I write because perhaps you will relate and smile.

Navigating the waters of life by living in the moments and the spaces between.

Waggleview® with Lavender Pond Farm owner, Denise Salafia

Waggleview® with Lavender Pond Farm owner, Denise Salafia

A waggleview® reveals the incredible bond between the human and animal connection. These special interviews remind us to mindfully live in the moment, as our pets do every single day. Read our featured waggleview® to find out her dog’s philosophy on life and how her dog inspires her. The Dog Owner: Denise Salafia is the owner of Lavender Pond Farm in Killingworth, CT. Lavender Pond Farm is the largest lavender farm in New England with more than 9,000 lavender plants on...

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Waggleview® with business owner Michele Pinette

Waggleview® with business owner Michele Pinette

A waggleview® reveals the incredible bond between the human and animal connection. These special interviews remind us to mindfully live in the moment, as our pets do every single day. Read our featured waggleview® to find out her dogs philosophy on life and how her dogs inspire her.   The Dog Owner: Michele Pinette, Owner of Fur Babies Self Service Dog Wash,LLC & Grooming Dog type and Name: Chihuahua and Pomeranian mix- Gizmo German Shepherd - Ivan     Q: Why did you choose these dogs? We...

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Waggleview® with Katie Mueller, nurse and dog lover

Waggleview® with Katie Mueller, nurse and dog lover

A waggleview® reveals the incredible bond between the human and animal connection. These special interviews remind us to mindfully live in the moment, as our pets do every single day. Read our featured waggleview® to find out her dogs philosophy on life and how her dogs inspire her. The Dog Owner: Katie Mueller RN. Katie’s love for animals developed at a young age in New York City. Her family always had an adopted stray or two living with them. Katie quickly...

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5 Ways to Maintain Your Sanity in a Small Kitchen

5 Ways to Maintain Your Sanity in a Small Kitchen

5 Ways to Maintain Your Sanity in a Small Kitchen by Emma Lawson Small kitchens are every wannabe chef’s worst nightmare: navigating around a tiny cooking area can be a huge problem if the space was poorly designed, to say nothing of attempts to whip up culinary masterpieces and four-course family lunches. The good news is there are many ways to survive a diminutive kitchen and preserve peace of mind. Sounds impossible? It’s not, really: put these five smart hacks to use...

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Updating web address to Lori Pelikan

Updating Web Address

There are changes coming to my website! Some of the changes will reflect my love for living a mindful healthy lifestyle while living life in the moments. We all want to live a life of fullness. So how do we do it? The answer is to ride the waves and don’t tame them. Exercise your mind, body, and soul. These are the mirepoix of life. It’s the foundation for a life of fullness. You’ll find some writings on life, health, and mindfulness...

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