Top 10 Easy Earth Day Activity Ideas

Earth Day is here! Have you thought about what you might do to celebrate this big blue and green marble we call home? Here are some ideas for my favorite earth-friendly activities that you can do with friends and/or family for a fun and green Earth Day!...more
I've given up lattes unless I have my "To-Go" cup.  I've been feeling so guilty about all the ...more

My Love/Hate Weight Story

So this post is a long time coming. For years, I have been meaning to do a post and/or video about how I got to where I am and why....more

Holiday Attractions for Families

The holidays are here and the kids are out of school. What to do to keep the whole family entertained as well as keeping holiday spirits high? I've compiled a list of my favorite holiday theme parks and attractions around the country that kids of all ages, including adults, will enjoy! Plus, I've added in recommendations on where to grab a healthy bite for all sorts of special diet diners ; )...more

Last Summer Staycation

It's sad, summer is almost over ; ( But Fall is pretty awesome as it brings Halloween, crisp air and lots of pretty colors.But we can still have one last summer blowout this Labor Day weekend! For many who have already started school or are on a budget, getting way out of town might not be an option so I've compiled some fun ways to have fun this last summer weekend in your own hometown!Soak up the fun and sun before it's gone for another year!...more

Vegan Eats in St. Petersburg

Surrounded by water you can imagine there is lots of water sporting and outdoor, waterfront dining. And in St. Pete, you will also find a booming art community (in the photo, that’s a giant mustache in front of the Dali museum!) and yep, lots of great plant based eats! Let’s check it out! St. Petersburg is a lovely sea and bayside town on the west coast of Florida....more

Have Yourself a Healthy Little Summer

The soaring heat, shining sun and kids running free means summer is finally here! After a brutal winter for most of the nation, the long, warm sunny days are a welcomed change. So much so that most folks will be spending more time outside, celebrating, eating and having a grand old time. But it's easy to overdo it food wise and sun wise. I've compiled some simple tips that will help you survive, and still very much enjoy, summer! Make sure you wear sunscreen!!...more

Eating Your Way Through Athens Greece

For many, Greece is a dream destination. And in fact, it feels like  dream once you arrive. Perched on the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas, the mountainous terrain and gorgeous beaches are enough to lure travelers. Add in the incredible ancient historic sites and fabulous cuisine and you might never want to leave! And Athens is a great start when visiting this beautiful country....more

Greening Your Easter Baskets

The Easter Bunny is getting ready and is calling everyone to help him go green this year! There are so many eco and healthy treats to make baskets fun and delicious so here are a few ideas on how you can make the greenest baskets ever!...more

Healthy Ways to Avoid a St. Patrick's Day Hangover

St. Patrick's Day is here and that means green food, green garb and yes, lots and lots of green booze. While many will partake in the Irish themed festivities, there are ways to keep from partaking in the day after traditions of feeling ill. I've compiled some of my easy and healthy tips to keep you from being green well into the days following St. Paddy's Day!What to do before your green hued liquor binge:...more

How to Visit Paris The Vegan and Gluten Free Way

For many, Paris is the ultimate destination. One of the world's most beautiful cities filled with art, culture, wine and incredible food. Although for special diets such as vegan, gluten free and dairy free, it seems that it might not be the most accommodating place to visit. But I'm glad to report that it is quickly becoming a hotspot for delicious dining, no matter your dietary restrictions!First of all, let’s get the touristy tips out of the way:...more