3 Reasons Every Smart Woman Needs A Good, Sharp Knife

You’re a smart, intelligent woman, I know you are. So why are all your kitchen knives so dull? You know what I’m talking about. That set that you received as a wedding gift two dozen years ago that you could step on barefoot without getting even a nick. Those knives....

With Health Issues, Patience Is The Operative Word

I am very slooowwly recovering from the flu and all the side effects that go with it. If you’ve spent some time with this illness too this year, you know exactly what I am talking about. Since this is larger than a cold, recovering from the illness takes time and a...

Forget Making Resolutions. Do This Instead.

How many years have you made your New Year’s resolutions only to forget them all by about this time of year? The parking lot at the gym, so full last week, might look like abandoned dessert right about now. About half you made some kind of fitness and health...

Are Red Wine and Chocolate Healthy Choices?

A reader recently asked me about the health benefits of red wine and chocolate. I immediately thought that, with the holidays, this would be a perfect question to answer. Like any food or drink, we might know by now that sometimes a little is good, too much is not....

A Few (More) Of My Favorite Things

I love how Facebook pops up memories of posts you made years ago. It’s like opening up an old photo album that you found in the attic. Just the other day a post popped up to remind me of something I had written four years ago called, “A Few of My Favorite...

How To Turn Off Your Fear Around Holiday Eating

For some of us the holidays are a relaxing time of year, filled with a packed social calendar, the chance to see long lost family and friends and really take in the holiday spirit. And then there’s the rest of us. The holidays always meant an inevitable five...