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Kicking Off the New Year!

As we prepare to fête the beginning of 2012, I wanted to take a moment to wish each and every one of you a happy, healthy, festive New Year.

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: this blog would not be what it is today without all of […]


Wellness Weekend, December 29, 2011-January 2, 2012!

Can it really be the last weekend of the YEAR?! After last’s week’s Holiday Edition, I’m pleased to present you with our final Wellness Weekend event–the one that spans right into 2012!

And so, as we make our way out of 2011 (in our case, blanketed in snow, which arrived yesterday–sniff, […]


Our Holidays this Year: Chop, Slice, Stir, Sip, Nibble, Cook, Eat, Relax. Repeat.

[Some of the spoils of the 25th.]

Hope you all had a fantastic holiday! Over here in the DDD household, we’ve had a wonderful time the past few days, what with the HH on holidays between Christmas and New Year’s.

(“Yes, Mum, we’ve loved it, […]


Podcast with Kelly of The Spunky Coconut

[Kelly with her youngest cutie-patootie, Ginger. Image from Kelly’s Facebook page. ]

Many of you already follow Kelly, the powerhouse behind The Spunky Coconut blog, mom of three, grain-free baker and cook extraordinaire. When Kelly asked me if I’d like to join her for one of her popular podcast […]


Dog Day: Warm and Cozy Holiday Wishes

For those celebrating today, I wish you a Merry Christmas, and a very happy holidays to every one of you! I hope this year brings only good things, and days filled with happiness, health, and the love of good people in your life.

Big hugs and much love to all!

xo Ricki (plus the […]


Wellness Weekend, Holiday Edition! (December 22-26, 2011)

Holiday time is here! After waiting patiently throughout the year, this week people will celebrate Christmas and continue to celebrate Hanukkah. (Have you got all your shopping done yet? Me, neither).

It may be a cliché to say it, but blogging has truly changed my life, and I am so thankful […]


Everyone Deserves Cookies for the Holidays!

Do you remember what it felt like when you were young, when it seemed everyone else had something you didn’t (but you wished you did)? As a gradeschooler, I watched from the sidelines as my friends zoomed around the neighborhood on their new banana-seat bicycles (my parents told me they couldn’t […]


My First Rave: Review of Blissful Bites by Christy Morgan (& Broccoli Salad with Creamy Mustard Dressing Recipe)

[I should have just given up on the sticky notes, because I want to try Every. Single. Recipe. in this book!!]

Okay, so if you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time at all, you know that I am decidedly not the type of gal to attend […]


A Gluten Free Holiday: Winners Announced!

We’re into our last week of A Gluten Free Holiday 2011! You can still enter over at Maggie’s blog to win one of two great cookbooks, until this coming Wednesday, December 21st. She’ll announce the winners shortly after that.

However, if you entered last week’s giveaway on this blog, you need wait no longer! Here […]


Wellness Weekend December 13-19, 2011

[Sorry for the late posting, folks–technical glitch! Thanks for your patience. 🙂 ]

Yikes! Time sure does fly–here we are, smack in the midst of holiday parties, cooking and baking–and suddenly it’s time for another Wellness Weekend! If last week’s event is any indication, I’m betting you’ve been cooking up a […]