Carrot Dill Soup

This soup does not discriminate: it’s a crowd pleaser for both vegans and meat eaters. The potatoes make it hearty, but you could also add a scoop of any cooked grain. Don’t skip the fresh dill. It’s highly therapeutic and makes the soup taste delicious. Serves 4 2 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, chopped […]

The raw, unfiltered truth of becoming a self-published author.

Have you noticed that trend on social media lately—the one where people are ditching the facade of perfection and showing the real, messy side of life? Well, buckle up, because I’m about to dive into the raw, unfiltered truth of becoming a self-published author. May is Mental Health Month, but it’s a reminder that the […]

Easing into Spring

Take a leaf out of nature’s book and give yourself permission to ease into the season at your own pace.

Spring Blossoms

Embrace the chaos of spring with open arms, knowing that you have the tools and wisdom of TCM to guide you. Here’s to a season of growth, renewal, and endless possibilities!

Chocolate lovers ❤️

Two hands holding a clear mug of hot chocolate.

Let’s face it, not everyone is head over heels for February or Valentine’s Day. But everyone (well, almost everyone) sure does love chocolate. We all know chocolate has a rich history dating back to ancient Mesoamerican civilizations, where the Aztecs and Maya cultivated and consumed cocoa beans as a sacred beverage. I want to continue […]

Grief – A universal language

many cacti in pots on a wall

Picture this: A 5 a.m. wake-up for hockey-mom duties and a mad dash to secure the coveted spot as first in line for our passport renewal. Cold concrete stairs, coffee jitters, and two chatty morning comrades who quickly become my first-in-line buddies. When my alarm went off, I had no idea I was headed for […]

Sleep Seekers 💤

Woman sleeping, curled up in white duvet, legs and arms exposed

Let’s talk about the elusive beast we all crave: SLEEP. I thought I had it all figured out, whispering sweet lullabies to my belly, convinced my baby would be a sleep prodigy. Fast forward ten years, and I’m in a nightly wrestling match with my very own night owl. The irony, right? You know you’re […]

Take A Pause

girl standing on a beach with a rainbow in the distance

As we step into November, a time for reflection and giving thanks, I want to share a simple practice I’ve embraced.  Pause for a moment and consider this: have you ever consciously taken a pause during your day? I’ve recently discovered the brilliance of pausing, and it’s as if I’ve stumbled upon a hidden treasure. […]