Homemaking & Everyday Living

Kitchen Talk

Welcome to the first of what we intend to be a series of monthly interviews with people we believe practice inspired everyday living! We have been inspired by our friend and cooking/nutrition guru, Pamela Salzman of Kitchen Matters. Since becoming a mother, one of the ways I have managed the time pressures of young children, […]

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A Colorful Home

Colors can elicit powerful emotional responses. Color is created by wavelengths of light and each wavelength produces a unique vibration and energy that can affect our mood and health. Therefore, color can be a great way to bring different qualities and energy into your life; it can heal, bring balance, or support your intentions. You’ve […]

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A Good Night’s Sleep

A good night’s sleep is important for all aspects of our wellbeing: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. It is a time for our immune systems to replenish, our psyches to process the day, and our bodies to repair damage caused by stress and environmental toxins. It is difficult to be at our best when we […]

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Supporting Your Daily Routines

As Laura and I often say in our blogs, it’s easy to focus on the big moments in life—vacations, parties, holidays, important meetings—but it’s the little everyday moments, many of which take place at home, that make up the majority of our lives. Waking up, getting dressed, getting out the door, commuting to work, making […]

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Change Your View

Often when we are having difficulty solving a problem it helps to have a new perspective. When we look at the issue from a different vantage point we can easily see solutions that we may not have seen before—or at least perceive the situation differently which can change our whole attitude. Addressing the various views […]

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Saying “No” to Being Busy

“It is not enough if you are busy. The question is, “What are you busy about?” -Henry David Thoreau Everyone I know these days is really “busy.” I would bet that nine times out of ten if you ask someone “how are you?” the response will be “busy.” “I am well, thank you” or “doing […]

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Support Yourself at Home and in the Office

Where you position your furniture can help you sleep better, change your outlook on life, help you get more work done, and even affect how others perceive you. In Feng Shui, the Command Position, also known as the Power Position, is used to describe the place in a room or home where a person will […]

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Ten Tips for Traveling With an Infant

… and bonus toddler tips! With the holidays approaching many of us will be taking to the roads, or the air, to see our families… There is no question making the journey with young children in tow can be challenging, but the more prepared you are the better chance your trip will be enjoyable. In […]

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