How To Read An Editorial

How To Read An Editorial

With the release of fall magazines fast approaching, I took some time to reflect on what editorial spreads mean. For a long time, if it wasn’t an article digesting the runway trends for me I wasn’t particularly interested in magazine content. It felt too intimating,...
Perennial: The New Milk

Perennial: The New Milk

I’ve been working on nourishing my body with good foods for a long time. Yet I find as I’ve aged, it has become even more important.  Perennial – the new and improved milk. This is the first time in years I’ve actually drank a milk substitute straight from the carton....
Why I Joined The Gym

Why I Joined The Gym

This was a surprise for me. Joining a gym was never my thing because I didn’t particularly care for them. Many seemed run down, smelly and required a one-year commitment.   Luckily things have come a long way baby, and I found Crunch to be “the New Gym”. Although not...
Quality Time: Daniel Wellington Watch

Quality Time: Daniel Wellington Watch

I’m all about quality time, it’s important in all aspects of our lives. It may be spending time with a loved one, reading a great book, taking a bath, working out, hanging with our fur babies or splurging on our favorite Godiva chocolates. We all define it...
Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas 2018

Christmas is here and it’s time to let the stress melt away. This is one of my favorite days of the year. It’s a day to be thankful for all the large and small blessings in our lives. Some may have to look harder than others, but we all have something to be thankful...
Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

I believe in happily ever after, but it doesn’t happen without a lot of sweat and tears – and a continuous commitment to the partnership.   Anyone who thinks otherwise would be naively mistaken. Today is our anniversary. Twenty-nine years ago my two children and I...
Dear Santa

Dear Santa

When I was a young child, like most, I believed in you. There was something magical about waking up on Christmas morning to a filled stocking and my favorite toy under the tree – somehow you always knew. And the wonderment I felt knowing you had been here. Yes, I...
Forgetting Your Authentic Self

Forgetting Your Authentic Self

It was the winter of 1971 and I was feeling both excited and nostalgic that fall semester was ending. The rebirth of the Christmas season had rolled in with decorations, merriment and blessings – it’s contagious. Yet, it occurred to me this was my last fall semester...
Fear

Fear

Fear. It’s complicated; it can be positive as well as negative. A positive fear is one that steers us away from harm. It keeps us from entering a hungry lion’s den – and likewise the “not so nice” people’s den. The other fear, the negative one, can...