Sautéed Collard Greens Recipe

Sautéed Collard Greens Recipe

Every January 1st I host an Open House for friends and family. From my years in Atlanta, I serve traditional Southern foods for luck and abundance in the new year. This sautéed collard greens recipe totally fits the bill. While this dish is usually made with ham...

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Gratituesday 12.18.18 – Being proactive

Gratituesday 12.18.18 – Being proactive

I've reached an age where I'm done "paying my dues." Actually I reached it years ago. Instead of being proactive, I sit back. I'm active and available, but passive. So that means that I am largely waiting for things to happen rather than going out and getting them. In...

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Vendors I Love: TWO KINDRED EVENT PLANNERS

Vendors I Love: TWO KINDRED EVENT PLANNERS

photo by Krystal Balzer I met Alison a few years ago working on a wedding in Brooklyn. I was then honored to work with both Alison and Jonathan on a wedding at a 'super secret hotel' this past October. I love their attention to detail, their willingness to go the...

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Gratituesday 12.4.18 – The Rush is On!

Gratituesday 12.4.18 – The Rush is On!

Oh my gosh, how on Earth is it already December??!! The Rush is On! I feel like I've had quite a few posts that express the quick passing of time. But it does still surprise me. I have started doing more regular to-do lists that look at the day vs. ALL of the things...

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Gratituesday 11.27.18 – Sleeping through Life

Gratituesday 11.27.18 – Sleeping through Life

So I read a post on social media recently that said that if you're tired, you may not need more SLEEP, you may need to LIVE more. I cannot remember where I saw it, nevertheless it was certainly presented more eloquently than I just said it. Still it totally resonated...

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Gratituesday 11.20.18 – Not Making Sense

Gratituesday 11.20.18 – Not Making Sense

I'm a sleuth. I like to find order and put pieces together, especially when things are not making sense. But with many things around me right now - mostly around career and buying an apartment - I spend more time trying to find reason when honestly, there is none....

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Gratitudesday 11.13.18 – Finding Solutions

Gratitudesday 11.13.18 – Finding Solutions

Life isn't easy. I know, I am not sharing anything we don't already know. But we tend to get beaten down by the challenges and disappointments. What happens if we focus on finding solutions? Even tonight during a counseling session, one of the pair had a shitty day...

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Celebration Thursday 11.8.18 – Details & Shapes

Celebration Thursday 11.8.18 – Details & Shapes

A few weeks ago, my parents suggested I come out to Long Island so we could look for appliances and bathroom fixtures in preparation for the renovation of my apartment. It's all about the details & shapes. There is a part of me that is jazzed to create my home - and...

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Desire Wednesdays 10.31.18 – Find the Play!

Desire Wednesdays 10.31.18 – Find the Play!

I lead a meditation today that focused on GROUNDING. I know, I know big surprise as I tend to go there often. But I also encouraged my students to Find the Play! We live in such a fast-paced world, that we need to be present. It's easy to be affected by the craziness...

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