Small Changes

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It’s a new year and most of us have at least one or two areas of our universe we’d like to improve upon. Previous DoAhead Dining posts have focused on little things that can help us “minimize perspiration and maximize inspiration”.

Remember little tips for…


    Meal Planning

Tomatoes Drying

Canning Tomatoes


Making a DoAhead Strawberry Smoothie

Every tip, trick and recipe a DoAhead can come up is a help in the kitchen. But sometimes the pursuit of peace and pleasantries while cooking requires a broader frame of reference.

Crystal Paine’s blog is a fantastic source for coupons and cooking tips (not to mention many other things!) But Paine has exceeded expectations for “a little help” by providing an even more important ingredient…perspective! Paine’s book, Say Goodbye to Survival Mode: 9 Simple Strategies to Stress Less, Sleep More, and Restore Your Passion for Life  does just that. Her book was released last week and it’s a terrific tool for any DoAhead wannabe! One of my personal favorite tips…

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What wisdom there is in knowing when to say no and when to say yes!

That’s it DoAheads…like Crystal says, “Big progress begins with small changes!”

Your DoAhead Friend,

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