Relax, It’s the Holidays!

You hear that a lot, right?  Relax, it’s the holidays!  It’s supposed to be a time for family and friends, for gathering together and sharing joy.  But often, this time of year is the antithesis of relaxation.  It can be stressful, emotionally challenging, and generally a pain in the ass. More … Keep reading

What I’m Reading Today: Stories of Strength

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December is flying by!  There’s always so much going on at this time of year, it’s important to remember to take time for yourself, to focus on the things that are important to you, and to prioritize your commitments so that you don’t find yourself with zero gas in the tank come … Keep reading

Holiday Traditions: Remastered!


Every year, for as long as I can remember, my mom and I have made holiday truffles. They are ridiculously decadent, rich, and delicious. They are also full of refined sugar.  These are their ingredients: This year, I tried to put a new spin on a holiday classic – this … Keep reading