Tag Archives: textures

Kitchen Hack: Coverage

When should I have the pot covered uncovered, or ajar? Less coverage = more evaporation=more concentrated flavor. Keep the pot covered if you want the ingredients to meld, cook and warm without reducing the amount of liquid. When the precise … Continue reading

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Cozy Bedroom

How do I make my bed look cozy without throw pillows? We have a king-size bed, and without pillows, it looks like a big, flat box in the middle of the room. Don’t underestimate nice linens. I think a bedroom … Continue reading

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Immerse Yourself 

Look, really look, at the colors and textures in this photo. Let your eyes explore the patterns of light and shadows. Sense the Movement of the water, like the ebb and flow of your breathing -rising as you breathe in … Continue reading

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Beautiful Neutral Rooms

I see so many beautiful neutral rooms on Instagram, but I worry that if I go down that path it will just look really blah! How do you make it interesting and not totally one-note? A: It’s all about varying textures, … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating

Engage all five senses when you eat. Experts say the practice of mindfulness – being fully aware of your thoughts and feeling in a nonjudgmental way- can help lower your stress response, improve focus and cognition and fight pain. And … Continue reading

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