Simply Delicious Living with Maryann®/Sustainability Now News (simply delicious living (healthy lifestyles & creative inspirations))
SIMPLY DELICIOUS LIVING WITH MARYANN® is dedicated to sharing healthy living and sustainable and inspiring body, mind, spirit content. SUSTAINABILITY NOW NEWS covers happenings & events (with a focus on the four pillars of sustainability — Cultural, Environmental, Economic, and Social). Both series are produced, written & hosted by Maryann Ridini Spencer, an Award-Winning Author, Screenwriter and Producer, Lifestyle Journalist, Recipe Developer, and Chef. The shows, which have received numerous accolades and awards, are broadcast as follows:  Simply Delicious Living can be seen on KVCR PBS-TV (Southern California), DirecTV and Dish Network, Roku (Simply Delicious Living Channel), CAPS Media/Channel 6 (Ventura, CA), and YouTube.com/MaryannRidiniSpencer. Sustainability Now News is broadcast within the Simply Delicious Living block of programming on CAPS Media/Channel 6, Roku (Simply Delicious Living Channel), and at YouTube.com/MaryannRidiniSpencer. Sustainability Now News is also broadcast on KPPQ FM RADIO 104.1 (Ventura, CA) and runs as a PRINT column in the Ventura Breeze newspaper. Visit: https://MaryannRidiniSpencer.com

"Caution," "Danger," "Poison," "Keep Out of Reach of Children," "Toxic," — We've all read these words on traditional cleaning product labels that we purchase off the store shelf. While exposure to harsh chemicals can potentially irritate our skin and burn our eyes, the long-term exposure and subsequent health consequences can be significant. Even products labeled "all natural" or "Biodegradable" may not always be safe. In this Simply Delicious Living segment host, Maryann Ridini Spencer shares some tips on how to avoid harmful household chemicals. Visit Maryann's Award-Winning Blog, at Maryann Ridini Spencer.com or AlohaWriter.com and navigate to the Simply Delicious Living Blog Tab!


What do you do when you're feeling blah and need a boost? In this Simply Delicious Living PODCAST Maryann Ridini Spencer shares some of her favorite mood boosters.

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In this Simply Delicious Living PODCAST with Maryann Ridini Spencer, Maryann shares her top FIVE Body, Mind, Spirit TIPS for 2018! 

Check out Maryann's Novel, "Lady in the Window," at Barnes and Noble or Amazon.  Find out more about Maryann's novel at: MaryannRidiniSpencer.com

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Food waste is a major concern presenting a serious challenge to our natural resources. According to The US Food & Drug Administration Between 30-40% of the food produced in the US goes uneaten (as much as 20 pounds of food per person each month, which equates to $165 billion in food waste annually). What can you do to prevent food waste? Listen to this Simply Delicious Living segment hosted by Maryann Ridini Spencer. Visit: Maryann's Award-Winning Simply Delicious Living Blog at MaryannRidiniSpencer.com

 


In this "Simply Delicious Living" PODCAST Barbara Berg, Grief and Marriage Family Counselor (Author of "How to Escape the No-Win Trap") interviews Award-Winning Screenwriter, Producer, Author & "Simply Delicious" Living TV Host  Maryann Ridini Spencer about her new novel, "Lady in the Window". Maryann's novel, in stores May 9, 2017, SelectBooks, captures Aloha Magic, Hope, Healing, Karmic Romance & the Infinite Mother-Daughter Bond. In this PODCAST Barbara talks to Maryann about: 

  • How our loved ones in spirit help guide their "ohana" (family on earth)
  • How "Lady in the Window" serves as a blueprint for those who desire marriage, family & a career
  • The infinite Mother-Daughter Bond
  • The importance of living "The Way of Aloha"

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Abundant Living NOW

In this Simply Delicious Living Podcast, Maryann Ridini Spencer shares how to create “Abundant Living NOW.”

