Indulging yourself #2

I am staying on this topic since i believe it is so important. I believe that the difference between feeling deprived /punished -and feeling that your actions were the product of a decision you made after carefully assessing the pros and cons of the issue, cannot be underestimated. I believe it goes to the core […]

Why it’s so important to keep indulging yourself

If there is one thing i have learned , it’s that if you want to succeed in a long-term life style change- be it a change of diet, adding exercise, frugality or whatever you must always remember not to fall into the “restrictive” state of mind-au contraire- you must keep indulging your self every day. […]

why I get up at 04:00

  #1: I am an introvert. meaning I enjoy being alone, I love reading, listening to music, exercising alone, meditating, just drifting off -you get the drift. This means that in order to enjoy quiet hours at home and at the office I needed to choose between staying  up late and getting up early. I […]

Starting from scratch #2

#1.Greeting cards: Do you remember how we loved drawing as kids ?somewhere along the adulthood road we lost it, what a shame ,it’s such fun! well i bought 100 craft cards and 50 envelopes- (everything cost me 7 bucks )- and looked in my favorite place for ideas: Pinterest. I love cacti ( plus they […]

start from scratch

Like many people, I too am a huge believer in saving time in the kitchen. Between work and the kids and  house hold chores – it’s crucial to save your energy for important things. And yet after I found some really easy and tasty recipes online, I think that some things are worth the extra few minutes. judge […]

a few tips on how to stop wasting time looking for misplaced stuff

After having spent yesterday afternoon looking for my car keys ( my son found them after i went frustrated to bed-they were hiding joyfully under the table) I spent some time thinking about how to avoid loosing those precious hours of running frantically around the house , blaming your self-and let’s face it-blaming almost everyone […]

5 reasons to use a compost bin

#1 : just look at that. adding my own compost to my garden’s soil has done wonders to the garden. #2: reuse recycle reduce: what greater way is there to check on all 3 at once? #3: time saver: having your own compost bin takes a monthly trip to the nursery off your to do […]

How to survive as a lonely vegan among an omnivore family

Since I am the only vegan in my extended family, people sometimes wonder how i can buy&cook meat , chicken , eggs and dairy without trouble. well I wouldn’t say it is the best case scenario but this is my family and i love them so. just in case u think throwing tantrums and refusing to […]

they’re as cold as ice

anyone who makes smoothies and shakes on a regular basis knows that you need to consume it shortly after preparation’ otherwise you will witness a very unpleasant transformation occurring from yummy bright-colored food-into gray matter of some kind. this is why you cannot make your shakes ahead for the week. or can you? I love […]