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10 Surprising Ways to Restore Our Oceans

In a previous post, I wrote about Oceana, Ted Danson’s amazing book. He’s got a lot of great save-the-ocean tips in there for what you can do to keep our oceans clean, and help to protect the magical …

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Oceana: 5 Shocking Fish Facts

I love the beach. The whole ocean, really—but especially the more gentle seas, like the Caribbean. It’s my happy place. And I’ve often said I feel as though I might have been a ship captain in a past …

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5 Lessons for My Daughters

This past week I was on a “staycation” at home for spring break. My husband was out of town so it was just me and my girls, cleaning out and doing whatever we felt like doing. I realized that because …

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Why I Love Yoga

I don’t talk about yoga that much…maybe because it’s a little too important to me. I don’t actually think I’d be able to do everything I do without it. And I’d certainly be a lot more miserable—phys…

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The Great Miracle Whip Versus Mayo Smackdown!

A year or two ago I was reading Danny Meyer’s book, Setting the Table. Danny is the renowned New York restaurateur known for everything from the high-end Union Square Grill and Gramercy Tavern to the …

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The Joy of Buttered Eggs

I had never really thought or heard of buttered eggs until one day when I was reading a romance novel. It was Duchess by Night, by one of my favorite authors, Eloisa James. I think it started out as a…

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Sun Is Fuel

If you think this blog post is going to be about solar energy for creating electricity or hot water…think again. This blog post is about the basic, primal, human need for sunshine. Or, let’s be even c…

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Why Women Love Cats

This morning, I was sitting on my couch drinking my coffee (happiness!), and my cat Pumkin came over for her morning love. We have a thing in our house where I sit in Baddha Konasana (cobbler’s pose) …

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Music I Love Now: My Current Top 10

There is not a radio station that plays all the music I love.  I dream of having my own radio station one day, so I can share the eclectic selection of music I love with others—I’m sure there are more…

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Chocolate Milk Float

This one was Eve’s idea. I actually was out of float ideas, trying to think what is seasonal and fitting for January—when, I am sorry people, there is NOTHING, nothing, that is in season. (And I don’t…

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