The Culinary Cure

Fitness has been a life-long practice for me. Truth be told I was a Tomboy growing up. I played rough, was competitive with the neighborhood kids, had short curly hair and needed lots of...
As most of us do at the start of the calendar year, this month we are, no doubt, vowing to eat better and exercise more. But what about the rest of the year? How about changing our habits permanently...
There is nothing better than waking up after a good night's sleep -- refreshed and excited for a new day. I woke up on January 1st, refreshed, having had a good night’s sleep, excited for a...
In my wildest dreams, I never imagined living through a scenario with a virus turning the whole world upside down. Everything was fine -- and then it wasn’t. No time to properly prepare...
It would be so great if we could simply close our front doors and stay safe from the Coronavirus. Unfortunately, that isn't how things work, and we need to learn the most effective ways of...
Hint: Don't get sucked into checking email or social media until AFTER you set your intentions for the day! One of the best-kept secrets for success is learning how to make the first hour of...
You may be surprised to learn that the low hanging fruit of wellness is proper hydration. If we are even a little bit dehydrated, it can affect our ability to make good decisions; especially, but not...
How To Host The Best Parties My life has always been about hospitality. Decades of experience as a caterer, event planner, lifestyle consultant, and undaunted hostess taught me how to create...
Wine is an elegant ritual. It can be an oasis of calm at the end of a hectic day, a celebration, a facilitator of romance, or an enhancement a lovely meal. I always say when you are looking for a...
When my mother passed away eight years ago, my husband and I began the process of trying to get my stepfather to relocate from New York to where we live in Northern Virginia. I had no idea it...