Posts Tagged ‘Seasons with heart’

Apple Secrets in September

The light is golden and the shadows are a bit longer, welcome September! This time of year I feel particularly connected to nature and my own back yard. Mason jars are being filled, pickles fermenting and warmer layers coming out of storage bins. Each year I try to bring an experience of autumn to my…

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May: Magic of a Sit Spot

    Anny To photography This month we celebrate Mother’s Day as restaurants fill for brunch and flower shops have their busiest day of the year, what do Mothers really want? Most of us want some form of TLC, nurturing, extra love, peace and even quiet….mothers need to be mothered too! Well, I have some…

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March Recipes: Rainbow Quinoa & Roasted Beet Salad

  Spring Recipes: Rainbow Quinoa & Roasted Beet Salad   This is a go-to recipe for me. It tastes fresh with celery, sweet with raisins and hearty with beets. This well balanced recipe is a crowd-pleaser, easy to prepare and suitable for dietary restrictions.        INGREDIENTS: 1 C dry quinoa, rinsed 2 C…

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March Spring Recipes: Nettle Pesto

  Spring Recipes: Nettle Pesto Nettles are highly nourishing as we wake from winter rest: Vitamins A, C, E, F, K, B- complexes, as well as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B-6 all of which are found in high levels and act as antioxidents. ​Zinc, Iron, Magnesium, Copper and Selenium, Boron, Bromine, Calcium, Chlorine, Chlorophyll, Potassium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Iodine, Chromium,…

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March: Self-Care

Another gem to keep in your treasure box by our dear friend and author, Jessica Malone Latham. This Month’s Journal/Conversation Prompts: What is coming to light in your parenting that you weren’t able to see through winter’s darkness? What seeds of intention are you planting? What part of you needs clearing to allow for new growth?…

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March Home Care with Children

Spring is coming! Spring fever, spring babies and spring cleaning. This is my favorite time of year to create space for new growth and freshness by clearing clutter and getting the house in order. A Traditional Folk Rhyme invites us to simplify the work that is done in our home to one task each day.…

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Love & Self-Care

I am a seeker of beauty. My eyes and heart drawn to a blossom in its fullest expression or a snail slowly emerging from its shell. These precious moments are around me all the time; I just need to polish the lens of my heart to see and feel them. My dear friend Jessica has…

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January Musings

New Year, fresh start, new ideas, new intentions, and a chance to let go of what no longer serves you, right? Usually, my first instinct is to make a list of everything that I want to do in the new year looking ahead to all the hope and possibility that a sanguine Aquarian would possess. Who…

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Self-Care for Parents for the Holidays

  Self-Care for Parents Practice a pause throughout your day.  Create space for quiet and stillness. Model the importance of slowing down during our shortest days and longest nights. Light a candle or a fire. Walk beneath the stars. Unplug. Write a letter of gratitude to yourself. Say no to an event. Say yes to…

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Games for Winter

    A chubby little snowman had a carrot nose. (show long nose with a closed fist like a trumpet in front of face) Along a came a bunny, and what do you suppose? (Hands show the bunny hopping) That hungry little bunny, looking for his lunch, (wiggle nose like a bunny) Ate the snowman’s carrot nose, Nibble, nibble,…

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