Thursday, June 17, 2010
Negative emotions aren't as welcome as positive emotions. When we experience sadness, anger, resentment, loneliness or sorrow, we feel it deeply. And because it hurts, we sometimes suppress those parts of ourselves to keep the pain from intensifying or spreading. Imbalances often occur when we resist an emotion and its natural path through the body. Resistance can cause an emotion to lock into body tissue, eventually leading to physical ailments and mental confusion.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
HOW TO ENHANCE ANY CHEESE PLATTER
You can enhance any cheese and create a beautiful presentation with a few condiments. Honey is ideally matched with strong cheeses (anything aged) because of the balance of sweet and salty (think chocolate pretzels!); chutney goes well with aged cheddars; and dried fruits and nuts like walnuts and almonds taste great with just about any cheese.
Friday, June 11, 2010
Furoshiki (風呂敷, furoshiki) are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth that were frequently used to transport clothes, gifts, or other goods.
Two of my favorite ways of using Furoshiki wrapping is to first start with a beautiful square piece of vintage fabric or a large silk scarf (approximately 105cm in size)... to make either