Get Your Buns in the Kitchen with Mise en Place

Get Your Buns in the Kitchen with Mise en Place

There is this fantastic concept that comes from French cooking, and adopted well beyond the French, called: Mise en Place (pronounced: mees en plah). It means “putting in place” or “everything in its place”. It refers to the set up required before cooking, and in professional kitchens it would refer to the organization and arrangement of ingredients that a cook would need access to during a night of fast paced food prep. 

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Meditate Babies! Helpful Tools for Practice

Meditate Babies!  Helpful Tools for Practice

Time has been moving so quickly, and more than ever it feels necessary to practice a few minutes of meditation each day. This is a practice that I have been trying to cultivate for years. The days where I meditate, I see that I am more focused, productive and my energy moves more steadily throughout the day - Without fail. But it take s a lot to make this habit stick!!! I have been playing around with some simple tools to help me. Here are some favorites:

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