1. Salad Stick Recipe (makes 12 skewers) 1 pkg white whole mushrooms 1 medium red onion 1 green bell pepper 2 zucchini 1 pint cherry tomatoes 12 skewers Wet a paper towel and clean mushroom caps. Remove stems from mushrooms. Cut onion in half and then cut 4 pieces of each half. Clean and cut … More 10 Healthy, Low-Calorie Summer Snacks
With a long list of recipes that I describe as being simply luxurious, there are endless combinations that I regularly go back through for my own uses each time I sit down to organize a menu. KEY THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND: *Everything on the menu can be made ahead of time (except the risotto and … More A Small Summer Dinner Party Menu
“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson One of the assured ways of living a richer and more enjoyable life is to take staying healthy seriously. While our modern day culture provides an array of conveniences enticing us to move as little as possible and eat in abundance, the fact remains, our body … More Why Not Get & Stay in Shape?
Reinvention requires of each of us the responsibility of self-reflection. In order to see how we wish to live more authentically, we have to be willing to be honest about who we are currently. At the same time, while we are self-critiquing, we must also be gentle with ourselves, but not too gentle as to … More Why Not Reinvent Yourself?
“He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche Did you know that one of the most famous, well-known, respected men in American history at the age of 50 had not acquired success as we know … More Through Struggle Comes Success
~Dunham Cellars~ What type of occasion allows you to view all the brilliant colors of fall, savor gourmet food and savory drink while prepping for the holidays as well as allowing you to enjoy the company of those you love? You guessed it – wine tasting! While some of you may live near wine country … More Why Not Go Wine Tasting?
In our modern world, the mere mention of fairy tales is equated with Disney, Prince Charming and glass slippers. The real history of fairy tales is a ghastly one. The Brothers Grimm from Germany, for example, along with many other authors, included more violence and gruesome details that have been washed away to create sanitized … More Turning Fairy Tales into Reality
“Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.”–Coco Chanel Taking care of our skin is one of the most indulgent chores a woman must partake in. While it does take more time to be diligent about regular upkeep, this time … More Why Not Have Radiant Skin?
“People who do a job that claims to be creative have to be alone to recharge their batteries. You can’t live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude is a victory.” ― Karl Lagerfeld Life can be a thrilling adventure full of moments of excitement, … More Time to Recharge
The 100 Year Lifestyle by Dr. Eric Plasker offers simple, yet insightful ideas to alter the duration and quality of our life in more ways than we might have imagined. He reveals through research the effect simple changes of thoughts, habits and physical activity can have on our individual life expectancy regardless of our genetic … More Why Not Live a Healthy Long Life?