What Would I Do if I Was Being Truly COURAGEOUS?

Money often times requires decisions; decisions are often times hard to make!  And, when, those decisions are in regard to something you want for you, they may be harder to make as we have been raised to think of others.  That is a valid and admirable trait, and it avoids being labeled as “selfish”, but […]

Simplicity is Found in Nature!

Every once n a while, as we talk about money and personal sustainability, I like to mention that a great money relationship can be built at very low cost.  How?  By learning to be in nature.   It is a magical trip even if it is into your backyard.  It is amazing what has been provided […]

Why Did I Choose Pampered Chef?

And why did I choose to be Pampered Chef “healthy”?   Pampered Chef is all about food.  It is all about healthy food and learning to cook healthy food with quality cooking utensils and tools and serving pieces.  People of all ages will tell me that they do not cook; but they do have to eat. […]

Getting Ready to Be Ready to Transform!

A long time ago when I lived in Vermilion, Ohio, a city by the Lake of Erie, I had a slate wallhanging created for me by a local artist of lake gulls with the words “Don’t Ask Me to Walk…When I have the urge to soar!” Four months ago, I moved to Oberlin, Ohio from […]

Forty Years of Eating “Healthy”…

1975 was a good year!  It was the year my oldest son was born, and it was the year I discovered THE SUPERMARKET HANDBOOK written by Nikki and David Goldbeck.  But 40 plus years is a long time, and my $1.95 paperback copy must have disappeared or disintegrated over the years… No matter, in the […]

Remember when Kellogg’s Tony the Tiger was G R E A T?

Yes, this is a blog that revolves around sustainability, in food, in health, in money, in chemical free items.  So, what is Tony the Tiger doing here? Many years ago, cereals were considered a healthy food.  In 1949, Sugar Crisp led the way for cereals coated in sugar.  Post had a hit on their hands […]

Happy Weekend, Yes, It Is!

It is the weekend!  Yes, it is!  Being happy, Yes, I am!  Butterflies are Flying, Yes, they are!  Food is local, Yes, it is!  Being Sustainable, Yes, I am!  I have worked my butt off for several weeks working on all parts of my business through The Empower Excellence Experience…transitional financial coaching, Professional Women’s Connection, […]