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More than Monograms – Gifts and Wrappings Made Extra-Personal

Posted on 12.09.12

People talk about the art of gift giving, but the good news is that you don’t need to be a Picasso or a Trump to show someone that you really care. In fact, gifts from the heart have less to do with money than with the thought that goes into selecting and presenting them. Even […]

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Love, Lifestyle & Limoncello – A Valentine that Keeps on Giving

Posted on 11.27.12

[ February 13, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]

Limoncello, the Italian lemon-flavored liqueur, crossed over into American culture with Under the Tuscan Sun.  It can be enjoyed chilled straight up, on the rocks, with coffee or in a variety of cocktails.  I made a batch recently, and the bottles glow like a liquid lanterns on my windowsill, sort of like ‘campfire with kick’!  I’ve […]

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Comfort Living 101: Obstacle Elimination in Less Than a Minute

Posted on 11.11.12

If you’ve been following me on Twitter @comfort_living, you have been keeping track of my travels, doings and observations.  Hopefully along the way, you’ve also been getting some practical tools for balanced living. I do have some cool stuff coming up, including a Right Brain Re-Balancing workshop on Longboat Key, FL on February 20th, but […]

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Looking for an Activity to Do with Your Children This Summer?

Posted on 07.24.12

Everyone needs a zone of their own — even kids.  And while you think they might already have that, how about checking in with them to see what really makes them feel happy, grounded, comfortable and secure?
Check out this fun and simple activity that your kids can do on their own or that you can […]

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Unlikely Teachers: A 10 Year-Old Girl… and the Horses

Posted on 03.17.12

People learn from other people. They learn from experiences, not books. It doesn’t matter how old you are to be a teacher. Or how young. Jereme Weiner my “spokeskid” for my activity on ChangeMyWorldNow.com, the online community for kids that was launched in fall, shares one of her tools for not only changing her world, […]

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Unlikely Teachers: A 10 Year-Old Girl and 4-Legged Animals

Posted on 03.17.12

People learn from other people. They learn from experiences, not books. It doesn’t matter how old you are to be a teacher. Or how young. Jereme Weiner my “spokeskid” for my activity on ChangeMyWorldNow.com, the online community for kids that was launched in fall, shares one of her tools for not […]

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As Little League Comes Around, There’s a “Shay” on Everyone’s Team…

Posted on 03.09.12

My question is: Would you have made the same choice?
At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its dedicated staff, he offered a question:
‘When not interfered […]

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This Summer: Colorado, Horses, Mothers & Daughters

Posted on 02.27.12

I am doing a very special collaboration with the founder of Vista Caballo, Lisa Arie. This July, we will be offering a one of a kind experience for just 8 pairs of mothers and daughters in the ancient and spectacular lands of Western Colorado.
Vista Caballo prides itself on excellence and genuine transformation, […]

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A Special Valentine

Posted on 02.14.12

We live in a world that cradles us and allows us the water, air and foundation to walk on — the true essentials of life.
A few weeks ago, I woke up with this poem in my mind:
“Soft rain drops falling,
Fragile petals kissing the earth.
A whisper to greet the morning.
… and then a sigh.”
We all have […]

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Two Kinds of Sundays: Both Re-Balancing Experiences!

Posted on 01.29.12

For most of us, our days are packed with to-do’s and honey-do’s, meetings and matings, overflowing in-boxes (virtual and otherwise), and so much more. It seems that the best counterbalance to all that GO-Go-Go is a strong dose of — calm.
… And that’s exactly what I did these last two Sundays.
So now I find […]

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