A Serving of Culinary Chatter

Today’s good for you eats post is a little different from the norm, but it’s still food-related so I figured it fit the theme. Hope that’s OK with you! :) After seeing reviews of “Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life,” across the Internet and in various magazines, I mentioned my interest in reading it to my Twitter friends. I suggested a potential Twitter book club for those who were interested, and my ...continue reading

Birthday Giveaway Winners!

Last Saturday, I posted a fun giveaway (with six winners!) to celebrate my birthday. We had many wonderful comments and entries on the blog and Twitter. Thanks to all who entered! After selecting the winners via Random.org, here are the results… As mentioned in the previous post, the first number drawn would receive the Workout in the Park prize pack. The winner: Shannon, with entry number six! Way to go Shannon :) Now there are ...continue reading

Work It

Whether you’re on the job or in the classroom, most of us spend about half of our waking hours doing business. We all know that work or school time may interfere with exercising or shopping for nutritious foods, but there are some other ways that punching the time clock may affect your well-being. Read on to discover some innovative ideas to increase productivity and health—even when you’re a working stiff! Take a ...continue reading

Weighted Shoulders

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S34psVEYwbQ “It’s getting hot in here,” am I right? You won’t need a thermostat around where I live to tell you that the mercury has jumped recently. But one click glance at the Weather Channel today tells us it’s about 90* F! Certainly feels like summer to me. And during the summer months, many of us pull on tank or strapless tops, skimpy swimsuits or other shoulder-bearing ...continue reading

A Pie by Pictures

Along with hosting a fun giveaway for my birthday yesterday (what are you waiting for…go enter!), I enjoyed a slice of delicious apple pie courtesy of Rocco DiSpirito himself! Well, I actually cooked it myself, but I got the recipe from Rocco’s fantastic new cookbook: “Now Eat This! 150 of America’s Great Comfort Foods All Under 350 Calories.” Despite my desire to edit the subtitle to “Less Than 350 ...continue reading

SELF, SILK milk, H2O, almond milk coupon

It’s my 23rd birthday today! While this makes me feel quite old—there’s not really any “highlight” or milestone to celebrate during the twenty-third year—I have a feeling that this is going to be a great year.  One of the things that makes me feel great: giving presents! I adore shopping for the perfect gift and watching the recipient open and enjoy my finds. So to celebrate my birthday, I’m ...continue reading