Free Flower for Valentine’s Day!

January 29, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine

Luxury florist LDF Blooms is giving away free flowers just in time for Valentine’s Day! Entering is easy; simply like LDF Bloom’s Facebook page and leave a comment stating in 100 words or less why your special someone deserves a special Valentine’s surprise worth $150. Their designers will create a unique arrangement especially for you! […]

12 Keys for 2012 and Beyond by Kathleen Frances

January 29, 2013 by  
Filed under Health, Wellbeing

“12 Keys for 2012 and Beyond” by Kathleen Frances is a book of meditations and prayers that shows readers a new form of spirituality based on the inclusive concept of the divine feminine, as exemplified by Muriel Isis, founder of the Lighted Way Fellowship. The core message of “12 Keys” is its definition of every […]

Duchess Digest: The Last Frontier

January 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Friendships & Family, Relationships

Five years ago, I found myself at a cross-roads. I was twenty-six years old, married and just recently graduated from college. I had always wanted a career and a family. My husband would always say to me, “Jill, you can have it all – you just usually don’t get to have it all at once.” […]

Authentic Guacamole Recipe

January 24, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Recipes

Whether it’s a for the big game, Cinco de Mayo, or a backyard barbeque, guacamole and chips are a must.  Of course everyone has their own opinion on what makes the “best guacamole,” but Celebrity chef George Duran (of Food Network and TLC Ultimate Cake Off fame) has an authentic guacamole recipe that stands out for […]

Super Bowl Drinks

January 24, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Wine/Spirits

It’s that time again year again… chicken wings, guacamole, meatballs… oh yeah, and football! No matter who you decide to root for, even if it’s the Super Bowl ads, we’ve got you covered! Enjoy the big game with these delicious Super Bowl drinks. Super Bowl Cocktail Recipes Brother’s Blitz Cocktail Recipe 1 part UV Citrus 2 parts […]

Korean Bean Pancake Recipe

January 14, 2013 by  
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Marja Vongerichten is the host of public television’s Kimchi Chronicles and the author of The Kimchi Chronicles companion cookbook. Here she shares her passion for Korean cuisine with a recipe for korean mung bean pancakes. Marja tells us, “Bindaetteok look quite a bit like latkes and are very similar to falafel, but instead of being […]

In the Kitchen with Marja Vongerichten

January 14, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, In The Kitchen

The host of public television’s Kimchi Chronicles and the author of The Kimchi Chronicles companion cookbook, Marja Vongerichten is eager to share her passion for Korean cuisine and its approachability, health benefits and the familial spirit of the Korean table.

Caring for New Puppies

January 6, 2013 by  
Filed under Friendships & Family, Relationships

Did you get a puppy for Christmas? You wouldn’t be the only one. Every holiday season, many people get a new family member that will be around for the next 15 years or so. Having a new puppy is fun and exciting, but starting off right can greatly influence your relationship and help both you […]

How Can Teachers Stop Bullying?

January 5, 2013 by  
Filed under Parenting, Single Moms

Each day in America, it is estimated that 160,000 students stay home from school to avoid being bullied. Look at the headlines; it’s easy to see that bullying is a growing problem in our schools. The good news is that it is a problem that many teachers can help tackle by creating a bully-free classroom. […]

Ending 100 Years of Dieting Dead Ends

January 4, 2013 by  
Filed under Diet & Weight Loss, Health

The January 2013 issue of Health, which focuses on, no surprise, weight loss; has a wonderful guide to diet advice over the past 100 years. The cigarette brand, Lucky Strike, for example, suggested in 1925 that you reach for a Lucky every time you’re tempted to reach for a sweet. Good idea to the extent […]

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