Friendship

Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.  –Albert Camus What does it mean to have a friend—someone who knows and cares for you, someone who listens, stands by you and offers a hug or smile when… Read More

Ginger Almond Hemp Granola

Do you know who are your friends? I’m not talking about social media “friends” you barely know, but real friends who know and care for you. Friends who are willing to listen, stand by you, and offer support when you need it most. Today we revisit the last of the lessons from the Blue Zones. We’ve been reviewing them… Read More

PWC’s Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

Very little in life that is worth having comes easy, would you agree? A great marriage; knowledge or mastery of an art or skill; a happy home; good friendships, raising well-rounded children; and more, all require commitment and sustained efforts over a long period of time. Self-discipine and the practice of a healthy lifestyle are no… Read More

Patricia’s Atelier Chocolat

I love holiday traditions and beautiful customs, especially when they involve handmade holiday gifts made with care and love.  My friend Patricia has a lovely way of celebrating friendship during the holidays. It not only involves good company, but also involves sinfully good desserts, children and chocolate mendiants! Around Christmastime, Patricia invites an intimate group of friends… Read More

Celebrating Simple Gifts

Thanksgiving dinner and other meals over the holiday weekend provide an opportunity for people to connect with one another by participating in centuries-old communal tradition: giving thanks together over a joyous meal. Thanksgiving is a beloved American holiday. It’s a celebration of foods, flavors, and customs that often evoke happy memories of good times enjoyed… Read More

Create Your Moai

Welcome to La Vie en Bleu a series where I share what Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones, reveals as powerful and simple lessons that can help put anyone on the path to a healthier and happier life. We continue with the ninth and final lesson from the Blue Zones, five unique communities that have common elements of diet, lifestyle… Read More