New Year’s Resolution: Attend a Retreat for Women

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  Escape to the Idaho mountains next year for your choice of retreats for women. Four different themes focus on inner strength, writing and wellness, intensive writing programs, and hypnotic recall writing. Enjoy all activities, workshops, meals, and accommodations in two deluxe cabins next to a scenic river only an hour’s drive north of Boise. Desire Map … [Read more...]

Elf on the Shelf is Wicked

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  Here's how to get through the holidays with humor. (Click humor for the TV video. Really.) This week I was interviewed on "Idaho Living" by the charming Johnna Johnson. We discussed several ways to avoid stress during the holidays. The bullet points are: 1. Ignore Martha Stewart and Pinterest. You don't need such pressure in your life. 2. Drink egg nog. … [Read more...]

I’ll Take Turkey Over Tofu, Thank You!

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Thanksgiving is next week and I'm not flummoxed about what to fix. I'm a true admirer of tradition, so I'll stuff a fresh turkey with dressing that contains only bread cubes, celery, butter, water chestnuts and fresh herbs and spices. I'll baste it with more butter as it roasts in the oven, and then I'll be profoundly thankful to share and eat it. I'm not a huge fan of … [Read more...]