Expressing Gratefulness

Living the Sweet Life: Lent comes each year, and I spend those weeks, as so many of us do, fasting from some things that I like coupled with reflecting on my life, contemplating what I can improve both spiritually and physically. After all of that time in a reflective state, my mind turns joyfully toward a...

Living the Sweet Life: #love

Who do you love? When you think about your life, do you have a clear understanding of the role that love plays for you? I know that I do. Love is the theme of this month’s issue, and my Valentine are on the cover. Inside that story is a tale of a great love for each other, for our children and of what we...

Living the Sweet Life: – Hello Again January!

Well my darlings, it’s finally here: another New Year! I don’t think I could be happier than I am right now. Last year was filled with so many things – very few good and lots of very very bad – thus leaving me anticipating 2017 for quite some time. Why is it that January always puts us into that...

Living the Sweet Life: Walking into the New Year, Wakeful and Enlightened

Looking for a really cool way to end this year and start out on the right foot so to speak?  Have you ever heard of taking a “Muir Trek?” Apparently it’s a thing. I ran across it during my usual digestion of literature and discovered that the concept was created by an American non-profit organization...

Living the Sweet Life: The Top 5 Ethereal Oils

I just planted the fall garden, and it got me thinking about just how much I use my garden in both cooking and in practical things around the house. Even with our crazy hot weather, it’s pretty easy to keep rosemary, basil, lemons, mint and rose yearlong. There are countless uses for herbs, but I wanted to...

Living the Sweet Life: Sometimes a Sweet Life is Also a Short One

Somehow, despite knowing the facts, we tend to “forget” that we are never promised tomorrow. We do not live our lives daily as it would be our last. Perhaps it is healthier to pretend . . . but I do not think so. I have seen my fair share of sweet lives being short ones. The worst kind of this is when...

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