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Monday Motivation: All Aboard! What is your “Mayflower”?

November 19th, 2018
A painting of the Mayflower on choppy seas waters

It’s Thanksgiving week and as I sat down to write my Monday Motivation blog I could not help but think about how motivated the Pilgrims must have been in 1620 when they boarded the Mayflower.  They were seeking religious freedom and a new life in a new and unknown world.   Did they know what they were signing up for?  Did they know they might not make it there alive, or even survive once they arrived?  Yet their desire for freedom was greater than any challenge that they would face on this foreign journey. Some of them gave up before they even got going.  Originally, they were going to... Read More

How to add Hemp to Your Thanksgiving

November 17th, 2018
Hempsgiving

Thanksgiving is next week and there are several of us who will be shopping for foods this weekend, and all next week, leading up to the big day! We all know the classic casseroles, stuffings, and desserts, but have you considered adding hemp foods to your menu? For some, hemp foods can be new to cook with, and there isn’t a lot of direction for how to add hemp to your Thanksgiving, until now! Hemp foods are gaining popularity, and becoming much easier to find in stores. Hempsgiving was recently held in Denver, where every item on the menu featured some sort of hemp. The event was such a success,... Read More

Drinking Consciously This Holiday Season

November 24th, 2017

I hope everyone has survived their Thanksgiving or Harvest holiday meals yesterday, or are pushing through if yours lasts through the weekend! For me, Thanksgiving marks the first day of the holiday season—a period of time at the end of the year for self-reflection, closure of the previous year, spending time with family, and giving a little extra back to the community at large. Taking the time to recognize one’s own little privileges and blessings in life and expressing gratitude can actually go beyond just donating money, toys and food, or volunteering time over the holidays with those in... Read More