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Travel Guide: San Diego Area with Kids

We recently spent a week in the San Diego area with family, rolling in the sand, splashing in the waves and exploring as much of the Southern California food scene […]

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My Second Life

If you've asked me recently about what I'm reading and listening to, I've likely told you about the Second Life Podcast. I'm obsessed with hearing the stories of women who […]

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Sabih (Pita with Grilled Eggplant Salad, Tahini and Spicy Herb Sauce)

We've just started thinking about our next trip to Israel, probably next June. I think this will be my sixth trip, and I never get tired of it. Part of […]

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Summer Bucket List for 2019

In my childhood years, I remember summers as long, hot and humid lazy days where boredom inspired creativity—building forts and creating clubhouses with friends, playing make-believe in the fields and […]

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Travel Tips: Packing List of Activities for Three Year Olds

This is the second post on what to pack in your suitcase to entertain your toddler while traveling. The first was for two year olds, and this one gives updated […]

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Eight Daily Eating Habits to Live Well and Feel Good

If you want to read a little more about my history with food, my food philosophy and why I don’t believe in fad diets, begin here. The topic of food is […]

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Theo's First Birthday Celebration

The sweet little boy in this photo just turned THREE. As milestones usually make me do, I started reminiscing, going back and reading through his first year posts to remind […]

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Chicken, Cauliflower and Kale Coconut Curry

I didn't grow up eating ethnic food. Exotic meals included taco nights, with crispy taco shells filled with seasoned ground beef and shredded lettuce and cheddar cheese, or a Bisquick-crust […]

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Three Weeks in Israel

We arrived in Tel Aviv mid-morning, bleary-eyed and a little wobbly from lack of sleep, since Theo was the only one of the eight of us to sleep on the […]

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2019 Intentions

If you’ve been reading here for a while, you’ll already be familiar with my yearly reflections and the setting of intentions for the year ahead. In one form or another, […]

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