A delicious, healthy soup using the best of in season vegetables, chicken and herbs. Make it a full meal by serving a side of cheese or chunks of crusty bread.
Does it feel like your life is out of balance? I know when I first became an empty nest mom ( the first time around), I was at a loss. My life felt out of balance. I’d spend hours doing a task that had no meaning for me. I was doing it just to fill… Read More The Empty Nest Mom’s Guide to Finding Life’s Balance
I love putting my hands in freshly tilled, rich, loamy soil, digging a hole to plant a seed or starter plant. Visiting it daily, waiting and watching with anticipation as it slowly pokes its head through the soil. As it peaks its head above the soil and grows, I nurture it with water, pulling the weeds… Read More Gardening: A Surprising Way to Reduce Stress
I love food. I like to cook it. I love the smell of most of it. I love the taste of it. I love the way it comforts me. I love FOOD! That’s one of the reasons I gained over 50 pounds in the last 10 years. And I’m miserable. One of the reasons I… Read More Healthy Snacks For Women Over 50
Beauty can be found in the Inspiring Thoughts that Guide us to Feel Gratitude. I felt inspired today by the sunrise. I woke early to the sounds of the birds. With a cup of hot tea in hand I sat on my deck watching the sun peak over the horizon, turning the skies beautiful shades… Read More Find Beauty From Gratitude
Like you, my life can be very chaotic. The dogs need out. The grandkids you promised to watch over the weekend are whining and screaming. Hubby needs help finding the mate to his sock. Dinner needs to be prepared. The bills are waiting to be paid. And on top of all that I have to… Read More 7 Creative Ways to Find Your Zen in the Chaos of Your Life
Have you ever been faced with a life changing event and felt totally lost on what you should do? You become paralyzed with fear, leaving you stuck in inaction. You don’t know if you can find the courage to go on. Life seems to have lost it’s color, it’s shine, it’s music. Marriage. Birth of… Read More Do You Have the Courage To Embrace Major Life Changes
Many empty nest moms feel an almost instant loss, making them feel down and almost depressed. When this happened to me, I wasn’t interested in loving myself so much. I kind of let myself wallow in the pain of loneliness for a while. But it got to the point that I would spend hours staring… Read More 7 Ways To Boost Self Care When You’re Feeling Down