Monthly Archives: January 2014

Spice Spice, Baby

Update!  See how I organized my spice rack using cute 4 oz mason jars!

The good thing about shopping at the local co-op is that spices are sold in bulk – you can buy just what you need and nothing goes to waste.  Plus, your spices are so fresh and that little canister of fennel seeds that you used only a measly teaspoon of isn’t getting lost in the back of your pantry.

The bad thing about bulk spice shopping is that it can get a little… disorganized.  Quickly and horribly disorganized.

This is what my spice rack looks like.

This is what my spice rack looks like.

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It’s a New Year – will there also be a New You?

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Wow – can you believe it’s almost February?!

It’s hard not to think of January 1st as a new beginning.  That one day, although it may appear to be just like any other, can mean we’re starting fresh.  Clean slate.  Forget what happened last year, it’ll be different THIS year.

I always think making resolutions at the start of a new year will get me motivated.  But a few weeks later, the sentiment of the New Year is gone, I’m back to my old routine and I forgot what I was going to be resolute about.

Why does this happen?  I had such high hopes, but was I setting myself up for success? Continue reading

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