St. Patrick’s Day, Green Smoothies and a few deep thoughts by Steph

About this time four years ago, I started reading Kimberly Snyder’s blog ( and was introduced to the amazing concept of a green smoothie. At first I was skeptical, as I’m sure all of you were (or perhaps still are) about a drink made from greens. At that time in my life, I was a stay at home mom of […]


“…The Teacher Will Come.” by Mar

Back at the end of December, I pressed the “Publish” button on our blog site to share my story, “When The Student Is Ready”. The quote, “When The Student Is Ready, The Teacher Will Come” has been meaningful to me for many years. I first heard it when I worked for an art college as an admissions adviser. I often […]


What’s Up in the Kitchen?-by Mar

I remember about 20 years ago, my older brother Mike, while living on a lean college budget, used to make a meal called Tuna Noodle F@ck. OK, sorry about the less than family-friendly title, but he named it. My family laughed when Mike explained the recipe as tuna, noodles, and whatever else you F-ing had in your refrigerator. So you […]


A Loving Gift

One of the perks about being a guest blogger is that I may contribute my thoughts and perspectives basically only when I feel compelled to do so. Most likely the coming of Valentine’s Day had something to do with my stream of consciousness reflecting about love and gifting, specifically about how the most loving gifts are those that possess significant […]


Smooth, Juicy, and Very Yummy!

To juice or to smoothie that is the question…. Both have their merits. Few people have the commitment to do something that takes great time, clean-up, or energy. Find what works for you. Include some liquid nutrition in your body, though, and you will thrive. Drinking fresh, green juice and smoothies help slow or even reverse the aging process. It […]