Great Reads And New Novels At The 2018 BookExpo

It’s fun to attend the 2018 BookExpo America (BEA) each May where publishers introduce their new novels, memoirs, cookbooks, and non-fiction titles. The event is open to trade (and media) – although I think some consumers can participate if they run a … Continue reading

Enjoy “The Great Alone” and Enter A Giveaway

What are you reading this summer? If you haven’t read The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah, then I’m here to convince you to add it to your reading list. In fact, I’m such a big fan of Kristin Hannah that … Continue reading

Seeing Clearly Is The Key To A Happy Retirement

When I was asked to write this sponsored post for the brand VSP Individual Vision Plans,* I wasn’t sure what I was going to say. Then it hit me, seeing clearly is the key to a happy retirement. Yes, yes, … Continue reading

Stay Healthy and Happy This Holiday Season

“It’s December and the holiday season is in full swing. As your jolly CVS Pharmacy Ambassador*, I’m here to remind you about ways to stay healthy and happy so you can enjoy this month’s festivities and celebrations. Did You Get Your Flu … Continue reading

One Life, A Treasure Chest of Stories

In honor of October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I’m pleased to bring you an essay written by Antoinette Truglio Martin, the author of an inspiring memoir, Hug Everyone You Know, A Year of Community, Courage, and Cancer. In 2007, when … Continue reading

Happy October! It’s Time To Get Your Flu Shot

“It’s October. The flu season has officially started. Let’s go get our flu shot,” I said to my boyfriend L last weekend. Since I’m a CVS Ambassador*, we went to the MinuteClinic at our local CVS Pharmacy for our shots. There was no … Continue reading

Exploring The Great Outdoors In The Tualatin Valley

Do you know where the Tualatin Valley is located? I bet you don’t, but you should. It’s right outside of Portland’s backyard. That’s Portland, Oregon. And it’s one of the most beautiful places to vacation in the USA if you like the great outdoors. … Continue reading

Honoring World Alzheimer’s Month: Keeping The Brain Healthy

I read The New York Times blog called The New Old Age written by Paula Span. This week, Paula introduced herself in The Story Behind The Story column. She says that “With more than 20 percent of the American population projected … Continue reading

My Fabulous Foodie Day At The 2017 Fancy Food Show

Are you hungry? Are you thirsty? If not, you likely will be after you read about my fabulous foodie day at the 2017 Fancy Food Show. Last week, I spent four hours walking 362,000 square feet of the Javits Center … Continue reading

It’s Summer! Time To Power Up The Sunscreen

This post is produced in collaboration with CVS Phamacy. Give me a cheer! Give me a yeah! Give me a high-five! It’s finally warm and sunny. I’m back from my holiday in Greece (will be sharing all the highlights soon) and … Continue reading