Saturday Senses 2014

A way to capture the spirit of each week…

happy little trees

tasting ::   my first nectarine and plum of the season, vanilla vegan protein shake, watermelon, chocolate chips, dilly scrambled eggs, rainbow quinoa salad, lemon soy yogurt, cornmeal crust pizza, vegan brownie and french fries at sugar plum vegan, lemonade, almond butter and honey on rice cakes, coconut almond oatmeal, mango/pineapple smoothie, asparagus, cabbage and broccoli over israeli couscous, bacon burger and fries.

hearing  ::    three year olds “playing together” aka lots of crying, laughing and protesting.

smelling ::   the swimming pool, watermelon and coppertone sunscreen.

seeing ::      an artist born. my girl and i have taken up watercolor painting this week and i’m not sure who is loving it more.

feeling ::    oh so full of doubt. discouraged. the other side of doubt. grateful.

wishing/hoping ::     i am really missing restful sleep in the morning. a full mind is waking me up before sunrise. hoping for some peace and deep sleep.

What about you?

What are your senses this Saturday?

Looking back, how was your week?

Leave a comment and tell me all about it. I’d seriously love to hear about your week. Now’s not the time to be shy.

This weekly tradition inspired by Pink of Perfection’s Five Sense Friday.

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Saturday Senses 2014

A way to capture the spirit of each week…

my favorite age

tasting ::   my first apricot of the season, vanilla vegan protein shake, raw veggies at the park for snack, red lentil coconut milk soup, overnight oats with pecans and raisins, watermelon, chocolate chips, dilly egg salad, avocado olive oil and salt on country toast, pineapple “ice cream”, a tiny little bourbon and homemade ginger syrup cocktail.

hearing  ::    radio lab show on pathological liars. riveting!

smelling ::   the swimming pool and fresh foothill air.

seeing ::      the light at the end of the tunnel and visions of the future and the wisdom in the quote above. so true.

feeling ::    satisfied.

wishing/hoping ::     a safe and fun holiday weekend.

What about you?

What are your senses this Saturday?

Looking back, how was your week?

Leave a comment and tell me all about it. I’d seriously love to hear about your week. Now’s not the time to be shy.

This weekly tradition inspired by Pink of Perfection’s Five Sense Friday.

Don’t forget to click the links!

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Saturday Senses 2014

A way to capture the spirit of each week…

2014 may 17

tasting ::   my first peach of the season, vanilla vegan protein shake, green smoothies, raw veggies at the park for snack, red lentil coconut milk soup, hummus olive wrap, eggs with lots of garlic and dill, honey lemonade, chilled noodle salad with grilled pork, peanut butter cookie sandwich from magpie, overnight oats with pecans and raisins, kettle corn, zucchini and chickpea saute over isreali couscous.

hearing  ::    a tiny little dictator yelling MINE! ugh. three and a half you are HARD.

smelling ::   swimming pool and ice pops.

seeing ::      almost a complete turn around when i asked ruby to yell “i have another idea!” instead of her favorite word “NO”. life-changing.

feeling ::    started the week overwhelmed. stuck. ended the week feeling pretty damn optimistic and grateful. a long over due lunch date with an out of town friend sealed the deal.

wishing/hoping ::     for finalizing the healthy happy sane teacher home study and website.

What about you?

What are your senses this Saturday?

Looking back, how was your week?

Leave a comment and tell me all about it. I’d seriously love to hear about your week. Now’s not the time to be shy.

This weekly tradition inspired by Pink of Perfection’s Five Sense Friday.

Don’t forget to click the links!

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Saturday Senses 2014

A way to capture the spirit of each week…

 balance of holding on and letting go

tasting ::   vanilla vegan protein shake, old fashioned vegetable soup, green smoothies, pork tamales, teacher appreciation chicken burritos, red lentil coconut milk soup, overnight oats with pecans maple syrup and strawberries, vegan creamy garlic pasta with sauteed broccoli, vegan lemon lavender muffin, roobios chai with almond milk, gallons of plain water.

hearing  ::    lady business radio with jessican kupferman (and myself laughing) and more kid coughing (does this ever stop?)

smelling ::   mango coconut candle from my bud kirsten at kmk design.

seeing ::      myself in new ways. i’ve been shopping my closet and remixing my clothes to participate in #stylememay on instagram.

feeling ::    honored people are reaching out to me about the healthy happy sane teacher home study program. i helped create the program i needed when i was working in the classroom and i am so humbled by the feedback and interest.

wishing/hoping ::     you and all the other (american) mamas a very happy mother’s day. have you checked out what i’m (trying to) teach my kids over at yes and yes? i got chills reading the other mamas’ words.

