Autumn Visit To Kew Gardens | London | Photo tour

Recently, I had the chance to visit Kew Gardens, home to the largest temperate greenhouse in the world – located in London. After a few peaceful yet stimulating hours of strolling through beautiful gardens, walking amidst huge and textured trees, birdwatching by a pond, visiting the Marianne North art exhibition, taking pics during purposeful pauses, […]

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5 Salad Ideas For Healthy and Light yet Filling Lunches

Anyone else have days when you want to eat something light, fresh, healthy and (mostly) un-cooked for lunch? Salads can make light yet filling lunches and be more than a miscellaneous colourful addition to a hot meal, tucked away at the side of a plate. With a little innovation, adding different combinations of flavours, textures, […]

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Growing and Storing Food At Home by: Julia Benn (Guest Post)

Today’s theme is fast-becoming a hot topic around the map. Gardening – growing and storing food, to be precise. Along with being a means of producing food in front of our very eyes and enhancing our physical and mental health, gardening can also lead to a lighter shopping bill at harvest time, provision at home […]

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Your Purpose, Priorities, Personality and Pace | Making The Connection

When you think about your purpose, priorities, personality and pace, what does the design of your day and rhythm of life look like? Are those areas harmonizing well or is there some friction or conflict in the mix? We’re all works in progress and this isn’t a quiz but if you’re like me, you do […]

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Family and Community Through The Eyes Of A Traveler by: Rachelle J. Gray (Guest Post)

Today’s guest in the ‘Celebrate A Sister‘ series is a beloved sistren of mine. We’ve shared the stage as part of a dance group in Barbados, lived in the same countryside parish for years, and had many deep conversations and creative collaborations. Through Rachelle’s gift for writing and photography she ushers us along her sojourn […]

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“Wake Up Call” | The Message, Song & Music Video

Have you ever had to or been asked to wake someone else up at a certain time? If it was a regular thing, was it easy or always effortless? Maybe you dodged some wild and sleepy punches or were met with a musty mood, a grumble, eye rolls or glaring eyes here and there. Well, […]

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Quality Of Life And Why Pace Matters

Sister, let’s talk about The Hustle. You know, that thing so many of us choose to do, or are compelled, bombarded, thrilled or inspired to do. The Hustle can make you feel a heady sense of exhilaration, purpose, control, accomplishment and drive. Your pace can impress some people who are a lot less impressed if […]

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There’s A Purpose For Your Life…(when you could do with a reminder)

Sometimes my heart just breaks for people…for the hungry, the orphaned, the homeless, the hope-less, the lonely, those who feel less than, belittled, oppressed, rejected…if you feel like any of the above right now, you aren’t forgotten and there is HOPE for you. You got breath in your lungs. You’re still here, gifted with another […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Composting | Guest Post by Elizabeth Shields

Composting offers an eco-friendly way to recycle food scraps and yard waste, ensuring you get a final use out of such household by-products.   It’s also a great way to teach ourselves about sustainability and nature.  In this blog, we’ll dig into the joys of compost:  how to get started on composting turn your food […]

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