“Growing up, my mother always taught my brothers, sister and I how to visualize what we wanted to achieve.  She was a great believer in positive thinking and affirming good. You create your life with what you think and believe. So dare to dream and live your passion.” – Maryann Ridini Spencer

Listen to this uplifting and informative podcast for another Simply Delicious Joyous Living inspiration!

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Effective Communication with your Partner

In this Simply Delicious Living Podcast, Maryann Ridini Spencer talks to two of her BFFs, Barbara Cowan Berg and Dr. Ennette Morton, about the importance of effective communication in all our relationships — especially with our spouses and significant others!

Barbara Cowan Berg is a Licensed Clinical Therapist and Author of “How to Escape the No-Win Trap,””What to do When Life is Driving You Crazy,” and the popular “Ring Shui” book series.  Visit:  BarbaraBerg.com

Dr. Ennette Morton, PhD, an educator, speaker and advocate for women leadership,  currently serves as the Director of Academic Affairs at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management. Dr. Morton is presently writing a book focusing on mentoring, social capital, and leadership. Contact Ennette at: ennette11@gmail.com

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The Girlfriend Network: Creating Balance Between Your Personal and Professional Life

In this Simply Delicious Living Podcast, Maryann Ridini Spencer talks to two of her BFFs, Barbara Cowan Berg and Dr. Ennette Morton, about the importance of establishing a balance between your personal and professional life.

Barbara Cowan Berg is a Licensed Clinical Therapist and Author of “How to Escape the No-Win Trap,””What to do When Life is Driving You Crazy,” and the popular “Ring Shui” book series.  Visit:  BarbaraBerg.com

Dr. Ennette Morton, PhD, an educator, speaker and advocate for women leadership,  currently serves as the Director of Academic Affairs at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management. Dr. Morton is presently writing a book focusing on mentoring, social capital, and leadership. Contact Ennette at: ennette11@gmail.com

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Stay Tuned For More of "The Essential Girlfriend Network" PODCASTS with Maryann, Barbara and Ennette!


The Essential Girlfriend Network

Having a network of BFFs are vital to your well-being, happiness and sanity!

In this Simply Delicious Living Podcast, Maryann Ridini Spencer talks to two of her BFFs, Barbara Cowan Berg and Dr. Ennette Morton, about the importance of having a well-established “girlfriend network.”

Barbara Cowan Berg is a Licensed Clinical Therapist and Author of “How to Escape the No-Win Trap,””What to do When Life is Driving You Crazy,” and the popular “Ring Shui” book series.  Visit:  BarbaraBerg.com

Dr. Ennette Morton, PhD, an educator, speaker and advocate for women leadership,  currently serves as the Director of Academic Affairs at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management. Dr. Morton is presently writing a book focusing on mentoring, social capital, and leadership. Contact Ennette at: ennette11@gmail.com

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Stay Tuned For More of "The Essential Girlfriend Network" with Maryann, Barbara and Ennette Next Month!


Chiropractic For Wellness with Dr. Aaron Bates, Segment 2

"Simply Delicious Living" is all about the harmonious body-mind-spirit connection: what you eat, what you think, what you believe, and what you do in terms of exercise and fitness.  When a person neglects any one of these body-mind-spirit areas, there is a break in harmonious connection and that break can impact one's health and general well-being. In this PODCAST, SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's Maryann Ridini Spencer talks to licensed chiropractor, Dr. Aaron Bates of Bates Family Chiropractic, about  the "whole body approach" in promoting general health and well-being.

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Chiropractic For Wellness with Dr. Aaron Bates, Segment 1

Part of "Simply Delicious Living" is creating YOUR RECIPE for a simply delicious life.  That entails what you eat, what you think, what you believe and what you do in terms of exercise and fitness.  When a person neglects any one of these body-mind-spirit areas, there is a break in harmonious connection and that break can impact one's health and general well-being.  If you've ever had any headaches or body pain, it's very difficult to function.  Chiropractic is a health care profession that is known to address and correct disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system.  In this PODCAST, SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's Maryann Ridini Spencer talks to licensed chiropractor, Dr. Aaron Bates, of Bates Family Chiropractic, about what chiropractic is, what it does and how it impacts a person's general health and well-being. 

