I am totally, horrifically late posting your "I'm Thankful for" for Thanksgiving... On top of that, there were so many entries, I picked 70. There's no possible way I could fit them all into one post. And, yet, even though I'm late, I thought about … [Read more...]

Five Tips for Wonderful Winter Skin

sourceToday's guest post is from a very good friend of mine. Andrea Asa Sonnenberg is fun, witty, and a ginge, the triple threat of fabulousness. She's also a fellow writer for, covering a bevy of schweet topics, from Women's … [Read more...]

Dear, Mrs. Smith; Flagstaff says your kid is fat

School systems: Parents the new Biggest Loser source So says a Flagstaff, Arizona school district who will begin sending home letters warning parents about their child's obesity. Story here There's nothing quite like having a school district … [Read more...]

Lose weight during Thanksgiving? Sure. Don’t get sauced.

The other day I spoke about cooks tending to dabble in the gobbler while griddling. While sampling in the kitchen can be the beginnings of a difficult holiday season, beginning at noonturkey, and ending January 1 of the following year, there's … [Read more...]

Ten tricks for a healthy treat of a Halloween

Halloween and low-carb sound like two phrases that seemingly won't go great together; nonetheless, you'll see the nougatty chewy section that is my reasoning, and you won't toss mental candy apples in my direction. One slip-up now could well … [Read more...]

5 tips for fast food fixes

It's the second week of the new year, and maybe you sense your resolve already going the way of the Michael Jackson glove (sorry Corey Feldman). After all, you've been good the last couple weeks. You've eaten bacon and eggs, and your 5-7 servings of … [Read more...]

Don't Brush your Teeth with a Bowl of Frosted Flakes

How many times is the mantra on any way of eating to be prepared?Notice I admit willingly I dropped out of Girl Scouts at an early age, and preparation has been my way of life only rarely. I tend to fly by the seat of my extra big jumpers, but when … [Read more...]

10 Tricks for Getting Through Halloween in one piece

You're probably thinking I'm a downright nutter for starting a Halloween topic now. I'm hoping that you'll see the nougatty chewy section that is my reasoning as I begin, however, and won't toss mental candy apples in my direction. We're going to … [Read more...]

Up Yours!

If you're like me, you've been exercising, but you're always looking for a way to maximize your workout. My friend 2big and my father-in-law told me to put my treadmill on an incline, so I reluctantly did. Why incline? Speaking in terms of … [Read more...]