Friday Quickie


Hello Friends. Whew- it’s been a while!! The Universe really is so amazing- you just never know what’s around the corner waiting for you. I have some recipes to share (lemon pudding, anyone?) and more to talk about. In the meantime, while going through some images for a current project, I found this pic from last spring and wanted to share. Hope it brightens your day a bit… Spring will be here before we know it. Hurrah!!! Happy Weekend!!


Friends. I’m neck deep finishing up a huge work project this week with plans to resume regular posting next week. In the meantime, I came across this link today on one of my favourite blogs and had to immediately pop on here and share it with you. It is so apropos to my life- to all of our lives, really.

Body Scrub + Day 12 + Friday Link Love


Happy Friday!! Hope you’ve all had a great week doing the body scrub. It’s already starting to feel like part of the routine. After taking such a long break from doing it regularly, it feels amazing to be back on track- and my skin is also feeling noticeably smoother. ALREADY!! So. Awesome. I’m going to keep it up and report back on occasion over the rest of the project! Okay- gotta run. I’m taking some hours away from the computer screen this afternoon to meet my friend Karin (the gorgeous red-head in the photos this week) for some yummy vegan Indian lunch, and then I’m off to pillage the burdock at the grocery store. Have  a great weekend everyone!

february friday link love!

this will blow your mind! serve it like this for a quick weeknight dinner

i want to travel here to buy the beautiful produce

these look crazy good and easy

this is the next macro book on my list

gorgeous tutorial on making this macro staple

Body Scrub – Day 11

scrub gently

It’s just been a few days and already I feel a difference. Tell me, why is it so easy to neglect something that is so simple and has such an amazing result? It really is all about developing good habits- and being kind to yourself in the process. Sure, there are going to be days where you don’t do it. The thing is to just get back on the train and keep on going- no guilt required. Have you been doing the body scrub this week? I’d love to hear how you’re making out with it (hehe, making out…)

sandra mesquita - February 6, 2014 - 9:15 am

It’s funny how true it is that we neglect such simple things as the body scrub. It did it this morning and I felt amazing and ready for the day afterwards. It is the most simple and life changing practice I could recomend. It is truly AMAZING!

Teresa@sweetveg - February 10, 2014 - 7:58 pm

I am loving my body rubs! I’ve missed one day this month. I’m hoping to do two today to catch up. :) My skin is in the dry phase, especially this morning. I hope to get to the fresh, vibrant, glowing phase in the next few days.

Day 9 – Body Scrubs and Revelations

refreshMy head hit the pillow last night and I swear I was almost asleep within seconds. It was a crazy day of intense but extremely rewarding work- about 18 hours worth. So, my head hit the pillow, and 3 – 2- 1… “CRAP. I forgot to do my body scrub.” I contemplated getting up to do it for about 5 more seconds before completely passing out.

After eating my giant bowl of brown rice porridge for breakfast today I was ready to jump back into work, but I looked around at “dish mountain” and realized that if I was going to have a day that really flowed well it was important for my surrounding space to be tidy and clean too. Forty-five minutes later and dish mountain was clean. “Great!! Now to work!” I sat at the desk, but something wasn’t quite flowing right. And I was feeling a bit guilty about feeling guilty for missing the body scrub last night, and not writing here today. So. I decided that in this spirit of “Being Kind” to myself I would treat myself to an AM body rub.

Friends, I can’t tell you how much better I feel now with my skin still gently tingling. It’s great. And,  about half way through the body scrub, I was flooded with work  ideas- good ones. I realized that by taking those few minutes to do the scrub for myself, to create my own good health, I would be better able to produce good, creative work for others. Pretty amazing stuff. Ok- tight timeline and big projects to tackle. Back to work! Can’t wait for the scrub tonight.

Mandy Woytkiw - February 4, 2014 - 12:35 pm

Your work is much appreciated.. and I am so happy you are being kind to yourself first! None of your genius can play out if your not at your best! ♡

Shauna - February 6, 2014 - 6:01 am

<3 thanks! We're really all in this big crazy thing together. If by taking care of myself, the payoff spreads to others which spreads to others etc etc? All the better. So cool.