I can’t say enough good things about Kimberly and her approach to tutoring. After Covid, we were in a position where both of my children were struggling, not only with organization, but with their own self-confidence with school and with other kids. Mindful Michi’s approach that helps the kids not only address academic challenges, but […]

January 6, 2023

Back at it Again with a New Project


I feel like I’ve lived about 5 lifetimes. It’s a weird feeling. I can’t quite explain it, but when I reminisce over the things that have happened in my life, I can’t believe it all happened and that I’m here now.  Where is “here”?  Well, not Japan anymore. I moved.  A suburb of Charlotte, North […]

October 11, 2022

Top 5 for Beauty and Hygiene

Beauty/Hygiene, Buy, Recipes, Self-love

I’m so excited to have started hosting events with Sustainable Living Tokyo (SLT). In February, we hosted SLT’s second meetup about BEAUTY and DIY. We talked about how to move towards more sustainable choices. That day, I met 12 inspiring girls. It was really nice to see such a diverse group of strong, intelligent and […]

March 13, 2019

Keeping it Mindful 100

About, Self-love, Yoga

For my babydoll bff, Sara.   5 years gone, forever in our hearts ♡   Five years ago, one of the best, most bright and shining people I have ever met passed away. At her funeral, I wanted to say something. All of her best friends said something…as you would naturally want to do for […]

June 11, 2018

My Yoga Michi

Self-love, Yoga

My Yoga Michi I’ve been doing yoga since I took free classes at the University of Florida back in the day. After that, I took lessons at the gyms I belonged to. Then, more recently, (besides the month of yoga in Bali I did), I’ve been either practicing at home or attending studio classes every […]

May 6, 2018



    Cilantro is a fast-growing herb often used in Thai, Mexican, and Indian food. It can be grown year-round but likes slightly cool to warm temperatures. It’s grown from coriander seeds which is a spice often used in Indian cooking. So, you get two ingredients for the growing price of one! Yay!! Not to […]

March 28, 2018

TEAPOT ALMOND MILK // super easy

Breakfast, Food, Recipes

TEAPOT ALMOND MILK // super easy Ingredients: 1 cup of almonds 3 – 4 cups (or 1 liter) of fresh water HOW TO Soak almonds overnight (or 8 – 24 hours). Rinse and drain. Blend in a high speed blender with desired amount of drinking water for 1-4 minutes. Pour the mixture into a teapot with […]

March 10, 2018


Food, Recipes

RAW SPROUTED HUMMUS // easy Ingredients: 4 cups/ 500g sprouted chickpeas (1 1/2 cups / 300g dried chickpeas) 1/3 cup / 85ml “nuri goma” sesame paste or tahini 2 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp sea or Himalayan salt 2 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp paprika zest of 1 lemon 4 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 Tbsp […]

March 10, 2018


Food, Recipes

SPROUTED CHICKPEAS // super easy Ingredients: 1/2 to 3/4 cup of dry chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) Fresh water HOW TO Rinse chickpeas and pick out any stones, debris, or split peas. Place in bowl and soak in 2-3 cups water overnight or at least 8 hours. Drain and rinse well. Put in plastic colander and place […]

March 10, 2018