I’ve got some secrets. Shhh!! Read more
February 14, a day for proposals—usually of the marriage and living-happily-ever-after, romantic kind. But I have a proposal of a different sort: that we recast Valentine’s Day as a food holiday celebrating community and friendship so that everyone, whether single or in a relationship, can join in.
With that said, you can’t have Valentine’s Day without chocolate. I love chocolate. Who doesn’t? But do you ever find that little voice in your head filling you with guilt and trying to talk you out of that heavenly chocolate indulgence? Read more
January means cleanse time in the RNL world. This is one of the most popular recipes I make. Period. That said, when I’m cleansing but my family or dinner guests are not, this is the perfect dish. If you’re looking to clear out some of the leftover holiday sluggishness, look no further.