Make the mood: beautiful/functional table setting elements

Make the mood: beautiful/functional table setting elements

Set the stage Setting a nice table isn’t just for guests!  In fact, having some nice lighting and a good atmosphere might actually help you eat slower, eat less, and yet enjoy food more.  Even if it’s not every night, you can easily invest in a few key...
The Ultimate Sleep Routine Guide (for adults)

The Ultimate Sleep Routine Guide (for adults)

1 sheep, 2 sheep, 3 sheep… Ever play that game, “how many hours of sleep will I get if I can fall asleep RIGHT NOW?” It’s terrible.  Every so often my brain decides it’s time for a round, while at the same time racing from thought to...
Flavors of the fall (beyond pumpkin spice!)

Flavors of the fall (beyond pumpkin spice!)

This morning I stopped by Good Morning Washington to promote the best seasonings of the season – check out the segment! The pumpkin spice craze is now another annual seasonal tradition – and it’s great!  Cinnamon, ginger, all spice, nutmeg,...
DIY serving tray (+kitchen sink breakfast cookies)

DIY serving tray (+kitchen sink breakfast cookies)

Beautiful/functional That’s a mantra I’ve been trying to embrace more and more – I love the utility of a tool or gadget that works well, a foolproof system, an airtight plan…but ultimately, creating beauty in spaces around me makes me feel...