Happy New Year! This is more of a personal podcast, where I talk about the highlights of 2014 for me and my family, and I talk about what I have in mind (Lord willing) for 2015, plus I share my “word” for 2015 and give you a printable of my favorite quote by Mother Theresa.
But it doesn't stop there. No, this podcast requires your input, too!
I asked you 4 questions. Here they are (answer below in the comments):
- Share below any reflections about your 2014.
- What are your goals for 2015?
- What's your “word” for 2015?
- Do you have advice for me about digitally storing recipes?
Give this podcast a listen to hear my thoughts on 2014, goals for 2015, and my “word” for 2015 (it's “best”). Plus… weekly listener question and the tip of the week!
I can't wait to hear from you. 🙂
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“Do It Anyway” by Mother Theresa
This is the Mother Theresa poem that I have printed and hanging by my desk. I read it all the time!
Tip of the Week: Diffuse Essential Oils for Congestion/Breathing/Allergies
When I was recording this podcast, I was getting over an allergy attack from house cleaning. Yes, I'm allergic to deep cleaning. 🙂 However, this time I got over it much more quickly and I slept breathing clearly that first night of the attack — thanks to diffusing essential oils.
(That's my diffuser pictured above, and no, I can't find it sold anywhere!)
Here are good oils to diffuse for congestion/cold/breathing: eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, peppermint, white fir, lime, rosemary, thyme. I used a blend called Breathe Ease from Rocky Mountain Oils (to which I added some peppermint).
Thanks to Traditional Cooking School members for the advice!
Susan F. asks:
“I came to your site because your Facebook page always has some good posts for substitutions. I am wondering if you have ever tried a substitution for corn syrup in recipes. Most of the corn syrup I can find at the store has high fructose corn syrup in with the corn syrup and since I'm trying to avoid high fructose corn syrup I can't use it. Obviously I want something that doesn't have much taste. Agave syrup, liquid cane sugar, sorghum, maple syrup, honey, some combo of these? Thanks in advance.”
- Real Food Makeovers/Substitutions
- Inexpensive Maple Syrup Replacement
- Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 (scanner)
- Fellowes Shredder 99Ci (shredder)
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Anything to Add?
I would love to hear from you! Please share about your 2014, your goals for 2015, your “word” for 2015, and let me know if you have any advice for me about digital recipe storage. Or, do you have questions for me or comments about anything shared in this episode?
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