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Looking for strategies to help you stay vibrant, radiant, and healthy in middle age and beyond?  Come along with me as I explore topics like health and wellness, finding purpose, goal-setting, inspiration, and more!

The New Moon Workshop Blog

Welcome, friend!

Are you aching to make a change, but for some reason, you can’t seem to pull the trigger? You’re not alone.

Midlife reinvention Old Hickory Lake by the New Moon Workshop

I see a lot of overnight oatmeal in my future. My cholesterol levels were too high on my last visit to my doctor, and she threatened to put me on medication if I don’t lower my numbers by my next appointment.   Message received!  I’d much rather change my diet than take a pill for the […]

Overnight Oatmeal

Watching birds in your own backyard is such an easy way to relax – and who can’t use a little more stress relief these days? These cute birdseed ornaments are easy to make and will bring a little life and color to your yard – and most importantly, they are also safe for the birds! […]

Carolina Chickadee on Birdseed Ornament

Intuition is a powerful thing. That little voice inside your head can provide some real wisdom, if you can learn to be still and listen to it.  For some people, meditation is the key to tapping into the subconscious. I have friends that swear by it. I’ve tried meditation, and I’ll keep trying, but honestly, […]

One of the great discoveries in my adult life was figuring out that minestrone soup doesn’t have to come from a can (and shouldn’t!).   Fresh minestrone is so easy to make and so full of healthy goodness.   My version includes cannellini beans (a great source of fiber), a little bit of red wine (antioxidants!), and […]

Healthy Minestrone Soup

Sometimes we need a little jumpstart to get our health back on track. But is a detox cleanse the way to go, or could a simple diet reset work?

Detox Cleanse lemon water

Homemade hummingbird food recipe is easy and safe for birds!

Hummingbird at feeder with hummingbird food recipe

Stop comparing your life to what you see online. You are in competition with no one, except the person that you were yesterday.

digital detox midlife reinvention by the New Moon Workshop

If your dream was to be a prima ballerina and you’re older than, say, eight, it may be too late for that dream. But you can still dance.

Midlife reinvention by The New Moon Workshop

Have you thought about going vegetarian or vegan, but you can’t imagine giving up bacon cheeseburgers? Don’t go cold turkey; small steps can add up to big changes!

Midlife reinvention Flexitarian Diet by the New Moon Workshop


Food for thought, served up just for you a few times each week!