100% Real—A Cookbook and Guide to Eating Real, Wholesome Food

Rather than following any particular diet or program, Sam Talbot, author of 100% Real: 100 Insanely Good Recipes for Clean Food Made Fresh, takes a more relaxed approach, choosing real food rather than processed, artificial, or generally unhealthful food. Of course, this raises the question of what … [Read more...]

Stunning Illuminated Wall Art from Dianoche Designs

Back in August, I had the honor of introducing you all to the wonderful company called Dianoche Designs. For that feature I received a tempered glass cutting board that I use almost every day. I use it when I chop up vegetables, carve meat and all sorts of different things. Even if you don't need a … [Read more...]

Cooking Light Helps Start the New Year Right with Cooking that Counts

For many of us, the beginning of a new year is a great chance to put holiday excesses behind us and get back on track with healthful eating habits. That’s often easier said than done, but Cooking Light is here to help with Cooking that Counts: 1,200- to 1,500-Calorie Meal Plans to Lose Weight … [Read more...]

Air Wool Socks — Soft, Comfortable, and Stylish

Socks may not be the most glamorous item of clothing, but they sure are one of the most important. I wear them every day, except in very hot weather (and sometimes even then). It’s easy to take socks for granted, but the right socks can make a huge difference in keeping your feet warm, dry, and … [Read more...]

Homemade Lemon and Berry Waffles Recipe

I love cooking and baking and even though it's a necessity in life, I've turned it into a hobby that I enjoy. When it comes to recipes, I primarily stick with the classics...you know, the type's of recipes that are handed down from generation to generation in one's family. While exploring new … [Read more...]

Repair and Renew Your Skin with Tree to Tub Soapberry for Face

With a start of a new year, I typically make a resolution or two. Most of them, I don’t keep (being honest), but the one that I want to keep this year for sure is to pay more attention to the types of products I’m using on my skin and my family’s skin. With a son who has grown up with eczema to my … [Read more...]

Pantry and Palate: Remembering and Rediscovering Acadian Food

Having lived most of my adult life within sight of Acadia National Park in Maine, I’m familiar with the history of the Acadian people of the Maritimes and their relatives in Louisiana, the Cajuns. In his lovely new cookbook Pantry and Palate: Remembering and Rediscovering Acadian Food, Simon … [Read more...]

Treat Yourself to a Spa Day, Every Day, with Zakia’s Morocco Hammam Home Spa Kit

If you’re like me, I love the way my skin feels after leaving the spa and I love the bounce my hair has after leaving the salon. But let’s face it, who has the money to spend on those treats more than a few times a year, if we’re lucky. I have good news: about a month ago I was introduced to Zakia’s … [Read more...]