Under Rocks

There are certain sayings that you repeat in conversations with people. Personally, I have my favorites and I cycle through them. Lately, I notice I've been mentioning how "I live under rocks". ...more

#7QT Your Next Favorite Book Series

I mentioned last week that I devoured Miss Mabel's School for Girls by Katie Cross (MMSFG). She did a fantastic job of getting me( and a slew of other readers) to turn page after page after page well past our bedtimes. ...more

Two Women Made the MasterChef Finale, So Why Were Their Shoes The Focus?

This week, the two finalists from Season 5 of MasterChef competed for the title of America’s Best Home Chef. After first being chosen from a pool of thousands, these extremely talented, self-taught women withstood three months of grueling challenges to become the last ones standing. And, incidentally, they joined other women from the international MasterChef shows when they became part of the first women’s-only finale on MasterChef U.S. ...more
EmiliePeck I can wear high heels for a few hours. And then recover from it for about a week. I ...more

Traveling with Stephanie Distler Artisan Jewelry---- Potter County Artisan Center

While participating in a show at the Penn Wells Hotel in Wellsboro for the Pennsylvania Forestry Commission, we also had a chance to visit other PA Wilds trail stops on the trip home Sunday of last weekend....more

Mango Salsa from Jason Wyrick - "Vegan Tacos" - A Book Giveaway!So who’s Jason Wyrick? Chef Jason Wyrick is the executive chef

So who's Jason Wyrick? Chef Jason Wyrick is the executive chef of The Vegan Taste, a cooking instructor, caterer, a former diabetic, and founder of the world's first vegan food magazine, The Vegan Culinary Experience. Jason was the first vegan culinary instructor in the world-famous Le Cordon Bleu program through Scottsdale Culinary Institute, and has catered for many corporations. Jason has taught hundreds of vegan cooking classes around the world. His work as been featured in the New York Times, Vegetarian News, and on both local and national television....more

Why are celebrity deaths overexposed in today’s media?

Why do individuals become obsessed with the news of celebrities passing? Why is such an event glamorised more than a marriage, birth or public holiday? Perhaps the anonymity afforded online can bring out dark impulses that might otherwise be suppressed.Sensationalising tragedy...more

NFL Cheat Sheet

In the event that you are being forced to watch football these season or maybe your interest has been piqued here are someWe’ll start with the very basic to the basics that you need to know to at least hold a decent conversation when it comes to America’s favorite game....more

The Bright Side of Hackers


Foosball is the Devil

I know it comes every year, and yet… I’m never prepared for it.  It always seems to creep up out of nowhere, and I’m blindsided by the hoopla, the drama, and the never-ending chatter that comes with it.  The next few months are spent in agony, having to deal with something I have no interest in; something that takes over the lives of so many around me.  I rejoice when it’s finally over, and I spend the next few months enjoying the uninterrupted, glorious moments spent without it.  However, I know that in just a short time, it will be back....more

12 Hour ATR Ultra Plan & The Fine Art of Obsessing

Here it is less than 48 hours before my 12 Adventure Trail Run and I'm getting dangerously close to throwing a little hissy fit. I feel as if any minute now I may just fall to the floor and flail about wildly. Thank goodness I have on my yoga shorts. They make the falling and flailing so much easier. They also reduce the inevitable chaffing from such an activity....more