Author Archives: Judi B

About Judi B

Writer & Photographer

De-cluttering using Feng Shui

Within hours I felt the “energy” of my space change from negative to positive, using the bagua and Feng Shui principles described in Karen Kingston’s uplifting book: Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui. I tackled months of clutter that had piled up over the winter months in my creative studio and office. I felt free again… Continue reading

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Green Tomato Relish

At the end of the season, I had tomatoes on the vine that were still green. What follows is my version of using “what God gave us” and turning it into something special – my own recipe for Green Tomato … Continue reading

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Selfish and Guiltless

I love the holidays because I take time to do what I want to do – without remorse. Ayn Rand said “The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.” And yet we all do it. We feel bad when … Continue reading

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Duck, duck, duck

Duck is not all you will see if you visit the Lac Brome Duck Festival held every September (around 20 – 30th) in the small town of Knowlton, QC. For starters – the trip to the Eastern Townships, just over … Continue reading

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Space Age Gardening

It is true that kids love to garden and to watch stuff grow. That’s why most kids would love a Plantarium kit so they can watch a seed turn into a sprout. The Plantarium Gel Garden kits and the Plantarium Gel Tube … Continue reading

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How to remove a jar lid jammed in a sink

Have you ever had the opportunity to take an axe to your kitchen sink? Wish you could? If you hate dishes as much as I do, perhaps you too have fantasized about doing just that… Well I recently did – but … Continue reading

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Oatmeal in a mason jar

While I was working at Fenigo one day, a customer came in and wanted six 8 oz (half-pint) Mason jars. Being curious, I asked what she would be doing with them. She told me about her new-found recipe for “Overnight, … Continue reading

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Just being, not doing

There is nothing like spending time with small children to make you realize the value of “just being”. Just sitting on the floor and laughing. Just walking in the snow. Just eating cookies you baked together. Just hugging and cuddling. … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Happy New Year! This morning, I was excited about the fact that it was a new year and was anticipating all of the new things that I was going to do. I think everyone looks forward to today because it … Continue reading

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I have the corner office now

A writer needs a comfortable space to work. This, however, could well be the smallest office space I have ever had – but it works. And it demonstrates that you do not need a lot of space to be creative.

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