Holiday décor the sustainable way

Holiday décor the sustainable way

Merrymaking is all in the ambiance. When we think of the holidays, the vision that resonates in our imagination is a magnificent table with dancing candle flames, friends and family gathering over a sumptuous meal and imbibing in the most delicious of swills. Laughter, smiles, and glasses in the air for a toast! Throwing together… Continue reading »

Good Threads. Good Cause. Looks for not-a-lot.

Good Threads. Good Cause. Looks for not-a-lot.

It’s our pleasure to share this space with one of our advertisers who brings unique value to our community. Please help us welcome Judith Simmons, Goodwill’s Marketing Manager, as she talks about the fun fashions available at Goodwill for very little money. Fashion and style do NOT have to be expensive! I can explicitly remember picking… Continue reading »

Pining For Clean Floors

Pining For Clean Floors

It all begins with a compelling reason for getting something done.   That was the situation in my house when I learned that a very important client/friend was about to visit from Seattle and stay in the guest bedroom for several days. It was time to have the carpet and floor tile professionally cleaned. As… Continue reading »

She Tricked Me Into It

Within 500 feet I knew that this was going to be a butt buster. What gave me that initial impression were the rock edges along what seemed like 200 foot drops and rocks and stones so numerous that tripping over them could potentially electrify your feet and calves, way past your knees, for 3 straight days afterward!… Continue reading »

Walk This Way

It’s hysterical how things come together when you allow it. Wanting to bring in the New Year blog with relish and action, a thought occurred to us to write a blog about walking and its MANY benefits to us women and men! I’ve been walking for 25 years and can announce with confidence that walking… Continue reading »

Love Your Body To Good Health

Love Your Body To Good Health

We recently attended The Frontier Inside retreat presented by the sweet Licia Berry at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. This glorious, natural setting matched the splendor of the creative activities and soul food  that we savored at the 2.5 day event. Licia’s own journey to Tucson included participating in an equine therapy retreat in New Mexico… Continue reading »

Natural Awakening

Natural Awakening

Does it seem like women all over the world these days are openly conversing more and more about their own spiritual and developmental growth? That observation and our own  discoveries have been stimulating Holly’s and my spiritual life for the past several years. And as luck would have it,  the other day we came across… Continue reading »

Brainy Food

Brainy Food

Readers of Natural Awakenings Magazine are pretty savvy about maintaining adequate nutrition and healthy habits. However, we may not always be consciously incorporating specific foods into our diet that trigger and aid in our brain functioning. Recently Dr. Sanjay Gupta talked about how he stays sharp when he expects a super busy schedule. It’s funny… Continue reading »

Holly’s and Barbara’s Favorite Products

Holly’s and Barbara’s Favorite Products

You may recall several years ago when Oprah had her daily show, she often brought on a beauty expert by the name of Paula Begoun who evaluated and reported on products, both effectiveness and price point. Think of Holly and me as your go-to queens for best places and products in town. For Holly, it… Continue reading »