FEEL: Self care doesn't need to be so radical this holiday

FEEL: Self care doesn't need to be so radical this holiday

I see you this week. You're running yourself ragged: rushing all over town to buy the perfect gifts, planning dozen-course meals, racing to parties, scrambling to mail packages and those never-ending cards, ... doing All The (Holiday) Things. It's been a mad dash since Thanksgiving to get to this point, and you know the shiny New Year~~with all its promises of fresh starts and healthy habits~~is just beyond your grasp. So you put it all out there for these last two weeks. But what's left for you? Plenty ... 

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TASTE: post-Thanksgiving (veg) mashup ... yummy recipes and links

TASTE: post-Thanksgiving (veg) mashup ... yummy recipes and links

As a plant-based eater, Thanksgiving gets better every year. Companies are starting to deliver with options for the rest of us, and bloggers keep doing their thing, offering up creative recipes that even carnivores will enjoy. Now that the hectic get-ready pace of the holiday is over, I thought I'd share some highlights as these food ideas work any day of the year.

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INHALE: The most fragrant time of the year

INHALE: The most fragrant time of the year

No matter where you find yourself in autumn, it smells wonderful. From the earthy scent of fallen leaves, to the rich aroma of kindling catching fire in the woodstove, to the ubiquitous seasonal spices EVERYWHERE, you can't help but "mmmmm" to yourself several times a day as the year draws to a close.

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