All we have is now – Seasonal Wisdom, from Summer to You, with Love
Adventure in Normal Life / Reflections / wellness

All we have is now – Seasonal Wisdom, from Summer to You, with Love

“All we have is now” sums up how I think summer feels about us. Summer officially ends September 22. Yet, I feel no need to rush the transition this year into the new season. Advertisements Continue reading

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Shades of Summer: Savoring Summer with Pretty Pops of Color
Beauty / beauty reviews / Boston / wellness

Shades of Summer: Savoring Summer with Pretty Pops of Color

The air has just started to cool, and I wonder if that telltale change in the air is permanent. I was thinking about why I enjoy summer: celebrating our birthdays and anniversaries is one big exciting part, but there are also more subtle feelings associated with summer. There’s more freedom to slow down and soak in experiences. Clothes … Continue reading

Summer Blueberry Lemon Iced Cupcakes Recipe (gluten free) + enter the Bruegger’s Bagels gift card giveaway!
Adventure in Normal Life / Culinary Creations and Recipes / Food / Giveaway

Summer Blueberry Lemon Iced Cupcakes Recipe (gluten free) + enter the Bruegger’s Bagels gift card giveaway!

Blueberries are the tastiest in summer. The peak of their season is mid-late summer. Each year, B and I think that we should definitely, this year, go berry picking and somehow summers end up going by without berry picking. I’m not ready to say “good bye” to summer yet, so I think we still have a … Continue reading

Summer is full of sensory joys 
Adventure in Normal Life / Photopoetry / Poetry

Summer is full of sensory joys 

Summer is full of sensory joys.   It is best for beaches             salt, grit, crunch and sploosh book sales             50 ¢! for old tales on well-worn pages,             leaving lingering scents from past homes berries             sweet and full, in jeweled tones baseball games             clap of bat to ball, the roar of … Continue reading

The many stages of Peach Crumble 
Culinary Creations and Recipes

The many stages of Peach Crumble 

Peaches reign in the summer as the royal fruit , fragrant, juicy, in season, and ripe with a full spectrum of illustrious choices,  culinary feats to enjoy : peach lemonade, peach sangria, peaches and pork chops, peach smoothies, peaches on cereal, peach salsa, peach vinaigrette, peach salsa with white fish, peach Popsicles, peach Melba, peaches … Continue reading