Friday, September 19

recipe friday


Ingredients for Salad

1 hothouse cucumber,
seeded, and  slice in ¼” slices
1 red bell pepper, large diced
1 yellow bell pepper, large diced
1 pt cherry tomatoes, halved
½ red onion, sliced
½ lb feta cheese, ½” diced
½ C calamata olives, pitted

Ingredients for Vinaigrette

2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp dried oregano
½ tsp Dijon mustard
¼ C red wine vinegar
1 tsp kosher salt
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
½ C good olive oil


Place the cucumber, peppers, tomatoes and red onion in a large bowl.

For the vinaigrette, whisk together the garlic, oregano, mustard, vinegar, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Still whisking, slowly add the olive oil to make an emulsion.

Pour the vinaigrette over the vegetables.

Add the feta and olives and toss lightly.

Set aside for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.

Serve at room temperature.

Tuesday, September 16

after a long day…


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benefits_of_walking... just breathe.
A little fresh air can lighten your mood and help you unwind. Try getting outside and taking a walk around your neighborhood.

turn it off... turn off.
Hit the power button on your phone, your laptop, your television and your iPad.

keep-calm-and-make-a-list-33... be grateful.
Even though it was a stressful day, write down three things that made you grateful.

healthy snack... grab a treat.
Reach for a healthy snack... the perfect combination of indulgence and sensibility to help you get through the evening.

Monday, September 15

monday morning movie

Each week I post one of my YouTube Videos here and invite you to sit down, relax with your cup of coffee (and your movie popcorn) and enjoy a short (approximately 3 minute) Design ‘Movie”. If you want to know how this all got started, click here.

So, Let’s Go to the Movies!
May not be available on your Mobile

I will have a seat reserved for you every Monday!