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Welcome to this little corner of the blog dedicated to my Luminous journey. My goal in sharing the lessons learned in losing (then gaining, then losing) over 85 pounds is to support you in recognizing it's not about willpower, or fad diets, or exercise. Ya hear?! No! 

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As the summer wanes, I find myself wanting to take advantage of all the fresh farm stand produce, particularly different types of kale. My favorite? Tuscan kale. And my favorite dressing to pair it with is a wonderfully simple vinaigrette. This is a modified Luminous-friendly version of one I found in the New York Times. […]

My Favorite Summer Dressing


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Renovation 101

My updated 1835 home AKA "The Manse".

Inspiration to support you on your weight loss journey.

Tips to help you tell your story in video, photo & social.

Tales and how-to's from the renovation trenches.

You Deserve Delicious

Beautiful recipes & Menu Ideas 

When it comes to releasing weight, everything you do should be something sustainable. You deserve to make healthy eating delicious, so I wrote a little cookbook. 

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