The D Word

Diet. I hate this word. 'Diet' denies the self and is temporary. The Webster dictionary defines diet as: "a regimen of eating and drinking sparingly so as to reduce one's weight." The key word here is 'sparingly.' Eating 'sparingly' cannot last in the long term. Instead, 'lifestyle change' or 'healthy eating' is a concept that …

DIY Succulent Planter

As a way to keep my creative juices flowing, I am always searching for new ways to make ordinary household items feel new and useful. One item that has been sitting unused for years is my punch bowl and serving cups. I remember thinking that I 'needed' this item for family gatherings, but in reality …