Auntie D

New series for 2019 – Week One

In this new, fifty two week series, I will address one of four categories of wellness every week. “Me time” will focus primarily on self care. “Healthy Habits” will focus on diet, exercise, and health trends. “Uplugged” will find ways/ideas to spend time away from electronics, screens, and discover the world around us. And “Sparkle” […]


And a Partridge in a Pear Tree

OMGoodness, did someone say “pear”? These are some of the most versatile and delicious fruits on our planet! Flavors can range from sweet and syrupy to spicy. Pears are also some of the easiest fruits to bake, poach, grill, and make look elegant with very little effort (shhh, don’t tell). While “poached pears” sound rather intimidating […]


2 Turtle doves … a reflection

As we celebrate this holiday season, I am reminded of how important friends and family are. In doing a bit of research for this blog, I learned the 2 turtle doves in “the 12 Days of Christmas” are representative of lifelong partners. Turtle dove birds, aka lovebirds, mate for life AND share in life duties […]