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How to Make An Eagle Scout Pin Cake for 200 People

Due to my son’s multiple food allergies, I’ve always baked all of his cakes and treats, which basically need to be vegan. Early on I taught myself how to do special designs. Now his Eagle Scout celebration was upon us. … Continue reading

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Only One Thing Is Getting Me Through This Hatred

Last Monday, I happened to be putting things away in the kitchen when the President was broadcast live from the G20 conference. I grabbed a pen and jotted down his words, feeling the truth in what he said. And when … Continue reading

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Have You Heard of Craftivism?

If you haven’t, you should know it’s a world-wide movement. Craftivism opens up a conversation so people can learn from each other and exchange views. When I attended Salon An Artful Conversation last year, I was delighted to hear Betsy … Continue reading

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Kindness Makes a Difference

Again his Jewish opponents picked up stones to stone him, but Jesus said to them, “I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which of these do you stone me?” “We are not stoning you for any … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Sticky Fingers’ Sweets – Book Review

On Valentine’s Day, we visited our local vegan distributor, Pangea. The largely online store has limited Saturday hours for those of us lucky enough to live nearby. When we are free and running errands in Rockville, MD we stop by … Continue reading

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Thinking Not Mind Wandering

This week after one of my chair yoga classes, I said, “thinking not mind wandering”. This seemed to be a new concept. Here was a group of seniors in their 70’s and 80’s and they had never pondered the difference. … Continue reading

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Benefits of Upside Down Yoga

Do you know why raising your arms, lowering your head, or lifting your legs is so beneficial during yoga? These inversions help your lymphatic system clear out the waste in your bloodstream. We all know that our heart pumps our … Continue reading

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Review: Buoy Seat Is a Healthier Sitting Option

When my teenage sons wanted their own rooms, I gave up my office and created a space in the master bedroom. My little corner was transformed with a corner desk but I couldn’t find an appropriate seat. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Breathe For Two Minutes

This year I can’t seem to take on a whole New Year Resolution and think we would all be better by embracing a New Year Habit. I firmly believe that small changes in habits can lead to major life changes. … Continue reading

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A Thankful Yoga Practice

My Yoga and the Spirit classes fill a void in my yoga practice by combining my Christian religious beliefs and yoga. This Gratitude Practice highlights appropriate Bible verses and poses which can be incorporated into a special Thanksgiving yoga session … Continue reading

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