21-Day Meditation Experience: Hope in Uncertain Times – Day 18 Making Hope Real

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“Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” – Vaclav Havel Message of the Day Today’s meditation is about helping to make hope real for others. Of course, fundamentally each person must create hope from Read More …

21-Day Meditation Experience: Hope in Uncertain Times – Day 7 The Secret to Finding Hope Everywhere

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This first week we learned that hope is a real and powerful force.  Today we learn about how every obstacle or problem has a solution through hope.  When you are aware and appreciate all that you have, it is more likely that you will have what you hope for.  Gratefulness is a powerful secret to achieving what you hope for. Read More …

Pink Velvet Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and won’t it be wonderful to make your loved ones something sweet and pink to eat. I’ve got Pink Velvet Cupcakes, and Cream Cheese Frosting kissed by strawberries is perfection on top. These cupcakes are velvety smooth and easy to make in one bowl. Print Yum Pink Velvet Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Read More …

Plum Sauce for Thanksgiving

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Cranberries don’t have to be the only fruit to grace your Thanksgiving table. People forget that plums are readily available this season and are beautiful fruit with rich color that can enhance the holiday table. I was thinking about Plum Sauce rather than Cranberry Sauce this year to change things up. You can start ahead and make plenty to send Read More …

Staying & Dining At The Palazzo & Venetian Resort Hotels

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While I just couldn’t make it to Italy this month to bring you my Italian inspirations or an autumn in Italy, I do want to report on my visit to what you might call the closest to Italy in America …. in a kitschy way. I did not head to Little Italy, but this month I made it over to Read More …

The Anasazi Steakhouse in St.George Utah

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Last week I posted about a visit to St. George and I mentioned the Anasazi Steakhouse.  While visiting St. George, Utah, on the search for a good restaurant, The Anasazi Steakhouse kept popping up. This American style steakhouse offers a specialty dining experience, and I haven’t encountered a restaurant that cooks its food on volcanic rocks even in Southern California! Read More …

21-Day Meditation Experience, “Getting Unstuck: Creating a Limitless Life” Day 15 – Bringing Your Creativity into the World

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Week Three is about Living the Complete Spirit of Creativity. This third and final week focuses on allowing newly awakened creativity to impact our lives at every level. Then, we can infuse our creativity into relationships, where “stuckness” has caused problems to arise, or at work and beyond, to break down boundaries that are preventing progress. The key is closing Read More …