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kale sweet potato

The August Break: Twenty-Seven

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 27. Favourite Recipe Garlicky Kale-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes by Anna Dvorak for more of Anna’s delicious, nutritious recipes, check out her e-books on Amazon: FALL * WINTER * SPRING * SUMMER Serves 2 (with leftovers) Ingredients 2 medium organic Garnet or Jewel yams (orange flesh sweet potatoes) 1 […]

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Summer reading, summer joy

I vividly remember the feeling of guilt-free anticipation that would take hold every time I walked into Merrickville Public Library. The librarian, Mrs. Ogilvie, was the revered caretaker of these 3 small rooms. Rooms that–for me–contained vast potential and a unique source of unencumbered enjoyment. In this peaceful place, the only budget limiting how much I […]

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pinks + grays + pinyon trees

In March, I went to Colorado for a Mindfulness + the Mountain retreat led by my friend Anna Dvorak at her cabin near the Great Sand Dunes National Park. I ate food she prepared with recipes from her Nourish e-Cookbooks and hiked and slept. While I sat in silence I stitched. I created five little […]

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Cleanse

I spent much of the weekend preparing to start a 2-week cleanse tomorrow morning. Here’s what my friend and wellness mentor Anna Dvorak says about why we should cleanse: Why do a cleanse? To give ourselves the freedom from cravings, addictions and a break from our typical diet. What’s so bad about a typical diet? We get stuck […]

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Urgent

I went on retreat again this weekend. If you’re keeping track, I tend to go at least once every six months–though I already have another planned for June 1st this spring–because I have found that these organic, completely unwired getaways are essential to my well-being. The time was unstructured enough to allow for me to […]

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Shared silence

Last weekend I attended another Anna Dvorak retreat, this time with seven of my Le Donne friends. One of the key components of Anna’s retreats is silent breakfast. We rise when we wish and Anna is up. She is already there, prepared to nurture us with her organic, fresh, nutritious foods and with our custom juice […]

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