Visit:  BatesFamilyChiropractic.com and SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV


From Farm to Table

Eating Farm to Table has tremendous health benefits for you and also helps the community where you live.  In this PODCAST, SimplyDeliciousLiving's Maryann Ridini Spencer shares some reasons why you might want to think global, but eat local!

Visit:  For great recipes, cooking videos and creative living ideas, visit Maryann's blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com.


Facing Your Fears

It's easy to celebrate Halloween by having fun dressing up in wild costumes and laughing at things that go BUMP and BOO in the night.  However, facing the demons and ghosts in our REAL lives can be a little daunting.  In this PODCAST SimplyDeliciousLiving's Maryann Ridini Spencer shares some tips on Facing Your Fears and expelling those demons for good!

Visit:  For great recipes, cooking videos and creative living ideas, visit Maryann's blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com.


Take The Time NOW!

This year, will you take that DREAM vacation?

Are you living in the home you've always envisioned?

Do you dislike your job, yet have made no steps to change it?

Do you put off till tomorrow what you can do today?

In this "Let's Dish" PODCAST, SimplyDeliciousLiving.com's Maryann Ridini Spencer explores how to "Don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today."

Visit:  For great recipes, cooking videos and creative living ideas, visit Maryann's blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com.

 


Be Your Own Princess Charming - Maryann talks to Author and Ring Shui Expert Barbara Berg

Are you waiting (or looking) for your "Prince Charming" to sweep you off your feet and take care of you now and forever?   Simply Delicious Living.TV's Maryann Ridini Spencer talks to Barbara Berg, Author, Ring Shui Expert  and Licensed Clinical Therapist, about the importance of "How to be your own Princess Charming" (With or without the Prince!), by financially planning for your future today. 

To reach Barbara, visit:  RingShui.com or email her at: Barbara@ringshui.com

Visit:  For great recipes, cooking videos and creative living ideas, visit Maryann's blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com.

 


5 Great Summer Retreats

Vacations and breaks in our routines are great for body-mind-spirit rejuvenation.  They also allow a person to regroup and reconnect with themselves, their loved ones, family and friends.

In this podcast, SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's host, Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares 5 Great Summer Retreat ideas.

WATCH the  "Simply Delicious Living with Maryann®" TV Show on PBS-TV and in First Run Syndcation. Visit:  SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV and for great recipes, cooking videos and creative living ideas, visit Maryann's blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com.


8 Ways to Say I LOVE YOU

The most important thing in life is to share quality time with those we love.  In this podcast, SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's host, Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares 8 Ways to enrich your life and to say I LOVE YOU.

WATCH the  "Simply Delicious Living with Maryann®" TV Show on PBS-TV and in First Run Syndcation. Visit:  SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV and for great recipes, cooking videos and creative living ideas, visit Maryann's blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com.


Stay In Your Best Zone

Taking care of YOU is imiportant so that there will be enough of you for you and your family and friends! 

In this podcast, SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's host, Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares some ideas on how you can "stay in your best zone."

WATCH the  "Simply Delicious Living with Maryann®" TV Show on PBS-TV and in First Run Syndcation. Visit:  SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV and for great recipes, cooking videos and creative living ideas, visit Maryann's blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com.


You Are What You Eat

In this fast-paced world, we have to make sure we STOP and take the time to READ labels and WATCH what we're putting into our mouths.  For health and longevity, it's essential to make wise choices.

In this podcast, SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's host, Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares some ideas on eating healthy and delicious.

Visit:  SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV and also SEARCH Recipes & Cooking Videos on Maryann's blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com.


Creating the Life  You Desire

Change in life is inevitable.  It happens when we prepare for it, and when we haven't.  Part of living successfully, or simply delicious living, is embracing change and even rejoicing in it. In this podcast, SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's host, Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares how to embrace change, set goals and visualize the life you desire with making a Life Board.

