October 2013

October was beautiful. The weather was fantastic and gently transitioned to official fall. These are some of the random photos of my life from this October. I love this time of year and am looking forward to LOTS of NEW …

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Cooking at BattyKitten

I know there are lots of websites devoted to cooking. This site isn’t devoted to cooking perse, but I hope to inspire you to create better choices for optimal health.  There’s no doubt that food plays a HUGE part in …



Wholeseters are pockets for your hips. Keep your hands free while dancing, camping, hiking, hooping, fire spinning, holding the babies, riding bikes, doing yoga or simply because carrying a purse is a hassle on the back and shoulders.
Wholesters are …


Digging Up Emotional Artifacts


We all have it, and we don’t want to talk about it. Yet most of us struggle with it everyday. We hide it, complain about it. Constantly looking at all the things still hurting us after all these years?…


The challenge of forgiveness

I recently came across a link showing an indigenous tribe who DID NOT discipline their tribe members with ridicule if there was any wrong doing, but with praise instead. The accused person would stand in the center of a circle …


Happiness Quest: Don’t Worry, Be Happy

I have been pursuing happiness  my entire life.  Years have passed as I contemplated happiness and it once stressed me out thinking about it.  To communicate my dissatisfaction with this feeling, I’d have full on conversations with myself. They probably …