One hour fifteen minutes from waking up to walking out the door. 20 minutes for my commute, assuming traffic was normal. In the winter, I always rode the bus. In the spring and summer, sometimes I’d allow a bit more time and walk to work. Usually, I ate lunch at my desk. Sometimes in the

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“What changes do you make to get ready for spring?” That’s the question I asked yesterday at the start of my spring natural beauty workshop.  Just asking the question seemed to puzzle people.  Aside from switching our wardrobe, most of us don’t think about how the change of seasons might impact how we feel.  But

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Everyone talks about eating seasonally. It’s the way humans ate for millennia (we didn’t have a choice!), and suddenly, it’s trendy. But what about the rest of your life?  Do you make seasonal adjustments? (And I’m talking about more than just swapping out your wardrobe!) Ok at first glance, adjusting your routine and lifestyle for

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When I was a kid, we colored Easter eggs every Spring.  We used those pre-packaged kits with little wire ‘dippers’ and brightly colored dye tablets. But what did kids do before the invention of Easter egg coloring kits?  They colored eggs naturally, of course. I love, love, love this project.  It’s an updated version of

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And suddenly, it’s autumn.  It’s chilly and dry.  I can feel winter right around the corner, even through these last lingering days of sunshine. During these ‘transition’ seasons of spring and fall, I think more about self care.  Especially this time of year, when I know the stress and busyness of the winter holidays is

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Last week I wrote about coloring easter eggs using vegetable dyes. In my opinion, if you want to try coloring easter eggs without chemicals, onion skins are the way to go!  It’s easy to do, and makes really interesting abstract patterns on the egg shells.  Plus, you end up with a bunch pretty hard boiled

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Although people have been coloring easter eggs for centuries, I have a feeling they didn’t always use pre-packaged dye tablets complete with stickers in whimsical easter designs. I’m always up for a crafty project, especially one that has a potential to get really messy!  So this year, I decided to investigate how to color easter

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