When is the Best Time of Year to Have a Baby?

I gave birth in each of the four seasons, so I feel I can speak intelligently on this topic. Of course, whenever I meet a pregnant woman, I tell her that her due date is ideal. Ever since I closed shop on my personal baby factory, I feel really badly for expecting women. I have […]

Is Your Toddler Getting Enough Nutrition?

Little picky eaters can leave you wondering if they are getting all of the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. Most small children will have opinions about the food you serve. Smell, texture and appearance can mean as much to them as taste. You don’t want every meal to be a fight, and heaven […]

What is Your Favorite App for Meditating?

Also read: Why You Need Meditation More Than Your Mother Did I just read an article about how one Baltimore school was implementing meditation into their school to replace after school detentions. Instead of sitting in a classroom staring a a blank chalkboard, the school runs a program from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. that teaches yoga, […]

Do You Suffer from Colorphobia? Hope Has a Cure.

by Hope Fallin of Hope Fallin Color Design  Is your entire house gray, beige, cream, or white? Or a combination of all four?  Are you constantly seeing bright colors in a home magazine and wishing you too could bring those bright greens or blues into your home and wardrobe? Hope Fallin is here to help […]

11th Annual New Jersey Wine & Food Festival

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 – SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2019 Calling all foodies! The 11th Annual New Jersey Wine & Food Festival is right around the corner. It goes Friday, April 12 to Sunday, April 14. The festival is a celebration of the best wines and renowned local and national chefs. Spend the weekend indulging in great food and […]

Irish Blessings

The Irish have a long love affair with the spoken and written word. Think of all the wonderful writers who have hailed from this somewhat small island: Oscar Wilde, James Joyce and W.B Yeats. I’ve heard and grown to love these Irish blessings at weddings, birthdays, farewells and funerals over the years. I can still hear […]

I Cannot Believe Seltzer is Bad for Us

When I was growing up, there were 2L bottles of Pepsi in the house every payday, so every two weeks we binged and splurged on bad stuff. There were also Doritos while they lasted. We would consume all this junk while watching Little House on the Prairie reruns at 5pm on channel 11 — which […]

DUBLIN ON A BUDGET: 4 Days for $1000

First published March 2018 Where: Dublin, Ireland When: March How Many Nights: 4 Cost: $1000 • • • • • • Planning a Trip on a Budget • • • • • • My friends from high school wanted to plan a group trip to celebrate all of us turning 50 and we had to work within a […]

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