What about you?

What are your senses this Saturday?

Looking back, how was your week?

Leave a comment and tell me all about it. I’d seriously love to hear about your week. Now’s not the time to be shy.

This weekly tradition inspired by Pink of Perfection’s Five Sense Friday.

Don’t forget to click the links!

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Saturday Senses 2014

A way to capture the spirit of each week…

 2014 may 2

tasting ::   vanilla vegan protein shake, baked potatoes with sauteed broccoli, strawberry coconut milk ice cream with almonds and chocolate chips, bbq chips, guacamole, hummus, egg salad and eggs over easy with lots of dill, sauteed kale and brown rice, old fashioned vegetable soup, green smoothies, toasted cinnamon raisin sprouted bread with peanut butter and raspberry jam, pineapple raspberry honey ice pops.

hearing:      most messed up – the new record from old97s. a serious drunken romp not appropriate for preschool ears. which means more for me!

smelling ::     summer heat in may. *gasp*

seeing ::      pollen showers. why sacramento, why?

feeling ::    so much better. that cough was a bitch.

wishing/hoping ::     to reach all the teachers who need the healthy, happy, sane teacher program. is that you? someone you know?

What about you?

What are your senses this Saturday?

Looking back, how was your week?

Leave a comment and tell me all about it. I’d seriously love to hear about your week. Now’s not the time to be shy.

This weekly tradition inspired by Pink of Perfection’s Five Sense Friday.

Don’t forget to click the links!

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Saturday Senses 2014

A way to capture the spirit of each week…

2014 april 26

tasting ::   vanilla vegan protein shake, avocado toast, old fashioned vegetable soup, chada thai yellow curry with tofu and brown rice, vegan burrito bowls, tuna salad on rice cakes, almond butter on rice cakes, falafel on pita, potato chips, too many crackers, lots of tea and cough medicine.

hearing:      so much coughing. bronchitis for all! (not really, hoping you didn’t get it because it was awful!)

smelling ::     rain.

seeing ::      preschoolers play soccer for the first time and some obstacles to self-care disappear when i got the right size bra. <– true story. read about it here.

feeling ::    almost well. still some low energy and coughing, but so much better.

wishing/hoping ::     to regain some traction in life. being sick really cuts down on productivity. and sleep. and fun.

What about you?

What are your senses this Saturday?

Looking back, how was your week?

Leave a comment and tell me all about it. I’d seriously love to hear about your week. Now’s not the time to be shy.

This weekly tradition inspired by Pink of Perfection’s Five Sense Friday.

Don’t forget to click the links!

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Saturday Senses 2014

A way to capture the spirit of each week…

2014 april 5

tasting ::   vanilla vegan protein shake, avocado, old fashioned vegetable soup, egg salad, raisin cinnamon toast, oatmeal with all the fixins, applesauce with cinnamon heated up (tastes just like apple pie!), hummus and celery, mandarins, tempeh with veggie heavy pasta sauce over brown rice pasta, chicken potstickers.

hearing:      pouring rain.

smelling ::     vanilla chai and coconut lime lotions.

seeing ::      season two of house of cards. DUDE.

feeling ::    calm. life transitions are difficult. i’m trying to stay in the moment.

wishing/hoping ::     to stay healthy. #noupperlimits

What about you?

What are your senses this Saturday?

Looking back, how was your week?

Leave a comment and tell me all about it. I’d seriously love to hear about your week. Now’s not the time to be shy.

This weekly tradition inspired by Pink of Perfection’s Five Sense Friday.

Don’t forget to click the links!

{imagesource: my instagram!}

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Do you wish you could end the school year feeling as energized as you started it?

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HHST

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