10 Ways Dry January Changed Me for the Better

Here it is February 1st, the first day of a new month and my 31st day without alcohol. On the heels of a Dry January, I thought I’d share my takeaways from this experience by highlighting the 10 ways Dry January changed me for the better: physically, emotionally and mentally. Like millions of others around the world, I spent the month of January alcohol-free. I didn’t join any Dry January online groups, didn’t get “an…

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Two Generations of Healthy Lifestyles: Sweet and Healthy Treats

Welcome to another Two Generations of Healthy Lifestyles post! This time Tori and I are sharing our favorite sweet and healthy treats. While Tori leads a vegan, plants-based lifestyle, I choose to eat a keto/low carb diet. Though I usually crave salty, crunchy and savory foods over sugary treats, I do have my sweet tooth moments. I used to eat a sugar-free Popsicle to satisfy my sweet craving but they have too many chemicals for me…

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Seven for Saturday

Welcome to another Seven for Saturday! Here are 7 things on my radar this week: 1 ~  A “Cool” Experience A desire to alleviate ongoing shoulder pain, coupled with curiosity, led me to discover Brrrrr Cryotherapy in San Rafael. I had heard of cryotherapy before and thought it might be worth trying for it’s purported health benefits which include muscle repair, reduced body aches, pains, and inflammation as well as benefits to the skin like reduced puffiness…

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Celebrating a Birthday at Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant

Today I want to tell you all about how I spent my 50th birthday, celebrating at Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant in Russian River Valley, about a 30-minute drive from our home. My original birthday plans included a 17-day trip to France with my husband. But the fires began three days before our flight to Paris was to leave. Needless to say, we canceled our trip. By the time my actual birthday arrived, the fires were…

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Seven for Saturday

It’s the weekend and time for a new Seven for Saturday post! ☀️ Here are some things that happened in my little corner of wine country: 1 ~ Guest #1 Room Redo My husband has been painting the interiors of our two guest rooms in his spare time for about the last week. He spends the entire weekend painting, as well as a few days during the week after work. He works so hard. Sometimes…

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Two Generations of Healthy Lifestyles: Breakfast Favorites

Welcome to another Two Generations of Healthy Lifestyles. This time Tori and I are sharing our breakfast favorites. After last week’s post, we received a reader request. The question is, “What do you and Tori like to eat for breakfast?” Our reader specifically asked for some creative ideas for the first meal of the day – meals that are healthy, tasty, easy to prepare and satisfying. Tori and I both have several healthy breakfast options in…

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