Too Hot to Cook When July heat hits, it’s hard to think about cooking! I just love fresh herbs! It’s so easy to grow them, and summer recipes make it really fun to use them in various combinations. I always have four pots of herbs going on my deck. Typically, it’s rosemary, thyme, mint, and… Continue reading The Perfect Fruit Salad for Summer! Fresh Watermelon & Herbs
Have Fun Without Itching Can you believe the Fourth of July has come and gone? Wow! While July 4 represents the unofficial midpoint of summer because it falls between Memorial Day and Labor Day, we truly do have a lot more of this beautiful season left. What do you want to do this summer? Spend… Continue reading Bug Off!
Looking Forward and Looking Back Are you looking forward to the long weekend coming up? I sure am! I remember as a kid going to fireworks displays and being so amazed! We would pack up some snacks, head over to my grandparents’ house, and walk over to the park where we would have a spectacular vantage… Continue reading Holiday Weekend Driving Tips
Summer is a time to get outside–whether you walk, run, hike, bike, kayak, swim, paddle board, play tennis, garden, or go to baseball games. Whatever you choose, all of these are great activities that get you outside and (I hope!) away from these ubiquitous phones, tablets, and televisions! Go out and play! Get some sunshine… Continue reading Healthy Care for Dry Summer Hair
Have you ever been in a conversation with a friend or family member that’s taken an ugly turn? What about those friends we all know and love who tend to get their feelings hurt? Maybe you’ve been confronted about something you said or did (or not)? We’ve all been there. Probably more times than we… Continue reading Diffusing the Situation
Bare Your Toes I hope everybody had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend. Swimming pools across town have opened, many high schools and colleges have held their graduation ceremonies, propane sales have increased for those gas grills, and toes are being exposed as sandals and flip-flops become the preferred footwear. Yes, it’s summer—unofficially at least.… Continue reading Summer is for Sandals…and Sandalwood
Holiday Travel We are but a week away from Memorial Day—the unofficial start of summer. Many of us have travel plans to take advantage of an extra day off. But hasn’t travel become a bit demoralizing? Whether we pile into a car and traverse miles on highways—coping with traffic, gas stops, and unpredictable weather—or schlep… Continue reading Memorial