Living Simply, Simply Living

Now that I am living on my own, I have been reflecting on my desires for my future. There are countless people who have inspired me with their journeys in life, and I am especially inspired by those who lead simple lives. Their lives are full of experiences and relationships rather than materials and money. I can see the true happiness in their eyes, and feel a deep connection with this style of living....more

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownie Bars

CAN I HAVE THE NEXT CLUE NOW?!Have you ever gotten to the point where your plate was so full, and if one more thing is added you’re going to lose it?!...more

A Simple Life In Manhatten!a-simple-life-in-manhatten/c1psq ...more

changing name to simplicity

Todays prompt was what would we change our name to, thats an easy one for me, it would have to be so ething simple and straightforward like Amy or Eve. The reason behind this is as a four year old learning to write Bernadette Elizabeth was a major obstacle to overcome! It must have been a sign of the times as my three sisters have long names too, Beverley, Jacqueline and Deborah, my brother, on the other hand, ended up with...........John! Nowadays trying to fit my full name in the teeny tiny spaces on any sort of form, is the next hurdle I face, hence cutting my name down to Berni....more

Marinated Tomato Salad

Wondering why you should eat more tomatoes?  Well, it's linked to heart health, bone health, and on a completely superficial (yet important) level, tomatoes are linked to keeping you young-looking; thank you lycopene!Check out my fast and friendly recipe for a marinated tomato salad.  This looks and tastes like it's complicated but it's super fast and super easy; enjoy!

Thursday's Three

Thursday's Three On Thursday's I will post three things that have my life simpler, smoother, or that I just love this week!#1: Electric Wine Opener...more

Stop Thinking Green, Start Thinking Simple

We are in a green revolution. Our advancements in technology along with the obvious truth that the way our world is functioning is destroying our environment have put us into a whirlwind of green, organic, all-natural everything. There have been some incredible things that have come from this mental shift, but the reality is, we're still not getting the point....more

Bok Choy: Plain And Simple

Bok Choy: Plain And SimpleLeave a reply...more

Cranberry Relish

I had my Christmas dinner today, and thought that I would take a crack at Cranberry Relish. My dad used to make this on Thanksgiving and Christmas, and I always loved it. This is a very simple recipe and a great way to introduce someone to cranberries.  Here is what you need.Ingredients:12 oz of Cranberries, fresh is best.1 cup sugar2 cups water1 tablespoon lemon and orange zest....more