Visit:  SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV and also SEARCH "Scrapbook or Life Board" on Maryann's blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com.


Celebrating Love on St. Valentine's Day

Throughout the ages, Valentine's Day has been celebrated in many ways across the globe.  It's been recorded that Valentine's Day greetings date back to the Middle Ages, with written Valentine sentiments coming much later.  In this podcast by SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's Maryann Ridini Spencer, Maryann talks about the history of St. Valentine and offers some great Valentine's Day ideas that will inspire you! Visit and SUBSCRIBE to:  SimplyDeliciousLiving.tv and Maryann's Blog, SimplyDeliciousLiving.com

Read the St. Valentine's Day transcript.  Find out more about "The Lost Valentine" (co-written/produced by Maryann) starring Betty White and Jennifer Love Hewitt.



Tune into YOU for the New Year!

The week between Christmas and New Year's is often a time when life can slow down a bit.  Take some time to TUNE INTO YOU.  Relax, Rejuvenate and Focus on what's important to YOU.  Listen to this podcast by SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's Maryann Ridini Spencer.  Also Visit and SUBSCRIBE to:  SimplyDeliciousLiving.tv and Maryann's Blog, SimplyDeliciousLiving.com

Get more information on this podcast and a transcript on Maryann's blog, CLICK HERE.


Holiday Stress Busters!

The November-December Holiday season is a great time to celebrate with family and friends.  However, while it’s a joyous time, it can also be a stressful and demanding time.  Perhaps you’ll have a houseful of guests?  If that’s the case cleaning, cooking and entertaining can be daunting.  Maybe you have a lot of gifts to buy in a down economy or perhaps it will be the first season you’ll be without a cherished loved one. What are some ways you can keep the joy and curb the stress? Listen to this podcast with SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's Maryann Ridini Spencer. 

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Halloween Costumes - Get creative with thrifty and reusable costumes this Halloween!

Halloween costumes,depending upon how elaborate you intend to get, can cost at a minimum, $25 on up per costume.  If you've got several children or family members to outfit, the dollars can mount (along with the candy and other halloween fun you're going to have!).  So why not get creative with reusable Halloween costumes.  In this podcast, SimplyDeliciousLiving.tv Host Maryann Ridini Spencer shares some great ideas and tips for simply delicious thrifty and reusable Halloween costumes.  Visit & SUBSCRIBE to Maryann's Blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.tv (or SimplyDeliciousLiving.com)
 


Ring Shui: Move Your Rings, Change Your Life Interview with author Barbara A. Berg

Would you like to improve your love and family relationships?

Do you have a desire for a more loving marriage?  Or are you looking for your perfect mate?

Would you like to land a better paying job?

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer talks to author Barbara A. Berg about her latest book, Ring Shui - More About Move Your Rings, Change Your Life (Revised & Expanded Edition).  When it comes to hand/ring accessorizing, Barbara Berg explains how utilizing a combination of ancient art and modern psychology ("Ring Shui") can impact your life.  For more information on Barbara, visit:  RingShui.com.  To make an appointment with Barbara for a FREE consultation and/or to book her for a speaking engagement, party or event, call (909) 786-7201.


Also Visit & SUBSCRIBE to Maryann's Blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


Simply Delicious Vacations

It’s important for everyone to take a break from life as they know it and revel in the delicious luxury of vacation and of not doing anything  - or doing as they please. 

Vacations are a great way to connect to yourself and to those you love.  

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer shares some great tips for simply delicious vacations! Visit & SUBSCRIBE to Maryann's Blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com!


Father's Day Tribute

Father's Day is a special celebration honoring and paying tribute to Fathers and Fatherhood around the globe.

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer shares the origins of Father's Day in a special Father's Day podcast.

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Maryann's Blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


Healing Meditation & Prayer

Many studies demonstrate prayer and meditation have been linked to fighting depression, lowering blood pressure, reducing stress and promoting a sense of well-being.

