Sharing JOY

Sharing JOY

In the month of January, as things have calmed down a bit, I’ve been able to put JOY into action. If you missed my post on the JOY Project, please read below. I’ve been spreading the word through friends, students, neighbors. The response has been overwhelming. People say, “Good idea!” “Awesome!” “I want to do(…)

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The JOY Project

The JOY Project

In my last entry, I introduced The Joy Project. Since that post, I’ve had several people ask just what inspired the sticker campaign; what pushed me from daydream into doing… “The world is a crazy place” we hear over and over again. During my childhood, I watched the Vietnam War unfold and the Kennedy assassinations(…)

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The Joy Project

The Joy Project

The world is hectic and we can become overwhelmed with the news, technology and all the to do’s we think are important. But I know and believe each one of us can make a huge difference by spreading simple joy – because I strongly believe in this I created The Joy Project – it is(…)

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The last ones.

The last ones.

It’s been a year-long journey for Jo and me as we put together these four sets of recipe cards. She did all the heavy lifting in writing, testing and executing the recipes while I handled all the creative (designing, photographing and editing). She and her sister cooked for hours before I arrived to take the(…)

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A riff on power bars.

A riff on power bars.

Yesterday, Jo sent out a story and recipe about an afternoon spent teaching Alex, an 8 year old who’s gluten-free. Together they developed a “power bar” fit for an afternoon snack or a dessert for the lunchbox. So, being antsy and bored this afternoon, I had to try it. Below is the original recipe: Alex’s(…)

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