Raising my grandchild as a single, sophisticated, and a business minded grandmother

Hi Ladies,   I've been raising my 13 month old grand daughter since she was 3 weeks old.  She is the joy of my life and, I would not trade a single moment.  My daughter disappeared after the 2nd day of coming home from the hospital.  I got a phone call from a DCF worker and told me I had until 5 pm that day to come and get my grand daughter or she would be in state custody. My daugter was there at the office when I arrived, and told me that she just wanted to "hang out", not be a Mother....more

Some wine that i truly love, maybe suggestions for Valentine's day

Some wine that i truly love, maybe suggestions for Valentine's day I wanted to make you some suggestions for good red wine. Why red? Because i tend to drink more red wine when it is colder outside. Those are wines that i truly love; they have impressed me so much and i adore them for so many reasons ; they are bold and supple with a deep clarity and intensity in their burgundy color. They are alluring wines, with a beautiful bouquet and aromas that entice you. ...more

Greeen Holiday - Parties & Entertaining

This is the most party packed time of the year! Lots of food, drinking and tons of waste going on. So however you choose to celebrate, do your best to be nice to the earth while you’re at it!  Here are just a few tips to help you green your holiday celebrations! Eco Invites – As nice as it is to receive a hand written invite, we all know they end up in the trash.  Use Evite or Ping and get the job done quick without spending a dime of wasting paper....more

Healthy Hanukkah

8 nights of lights, food, family and gifts, Hanukkah is here! Over 8 days you will be over eating, over conversing & dealing with family and over spending so how do you make this year’s festival of lights healthy, green & budget friendly?  With these tips & tricks!Eco-nukkah Decor & Festivities...more

All great suggestions. The Sweet Potato Kugel looks especially delicious.

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Over the River & Through the Woods: Healthy Holiday Travel

The holidays are upon us and with it comes stress in many forms.  What to buy, who to visit, what not to eat, etc.  Traveling is another biggie but this year, you can do it right. Check out some of these tips that you can use to keep healthy and sane this holiday travel season:...more

Business Trip = Fitness Trip

Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean you won’t be leaving town. And just because you won’t be sporting a swim suit for a few months, it doesn’t mean you don’t need to fit in your jeans through winter. Sure, it can be tough to stick to a workout regimen if your job takes you out of town. But there are plenty of ways to keep up your fitness routine while also breaking up the monotony of your “business” dealings....more

Conscious Camping - Revisited

So last summer I wrote about Conscious Camping, health and eco tips so that you can get the most out of your adventure without getting sick or leaving a ginormo carbon footprint. Be sure to check out that post for additional info after you’ve gone through this summer’s checklist ; ) I thought since I covered a fair amount of healthy and eco tips, this time around I’d mention some great products to use on your next outdoor adventure as well as ways to keep it cheap! So here we go!: Goodies ...more

Please, Facebook, Don't Be Creepy

According to Facebook, despite the hoards of friends and acquaintances I’m already trying to keep track of via status updates, I need even more. A lot more. Which is why this social networking site “suggests” new friends for me. I sort of feel like I’m in kindergarten again, when the teacher hustled me up to another little girl on the playground and told us to “play together nicely.” ...more

I think I'm the only one I know who hasn't put my "face in the book." People tell me about its ...more

Happy Earth Weekend!!

It's been forty years since the first Earth Day and in the last 10 years, the green movement has skyrocketed to great heights. While the world is on it's biggest green kick ever, it seems that our earth is still in great peril. Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time however, it has presented us with the opportunity to build a healthier, more prosperous, clean energy economy now and as well as for our future. Being green has all caused us all to look at the bigger picture but also how to clean up our own act as well....more

Entrepreneurship Myths

Illusions of Entrepreneurship Make Success ElusiveEntrepreneurship is an alluring word, as it comes with the promise of independence and wealth. Everyone starts her own business with dreams of success; the problem occurs when these dreams are based on illusions or myths instead of facts. We’ve all been there – had a wonderful business idea and thought, “Wow! I could really make it happen.” Then reality begins to set in and we wonder how we ever got so excited....more