Indian Food: Chicken Tikka Masala

I have a fierce craving for Indian food at most times of the day. In my opinion it’s the perfect winter comfort food. Since we are hither and yon from quality Indian, I must make do on my own ....more

Exercising our Kindness Muscles

This summer I was spying on...more

What Goes On & Trying to Feel Better

1. I meant to do a “Thursday Things” but now it’s more like “Frazzled Friday” and...more

Protecting Your Beautiful Skin and Hair During Winter Months

The east was hit with an arctic blast this week. I can’t complain since December was quite lovely, with the temperature hovering in the 40’s and 50’s, and making the outdoor run unusually pleasant for this time of year. Alas, it couldn’t last ....more

What to Do With All Those Christmas Tree Pine Needles: Drawer Pillows!

Don’t call my crafty or anything, but this is heaven in a fairy pillow. Thought I’d share some heaven in a pillow with you. My Brynnie-the-Pooh came over the river and through the woods, from grandmother’s house with the most darling and deliciously-clean...more

maisymak favorites: best of 2014

It’s one of my favorite times of the year: reflecting and looking forward. 2014 was good to us, wasn’t it? Here’s a round-up of our favorites: books, food, posts ....more

Cherry, Pistachio, and Coconut-Toasted Granola

A bit granola obsessed around the holidays? Join my party. I just can’t get enough ....more

How to Meditate Like a Zen Monk

I’ve been intrigued by the concept of meditation ever since reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s wonderful memoir,...more

Sunday Mediations: Handel’s Messiah

There’s a brilliant, but aging...more

Sugared Cranberry, Brie Bites

Looking for a quick and tasty holiday appetizer? Look no further. These simple sugared cranberry brie bites will give every foodie just the right fix.This recipe was originally posted at Annie’s-Eats, one of my favorite food blogs ....more