The Culinary Cure

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...
Four years ago I hosted “GOT WELLNESS?”; a wellness event for women at the Old Town Theater in Alexandria, Virginia. The event was born from what I saw as a need to provide women,...
Diets don’t work, willpower eludes you, and behavior patterns related to food do not support the life you want to live. Sound familiar? You are not alone. The kitchen is the most important...
Life is filled with decisions. From the minute you wake up until you finally slip into the abyss of sleep, your brain is helping you to make choices that propel you forward, keep you safe, and bring...