Archive for October 2016

Good energy at Wrigley Field

Good energy at Wrigley Field
Today I took our dog to his awesome vet in our old neighborhood as he recently had his spleen removed.  Once he had a good checkup I decided to walk with him down Clark Street to Wrigley Field since I was nearby. Once we stepped onto the famous corner of Clark and Addison the energy was... Read more »

Halloween crafts to do with kids

Halloween crafts to do with kids
Sweatshirts and jackets are coming out and I’m getting in the Halloween spirit and feeling crafty.  Here are some easy and adorable Halloween crafts to do with your kids this weekend. Emojis are big this year and these emoji pumpkins are perfect. Pumpkin apple stamps are a great use for the leftover apples. Lollypop ghosts... Read more »

A breast cancer survivor speaks on kindness

A breast cancer survivor speaks on kindness
Two years ago this fall, a mom of a girl in my daughter’s class, Heather, came over for yoga.  She was nervous, sick and fragile when she arrived, but after our hour she was confident, strong and now my friend. She wrote these eloquent words on Facebook today and I found them to be relatable and... Read more »
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Friday Favorites: Michelle Obama, Soup and Netflix

Friday Favorites: Michelle Obama, Soup and Netflix
Happy Friday!  We are having a low key weekend as our 12-year-old dog is recovering from surgery and little girl has pneumonia. I still have some good stuff to share with you today. The book I’m looking forward to cuddling up with this weekend. Michelle Obama for President! The soup I hope to make as soon as... Read more »

Seven unique wallpapers

Seven unique wallpapers
I’m overwhelmed with all the house decisions that need to be made these first few months of new home ownership.  I know my choices can stay with us for many, many, many years and I’m trying not to act impulsively. Yet, I really am craving unique wallpaper.  Many of these are temporary and can easily... Read more »

A spoonful of honey better than cough syrup

A spoonful of honey better than cough syrup
My poor girl has been fighting a cold the past few days.  She is tough and barely slows downs even when running a light fever and coughing. She also refuses medicines.  We’ve found one chewable grape oral pill she will take, but otherwise nothing in the form of liquid. In most cases I am on... Read more »
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Practicing santosa can make our world so much better

Practicing santosa can make our world so much better
Santosa is part of the Niyamas and means being content with what we have.  According to yoga philosophy practicing santosa in our lives will bring us a sense of peace and inner joy. Yesterday we celebrated the Jewish New Year and the Rabbi spoke about schaudenfreude, a pleasure derived from the misfortune of others. These days... Read more »