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Long Distance Family Making it Work

A friend of mine posted a one frame cartoon drawing on a social media site that spoke volumes. Picture this....You're sitting on a bus (with one other passenger on board) going on a route through the mountains.  On the right side of the bus your view is the mountain, all you see is rock. I… Continue reading Long Distance Family Making it Work

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Being Grateful….

Everyone has a story, everyone has problems, everyone has something that they are dealing with. Good or bad, stress is stress. One of the dividing differences between how some people appear solid or appear like they are falling apart is how they deal with the situation. A lesson that I have been learning is one of gratefulness.… Continue reading Being Grateful….

Health & Wellness

Cherry coconut and cacao bliss balls

Now this is a recipe I am going to try! Nutrient and power packed. Excellent snack or on the go idea.

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The chilly winter weather has well and truly arrived here in Sydney, Roomies. And while the cold, and quite often wet mornings are making my early-morning runs more of a challenge – thank you, treadmill – I do love how the drop in temperature always inspires me to hibernate away in the kitchen and cook up a clean-eating storm.

Case in point: today on this frosty Sunday afternoon, while my slow-cook lamb shoulder worked its magic in the oven (complete with roasted Brussels sprouts, sweet potato mash and steamed greens. Incredible, if I do say so…) – I got to work on dessert: these cherry, coconut and cacao bliss balls. Like cashew nut butter and celery or oats and spicy cinnamon, the combination of cherries, coconut and chocolate (by way of raw cacao powder) is a match made in superfood heaven. It. Just. Works. Every. Time.

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It’s my birthday and I feel fantastic!

       It is often said, 'Age is just a number' and depending which way you're looking at it, it's absolutely right.       Having a baby at 40 can send one for a tailspin and somehow lead you to forget about yourself. That is exactly what I have allowed to happen.     … Continue reading It’s my birthday and I feel fantastic!