Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri, the Kitchen Cousins

Energy Efficient Living Tips from the Kitchen Cousins

People are moving in droves to smarter, more energy-efficient living, such as upgrading home appliances and décor. Even small improvements can lead to a big difference in your home’s energy-use. Some of these upgrades are incredibly easy and low cost investments, such as replacing old light bulbs for LED bulbs. Additionally, an increasing number of appliances can be controlled wirelessly, saving homeowners on their electric bills.

Anthony Carrino and… Keep Reading...

Gluten Free Shrimp Fried Rice Stir

Gluten-Free “Fried” Rice Stir Recipe

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Several weeks ago I shared with you a recipe for a healthy, gluten-free Tex-Mex Rice Stir recipe that, by the way, my older son has been bugging me all week to make again.

A Stir is a dinner recipe that begins with a base of Della

Stop getting slumberjacked!

Stop Getting Slumberjacked! Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

With the advent of fitness trackers and all sorts of sleep apps, we are slowly becoming obsessed with monitoring our sleep, and getting a better quality rest at night. The reality is that we are still letting ourselves be slumberjacked by skipping the easy things that promote good sleep.

Here are five things that may be impacting your sleep, according to the sleep experts at AllerEase

Be BRCA Aware

What All Women Need to Know About the BRCA Gene

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Over the past few years, breast cancer has become a part of everyday conversation. I have close friends who have battled the disease at various levels, those who have had serious scares, and those who have a family history that leaves them apprehensive about a potential diagnosis.


Maria Ho, photo courtesy of Bobby Quillard

The Healthy Habits of Poker Champion Maria Ho

Professional poker player Maria Ho has a schedule that is so busy that most of us would get dizzy just thinking about it. Currently ranked the 3rd best female poker player in … [Read More...]


Choosing Happiness

My friend Stacey Hoffer Weckstein contributed to a fantastic new book, Inspiration for a Woman's Soul: Choosing Happiness, released today Amazon! In this new book, … [Read More...]


What it Means to Have Courage

  When my kids where very young, there was a special book that I read to them both. Once they learned to read, I encouraged them to read it again for themselves. It … [Read More...]

How extra virgin olive oil benefits your health

How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Affects Your Health

As a health and wellness writer and enthusiast, I have become a firm believer that even small changes can make a significant impact. If you can only make one improvement to … [Read More...]

Seven ways to shop organic on a budget

7 Ways to Shop Organic on a Budget

Oftentimes us health and wellness writers come across folks who mistakenly assume that if we are buying organic, GMO free, and chemical free items then we must have unlimited … [Read More...]

Healthy Pumpkin Coconut Shrimp Soup

Thai Coconut Pumpkin Shrimp Soup

Last week I played with some ingredients I had on hand and ended up making the creamiest, most delicious soup ever. It was such a lovely surprise that I just had to post the … [Read More...]

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8 Easy Ways to Walk More During the Day

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Spring is one of my favorite times of year. Not just because it is finally getting warmer, and because that warm weather means that I can get outside and take long walks once again. Sometimes I walk on my own, sometimes with a friend or two in the neighborhood. Getting out for a long… Keep Reading...

Essential Oils for Introverts

10 Essential Oils for Introverts

I am more of an introvert, always more on the side of reflective and reserved. Fortunately, my closer friends get that about me, and I am so appreciative for that. They don’t see me as rude, and certainly not as shy. They simply understand that sometimes I need time to myself, and other times I am caught up with my thoughts in my own head.

Introverts are not necessarily shy… Keep Reading...

How to Start a Backyard Vegetable Garden

How to Start Your Own Backyard Vegetable Garden

Have you ever considered starting a garden to grow vegetables in your own backyard? Well, if you are anything like me, you may have thought about how to start a home garden but then let that thought go because it seems like too much work. We are really busy people, after all!

KLB is a member of an award-winning husband-and-wife reggae/world/hip-hop band and record label. In her free time, she… Keep Reading...

Strawesome glass straws

Need a Fantastic Green Gift Idea? Go for Glass Straws!

Pantone may have decided that the color of the year is Marsala, but I am officially declaring that the color of the year, for this year and every year, should be green.

Or clear, even though that is not really a color. Hang on. Let me explain.

Recently I published a post with 101 ways to go more green this year, to make your world (and the rest… Keep Reading...

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