Category Archives: Other Gems

Thankful

Image: Jshermanstudio.com Wishing you and yours a joyous Thanksgiving, full of love, laughter and — of course — gratitude.

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Amazon.com Glitter on My Grave, by the guffaw inducing Jill Kargman was my shining moment read of the week! You will truly believe that laughter is the best medicine.

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Enduring Love

Image: Hospiceportraits.com One of my favorite Shining Moments about writing the blog is having the opportunity to attend events, speak to others, and be introduced to extraordinary people who do remarkable things, especially those who are passionate about helping other people. Although … Continue reading

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Election Day

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Image: cookinglightmagazine.com   Here is a great recipe to get your kids to help you in the kitchen. Ricotta-spinach dumplings, aren’t just for adults, kids will love making and eating these cheesy, pillowy dinnertime treats. I always choose a low-moisture … Continue reading

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Mustmammo

  Parade.com #mustmammo With zero family history of breast cancer, Amy Robach wasn’t concerned about the disease when she got her first mammogram on the air in October 2013. But within days, she was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer. … Continue reading

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Think Before You Buy Pink My friends at Breast Cancer Action coined the term pink-washing as part of a “Think Before You Pink” campaign. Pink-washer: (pink’-wah-sher) noun. A company or organization that claims to care about breast cancer by promoting … Continue reading

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Cookinglight.com   Start your day off with this delicious and healthy breakfast. I love pancakes, and can’t believe this 3-ingredient pancake is made from whole grains, fruit, and one protein-packed egg. They are yumma-licious and so easy-peasy to make. These … Continue reading

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Image: Christian-article-bank.com The key to being fully present in the here and now is to do only one thing at a time-that is, unitask-and be aware of what you’re doing while you’re doing it. I have a few tricks that … Continue reading

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Nationalhares.com I have experienced a lot of death this year.  Some loved ones have died suddenly and others have died after a prolonged illness.  Ugh. Sorrow, confusion, apprehension, desolation…just a few of the many feelings that come with heartache and … Continue reading

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