In this podcast, Maryann Ridini Spencer shares tips on how to get started creating that mind•body•spirit balance!

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Maryann's Blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


STOP: Smell the Flowers!

Are you rushing around and letting the good things in life pass you by?

Never have enough time?  Taking meals in your car or at your desk as a routine?

STOP!  Smell the Flowers! 

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer shares tips on how to enjoy life by stopping to smell the flowers each day. 

SUBSCRIBE to Maryann's Blog atSimplyDeliciousLiving.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


Work Spaces that Work!

Whether you're working in a corporate office, or as many people are these days, in a home office, it's important to create a space that is comfortable as well as one that supports productivity and positive inspiration. 

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer shares tips on creating a special workplace that supports your creativity and productivity!

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Maryann's Blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


A Mother's Love:  The Origins of Mother's Day

Mother's Day is a special celebration honoring and paying tribute to Mothers and Motherhood.

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer shares the origins of Mother's Day in a special Mother's Day podcast.

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Maryann's Blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


Superhero of Change

Feeling stressed and nervous about the recent changes in your life?

Having trouble coping with an unexpected happening?


SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer, talks about Change & Flexibility and how you can be Your Own Superhero of Change!

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Maryann's Blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!

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Intuition:  Follow Your Truth

Have you ever had a "gut" feeling about something - positive or negative - that gives you an extra insight into a particular situation? 

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer, talks about intuition - why it's so important and how you can develop yours! 

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Maryann's Blog at SDLTV.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!

Direct download: Intuition.m4a
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Blues Busting Tips

Feeling lethargic and blue and like you don't want to face the world?

Hiding under the covers in your PJs, overeating for comfort and watching too much TV as an escape?

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares 10 Tips that are sure to Bust the Blues and get you on the road to happy again!

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Recipe & Video Blog at SDLTV.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


Express Yourself with Arts & Crafts!

Getting creative with Arts & Crafts is a fantastic way to express yourself.  Not only is it fulfilling, it can give you a wonderful sense of accomplishment, boost self-esteem and unleash a more playful side of you! 

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares some creative idea and unique homemade gift and table setting centerpiece ideas that are sure to be the topic of conversation this Easter and Passover holiday season.

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Recipe & Video Blog at SDLTV.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


Scrapbook Dreams:  The Power of Visualization

Scrapbooking  is a great way to focus on your dreams and desires to assist  you in the "creative visualization" and "affirmation" process of helping you to achieve your goals in life.

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares some tips to help you on your scrapbook journey!

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Recipe & Video Blog at SDLTV.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


Conscious Eating:  It's More Than Just A Meal!

 

Simply Delicious Living is, in part, about making every meal an experience and – when it comes your body-mind-spirit balance – it’s about living a healthy, creative, fulfilling and joyous life.

Do you catch meals on the go?  Eat pre-prepared, packaged foods?  Sometimes forgo the fresh fruits and vegetables? 

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares some tips eating that nourish your body and soul!

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Recipe & Video Blog at SDLTV.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!

 


You've heard the saying "You are what you eat?" Well, you are definitely what you think and what you believe!

SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV's Maryann Ridini Spencer explores creating abundance, positive thinking and visualization to achieve your best life.

Visit & SUBSCRIBE to our Recipe & Video Blog at SDLTV.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV Host, Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares tips on how to live and love in a TMT (Too Much Technology) FREE ZONE.

Visit and SUBSCRIBE to our Recipe & Video Blog at SDLTV.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


Luck of the Irish?

From The Writer's Desk at SimplyDeliciousLiving.tv, host Maryann Ridini Spencer, shares some "Food For Thought" about "luck".  Does it exist, or is it something you create?

Visit & SUBSCRIBE our Recipe & Video Blog at SDLTV.com for great, easy-to-make recipes, body•mind•spirit inspirations and creative living ideas!


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