2013 March

Feature Guest Post: Eating Healthy on the Road, Part Deux

 by Fiona Bessey-Bushnell Reading April’s blog post a few days ago inspired me to consider how my parents and I traveled on the road so many years ago and how things have changed. This photo taken by my dad on a family camping trip of my mother and me in Northern Ontario in 1972, showcases […]

Eating Healthy on a Road Trip

Eating healthy is difficult under ordinary circumstances, but heading out on a road trip down I-95 with the family poses challenges beyond words. With a little planning and the help of google maps, it doesn’t need to be all that bad. If you stock a cooler bag with some tasty options and set a few guidelines for yourself, […]

Salad Games with Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority

Today I met with Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority at VCU to speak with them about eating healthily and how to do that easily. We went through an abbreviated version of the workshop I’m introducing as SALAD GAMES. They provided an AMAZING conversation as we sampled salad preparations their absentee (but devoted & hardworking!) sisters made […]

Take a Break from Technology

Taking a short hiatus from the television, computer, cell phone, and other electronic gadgets will help you discover how your senses respond to different experiences. Here are some “unplugging” tips: Try tuning into relaxing music instead of talk radio during your commute. Or try riding in silence for 10 minutes. Stuck in a long line […]

Exercise is FUN! Really!

Exercise and physical activity can be a fun way to spend some time. It gives you a chance to unwind, enjoy the outdoors or simply engage in activities that make you happy. Physical activity can also help you connect with family or friends in a fun social setting. So, take a dance class, hit the […]

Sleepy Head

Sleep is very important in our house, but not for reasons you might think. Well, we are tired at the end of the day and there are only 3 of us: 1 over-scheduled professional, 1 work at home mom and a 6 year old. But, somehow it seems we do not have enough time to get all […]

Salad Games

This month’s feature is on a workshop I’ve been developing to bring more vegetables into your lives. Let me know what you think about this: Give yourselves a chance to ENJOY preparing a salad. Drool over your own homemade dressing and share a recipe or two with some friends. Make them jealous of your newfound […]

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