My Travels On “Portugal’s River of Gold” – First Stop Lisbon

In yoga we learn to flow with the river. That’s exactly what I did during my travels last week on “Portugal’s River of Gold,” courtesy of Viking River Cruises. I was invited to, as Viking says, “explore the world in comfort” along the … Continue reading

My Foodie Feast At The Fabulous Fancy Food Show

“I’ve never eaten so much at a food show,” said my friend J as we exited the Summer Fancy Food Show held at the Javits Center in New York City last week. “Me either,” I replied after  five hours of walking … Continue reading

Buzzing About New Books At 2015 Book Expo America

When I was a young girl growing up in the Bronx, NY, I loved to go to the public library. My mom would drop me off at the library and then go shopping at the supermarket. The library was my babysitter. … Continue reading

New Additions To Timeless Breakfast Cereals

I’m a breakfast eater. I never miss my morning meal. So when the team at Kellogg Company asked me if I wanted to sample their new Kellogg’s® Raisin Bran with Cranberries® cereal, I agreed to do a taste test. They sent a … Continue reading

Take Me Back To Warm Miami

It’s freezing outside. There are icicles on my patio. While very beautiful to look at, my mind, body and spirit keep saying “take me back to warm Miami.” Since I don’t have any plans to visit soon, all I can do … Continue reading

“The 100 Foot Journey” – An Endearing Movie For Turbulent Times

While I was out on the west coast last month, I had a chance to attend a screening for the new movie, The 100 Foot Journey, which is especially endearing for these turbulent times. It tells the story of a … Continue reading

Giving Myself Permission to Transition

During the past year since leaving my full-time job, I’ve been on a mission to transition from a fast-paced corporate executive to a person who is more balanced, calm, and happy. Am I all the way to bright? No, no, … Continue reading

It’s Greek To Me: A Frozen Yogurt Taste Test

When the team at Vibrant Influencer Network asked me to participate in their Healthy Choice Campaign, I quickly obliged. While I mostly cook from scratch (or go out to eat or get dessert with my boyfriend L), I do occasionally … Continue reading

I’m Adding Australia To My ‘Not To Be Missed’ Bucket List

Since one of my favorite wines is the Yellow Tail brand from Australia and I do adore Australia’s popular Arnott’s Tim Tam biscuits, I jumped at the chance to attend a special luncheon this week in NYC put on by … Continue reading

Staying Fit and Fabulous After 50

In recognition of March National Nutrition Month, I asked my BFF and expert dietitian, Laura Sabban MS RD CSR, to provide her views on two diet books that came my way. The books are “The Digest Diet” and “The Digest … Continue reading