What do you love most about fresh bread? The taste, smell, texture, shape, or what you can put between two slices of it? I must admit, I love all of these. But smell is my favorite – that sweet, yeasty aroma. And, I certainly love the taste of fresh home-made bread – with butter and jam, toasted or as sandwiches.
The other major reason for making home-made bread is that I know that the ingredients that I choose are natural and healthy for me. Continue reading The Reasons Why I Love Making Bread
Children learn how to make decisions and develop their own good judgement when you give them the freedom and independence to do so. Letting go of the reins to let them do this – while keeping them in a safe environment – is always a challenge for parents and grandparents.
We want them to learn about the world on their own and to handle awkward or challenging situations. We also want them to be safe and to feel protected. How do we balance these two needs?
Continue reading Giving Children Independence
…when we are ready to make a change in our lives. We need to listen to our own wisdom – rather than that of others. We will know when it is the right time to act. After all, we are the ones that must live with the consequences.
Recently while I was telling a friend about my solo backpacking trip to Ireland, she asked: “What advice do you have for a gal who is also making her way through this world? I have some changes and work to do on myself, and as yet have not taken the steps that I need to.”
Firstly, I told her that advice should be listened to – but not necessarily followed. Nonetheless, I am a person who always has advice to give. And what follows is my counsel…
Continue reading Need for Change – The Answer is Within
I love to travel. During my recent trip to Ireland, I once again attracted, or was blessed with, much good Karma. Or perhaps on this trip you might call it the luck of the Irish. Continue reading How I Found Karma in Ireland
I left for Ireland wearing my new T-shirt with “Live for the Moment” emblazoned across the front. It was the perfect message for how I travel. Continue reading The Zen of Travel
It was a brilliant sunny day. Perfect for skating at Jarry Park. I watched my son-in-law skate circles around my grand-daughter. Then we persuaded her to do figure eights around the two of us. The fact that they both could skate so well encouraged me to try harder. After an hour going round the lake, I was quite pleased with my progress. Perhaps a bit too confident. Continue reading Over-Confident
What is Zen? Is it a state of mind? Can we aspire to achieve it? Do we need a teacher? Continue reading Defining Zen
Karma is based on a natural law of Karma Niyama – the order of an act and a result – one of many in the Buddhist philosophy requiring no lawmaker to be involved. Karma produces an inevitable result, not in reward or punishment, but simply as a succession event. Continue reading Defining Good Karma
Welcome to Karma Kreatives
Karma Kreatives (KK) is a blog for your kreative spirit. and a place to shop online for a variety of products, selected to bring you joy, make you feel good about yourself and the world you live in, and perhaps also bring you good karma!
Karma Kreatives is also where Judi Bachmann shares her own personal karma, including her writing, art and photography. Continue reading Karma Kreatives
Karma Kreatives is always looking for creative products to bring to our customers. There are no limits on “creativity”.
Are you an artist / artisan that has items that are: Continue reading Artist & Artisan Partners Wanted