Bringing balance back to life to restore joyful, healthy, happy living.

Growing my own

Selling our Southern California home and moving to the White Mountains in Arizona has required many lifestyle changes. Perhaps the best, yet unanticipated upgrade, has been regaining my joy of cooking. Wherever we make our home our kitchen is key.  We have a big family, lots of friends, and have always loved hosting parties and […]


FAMILY visits

As quickly as they came, it seems that they have gone. Yet lovingly their energy lingers.  Their laughter swirls through the kitchen and hallway, and their tears have dried on the pillow.  Artwork abounds in my office space. The sketch of a treehouse designed by an adventurous five-year-old, and the pink and purple doodles of […]