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living with just a little less

It's snowing/sleeting/spitting here today (ugh!) - a bit hard to swallow after last weeks heavenly sunshine, and even harder to believe after buying myself a new and much needed (flower-printed) hand trowel yesterday and a few (ever cheerful) pansies for my front stoop. Despite all this, I am doing my best to stay cheerful - to look forward - and get ready (this is code…

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When the sun came out this week I knew it would bring with it good things. Boy, was I in for a pleasant surprise! I think it's safe to say I was stunned, delighted, and totally honored to be Freshly Pressed by Wordpress this week! (Thank you Wordpress!) These things often happen when you 'don't feel ready' as there are a few changes/additions I had been…

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The sun came out yesterday, and it seems, decided to stay for a while (the forecast is clear for at least another day). Insert multiple smiley face emoticons here! It's safe to say it's been a (very) welcome change and the views of the twinkling snow-capped mountains are particularly breathtaking. Craving the fresh air and the outdoors after work, I hurled myself outside to enjoy the remaining…

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One of my best girlfriends Julie recently asked me where I ate when I was in New York a few months back. I got to recalling the trip and realized I really hadn't lamented adequately on what a delicious (and fun) journey we had. Having eaten there a few times before, there are a few haunts we know and love, starting with: Cafe Gitane: Our absolute…

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So here it is. The first published recipe! I never thought in a million years I would be doing this, but it is a lot of fun - I hope you might try this or add your own favourite things to do with the green stuff below! Marinated Kale: The acidity of the lemon and vinegar softens the coarseness of raw kale that is a…

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