Bobbi's Blog

I hope you enjoy my personal musings on food, fitness and faith as it plays out in my life. My Head to Heart Meditations is the new home for my faith reflections. Fitness articles will appear under Fitness: Fitness in the News. I have designed this website myself and I write all of the content and take all of the photos. Thanks for taking the time and interest to read my heart-felt words. I hope in some way to inspire you to live a joyful, creative and healthy life!

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How to dry and store herbs from your garden.


storing herbs

I don’t know what most appealed to me the first time I bought a jar of Paromi tea—the tea or the jar. In the end, it doesn’t really matter since I love them both.

These high quality teas are a special treat, and this blend called “Sleep with Me’ is my new nighttime favorite. …

Digging Through Boxes for Christmas Treasures


At the beginning of every Christmas season, I carefully pull out the boxes of ornaments we’ve accumulated over the years and open them up. Memories immediately start swirling through my mind as I remove a few favorites. …

More Spanish Inspiration


As promised in my previous blog post, I have been trying to recreate the tastes of Spain in my own kitchen.

According to our tour guides, Spain is known for paprika. So, of course I brought some home. …

Spanish Inspiration


This past April, my husband and I went to Spain for a much-anticipated vacation. It was all so beautiful that I wanted to capture every moment with a photo. My husband rolled his eyes when I pulled out the camera, but later on he couldn't wait to see the pictures, even the food photos. …

When did "nice" become a dirty word?

holly bea

I’ve read several articles recently that described the difference between the words nice and kind. In short, the nice person is described as an inauthentic people pleaser with low self-esteem, who's driven by her need to be validated by others, can't accept criticism, and ends up angry and bitter. …

Old Ladies in Yoga Pants

Photo on 2011-11-27 at 15.40

Recently a disgruntled old man wrote a letter to the editor of his paper to complain about older women walking around town in yoga pants (aka leggings). He felt that anyone over 20 looked ridiculous in them, which sparked a large protest parade of women of all sizes and ages wearing yoga pants. …

Christmas Morning, by Pat Bortz

Christmas Morning(2)

I want to thank my good friend and talented author, Pat Bortz, for sharing this lovely story with me. Although children grow up and start their own family traditions, we can still adjust and embrace the change, like Pat. …

What Do Chia, Pitaya and Açai Have in Common?


Question: What do chia, pitaya, and açai have in common… besides strange names?

Answer: These are three foods that were featured in the morning “Energy Bowls” I enjoyed on my recent trip to San Diego. 

Wishing you a safe and happy July 4th!


We’re off celebrating the 4th with family and friends, but we wanted to wish you a safe and happy holiday!

As you stock up on supplies…


Keep children at a distance, while adults do the lighting…


Hot Inside and Out


Summer will officially arrive in a few short weeks, but the heat has been around now for a while (at least here in North Carolina). As I was working in my garden, sweat dripping down my face, I was reminded of an apparent contradiction. …

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