Greatest hits | Happy Labor Day, Happy Birth-day

How is it possible that it’s the last weekend of summer?!? This week’s greatest hit, Happy Labor Day, Happy Birth-day, comes from two years ago, when my daughter first went…

So much new + good!

how do you eat an elephant? As we plunge into the second half of 2019 (whattt? how is that possible?), I find myself reflecting on the first two quarters of…

Back to the kitchen

When my husband took his job at University of Michigan, we had just bought a house in Southern California—and I mean that literally: the morning of the day he found…

Healthcare policy, healthcare agency

In the months leading up to and following the 2016 election, I stopped reading and listening to the news and I purged my social media channels. That doesn’t mean I…

Spring into health

Spring has sprung, the grass is riz…. My father used to recite the poem every year around this time. In Michigan, it’s still blustery, and the the grass is not…

Sharpen your saw

I’ve spent a lot of the past 10 years writing grant proposals and reports, and I’ve been musing about the parallels between how a majority of funders invest their money…

Guest Post | Tending the Wild Heart

There’s still time to RSVP for Ruth Wade’s workshop on Gyrotonic and bone health tonight, July 26, and in the meantime I have another cool guest blog post and offer…

Guest Post | Gyro-whattt?

As a health coach and Membership Coordinator for the Women Business Owners of Southeastern Michigan, I do a fair amount of networking, and I get to meet a lot of…

Do less better.

Today marks the beginning of a series of workshops my collaborator, Holly Southerland, and I are calling Month of Margin. The goal of the workshops is to help women create margin in…

Are you cancelable?

When I was being certified as a health coach, I live-streamed the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s live events, which are weekend long extravaganzas of top speakers from the world of health…

Got blank space?

I know how one of my teens would respond to that question, and if you do, too, then you’re welcome for the earworm. But the kind of blank space I’m thinking…

Month of Margin

Are you… Overwhelmed by the clutter in your pantry, closet, or home office? Feeling like you don’t have time to take care of your home the way you want to? Busy taking…

What’s cooking in January 2016?

I’ll be offering more hands-on cooking classes and a reprise of the Fl!p Your K!tchen menu planning workshop in January – you can see the full list on the Events page. The…

Now registering for Fall 2015 group cooking classes

This fall, we’ll be revisiting some basics and welcoming a new guest chef, Andrea Ridgard of Grounded Here Ayurveda + Yoga! Details and registration available at Simply: Home Cooking. Want…

Happy Spring!

It’s Spring in Michigan! (Finally? I think?) We have one of those northern Springs – it starts, it stops, it teases, it backs off, it relents, it restarts. At my…

Beat the Sugar Blues Workshop

Do you suffer from the sugar blues? Do you constantly crave sweets? Find out how you can control your sugar cravings without feeling deprived! Join me for a workshop hosted…