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Avo ca Do-Rei-Me?

By Marcy / February 2, 2017

Music to your ears, it’s time for a video avocado tutorial! Enjoy and please share!   Featuring critically acclaimed song “Guacamole” by Mr. Eamon Murray. Video editing by Diana Cosantino.

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Yes, I Take Requests

By Marcy / January 19, 2017

Do you find that January is a time of reflection? Even though it is an arbitrary date, I often look for answers in times past to bring guidance to the future.  You look upon the year that has passed and try to gaze into the whole year ahead of you. It’s open to be however…

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Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

By Marcy / January 5, 2017

“Wouldn’t it be nice, if we could wake up, In the morning when the day is new…” Greetings and Salutations to 2017!  Happy New Year!  We made it!  At the beginning of a new year, it’s logical that people like to start things off right on a clean slate, healthful eating included.  One of the…

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Open Here for Peace, Love, and Happiness

By Marcy / December 21, 2016

You probably have enough time in the “hustle bustle” of the season to read this email as I have enough time to write it…which means you have about 35 seconds before moving on to hiding the heavy Amazon box labelled “trampoline” delivered begrudgingly from your fave UPS guy (sorry, you’’ll get cookies!), ordering Fresh Direct…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

By Marcy / December 7, 2016

It’s the Holiday 2016 season and it’s time to party!  Slip on the velvet, party shoes and red lipstick because it’s time to gussy up in party finery.  Shouldn’t your hostess gift that you bring to your party be just as dandy? Instead of bringing just a bottle of wine for a hostess gift; this…

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Don’t Suffer Turkey Trauma! Call Me!

By Marcy / November 22, 2016

Call me, or text or Facebook chat tomorrow, Wednesday November 23rd from 12-2pm to discuss any Thanksgiving dilemma you might be having! Don’t put your sanity on the back burner, I am making myself available to help you answer any and all questions regarding Thanksgiving. I might not be able to come over and cook…

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Whole Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey with All the Sides

Spilling the Gravy -Top 10 Tips for Turkey Day

By Marcy / November 10, 2016

I can hardly believe it but it’s 2 weeks to Thanksgiving!  And I don’t know if you saw my article in the Asbury Park Press about Thanksgiving ,but now is the perfect time to to start planning your day.  If you are hosting or a guest; there are many steps you can take ahead of…

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Relish Your Chef Turkey Chili

…Give Me Something Good To Eat

By Marcy / October 27, 2016

As Halloween approaches, I think about all of the things I have to do: are the Halloween costumes for the kids almost complete, did I buy enough candy and what am I baking for the school Halloween party?  I also like to think about what my family and I are going to eat for dinner…

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When the Perfectionist Meets Reality…

By Marcy / October 13, 2016

I have a yogi friend who owns a yoga studio. He has been in business for a long time and one day we were speaking about being small business owners – the triumphs and the troubles. He said something to me that I found very confusing and somewhat liberating. He said something to the effect…

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