February Challenge: Mindfulness

Good thing it was ‘on-timeness’ for February but better mid-March than never. For 2017 rather than make and promptly break resolutions, I am doing a different challenge each month. January – Watch a TED Talk a day. This was seriously fun! I am still watching a lot of TED. Here is that recap. February – […]

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Mama Truong’s Fish Sauce: Nước mắm recipe

Nước mắm (fish sauce) or more officially Nước mắm pha (mixed fish sauce or fish sauce ‘vinegarette’), although never really referred to as such, is THE cornerstone dipping sauce to Vietnamese cuisine. This simple yet complex sauce is the marker by which I judge Vietnamese restaurants and cooks (yes, I am also silently judging you if you […]

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Bee is for Books: Summer 2016 Campaign

#BeeisforBooks – instilling right (pint)-sized philanthropy in children The What: Join Bee in his SECOND philanthropic event! So what if he as been on this planet approximately the same number of days that there are hairpin turns in the road to Hana? Bee is for Books is about ensuring that all children have books of their own and removing a barrier […]

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This week’s food inspiration: fresh, mostly local, cleaning out the fridge

My garden is not going gangbusters but I am enjoying a new CSA we are trying this summer, Growing Washington. Having so  many colors and options to play with makes the peak of summer a great time to prepare food. Mixed in you might also find ways to integrate food from the larder to make way for […]

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Bee is for Books – instilling right (pint)-sized philanthropy in children

The What: Join Bee in his first philanthropic event! So what if he as been on this planet only a handful of Mercury Sun orbits? This is just a pint sized event he really can sink his teeth into… literally and figuratively (we do need to keep working on not chewing on books). Bee is for […]

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