My Favorite Fitness Tricks

A new year, a new you. That’s what we say every January, right? That we want to turn over a new leaf with the new calendar, and that we want to make good on our plans to lose weight or get fit. And then we don’t do it. And I get this. It’s hard to make being healthy a part of our daily lives. So many things can get in the way–families, work, life changes, temptations, that extra bag of…

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Show Some Class With Your Wine Glass

It’s one of dining’s big mysteries. What is the proper way to hold a wine glass?  By the stem? At the end? By the bowl? One handed? Two? With wine “all the rage” these days, you might have wondered this stuff, too. Turns out, there’s some technique to “doing it right” when it comes to drinking wine. Epicureans, wine connoisseurs, and foodies won’t hesitate to tell you– hold that glass by the stem. If you do, it will show that…

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Celi Cooks: That’s a Layered Pizza Pie!

I’ve baked homemade pizzas for years, but a recent episode of Man vs. Food I found on The Food Network convinced me that I might have been doing it wrong all along. The episode focused on an NYC pizza joint that serves an epic pizza the Sicilian way. A big twist here: sauce on top of the pizza, not on the bottom. I’m not Italian (Celi is a name I received when I married my Filipino-American husband), so this concept seemed new…

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Five Fashion Must-Haves for Spring 2015

If you’re like me, you’re ready for spring. More than ready. For most of the US, it’s cold, windy, snowy, and bitter outside. It might be March (!), but it sure doesn’t feel like it. Cold temperatures and the final long slog of winter have me thinking “where is spring?”   Luckily, it’s not far away. And when it comes, I want to have the wardrobe to prove it. That’s why I’m talking 2015 Spring Fashion Trends. We live in…

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Some Thoughts on Vacations

For the last week, I’ve been on a “vacation.” I put that in quotes because the longer I run my own business, and the more time that passes where I am my own boss (most of the time), I find the old adage to be true. When you run your own business, there never really is a day off from professional pursuits. I think the days of being totally unplugged on vacation and separated from my daily life at home…

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