amwell health
in Fitness, Life Tips, That's Life

My Happy Journey With Amwell Health

I was thrilled to be asked by Fit Fluential to try out Amwell Telehealth’s Registered Dietitians. While I was paid for checking out the services, given my health and well-being journey, having a triathlete husband, a daughter who is professional dancer, and a NCAA diver for my son, it sounded perfect for me. Before I even accept reviewing goods or services, I check out the…

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how to be the parents you want to be
in Kids & Family, That's Life

It’s Time to Stop Looking Over That Fence & Be The Parents YOU Want to Be

    PLEASE…Stop looking over that fence for greener grass.  Parenting is tough and you may or may not be doing the right thing with your kids, but I am here to tell you that looking over the fence is the wrong thing to do.  Truth is, everyone has their issues.  You just don’t usually know what they are, because they are hidden behind that…

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valentine's day treat
in Good Eats, Recipes, That's Life

Surprise On Valentine’s Day With An Easy, Fast, and Fun Treat

Creating a special treat for your Valentine doesn’t have to be difficult or take a lot of time, money, or ingredients.  What matters most is that it’s a little something special that comes from the heart. When I think heart, I think food and nothing makes me happier than a little something special with all of my hubby’s favorites in it.  My friends at Nebraska…

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what to give for Valentine's Day
in Fabulous Finds, Life Tips, That's Life

A Very Sweet Pairing & Giveaway Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Travel, Chocolate, Wine and Kids…Yes, they all can go together, especially this week with Valentine’s Day upon us. UPDATE 2/15/16:  Our Valentine’s Day raffle is closed and we are pleased to announce the two winners of the $75 American Express Gift Cards.  Big congratulations go to Courtnie and Erica who found us through Instagram and Twitter!  Enjoy your cards… This month, I have found myself…

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a delicious, easy veggie frittata
in Good Eats, Recipes, That's Life

A Delicious, Easy Frittata Made Just the Way You Like It

Planning dinner or brunch sometimes lacks the planning for me…. I just look in the refrigerator and start pulling things out.  Most of the time I know it will involve eggs.  A Frittata is a great choice, given it is quick, easy, always tasty, and a crowd pleaser. For this recipe, I went for a veggie Frittata, but it is easy enough to change up…

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in International, Life Tips, Travel Done Well

Dining and Drinking Options at the Suzhou Marriott Hotel in China

China is amazing and has so much to offer.  I still can’t believe I was lucky enough to get to visit.  One of my favorite hotels I stayed at was the Suzhou Marriott, which I reviewed for TravelingMom.  Honestly, you never have to leave the hotel with all of its fabulous dining options, health club, spa, and well-appointed rooms.  It all makes your stay in…

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ca'momi osteria in napa
in Good Eats, Life Tips, Restaurants, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Ca’ Momi Osteria Restaurant Review – A Special Spot In Downtown Napa

Something special opened in downtown Napa last fall – Ca’ Momi Osteria restaurant.  While the restaurant may be new, the soul, the food and the wine is rooted deeply in the traditions of Italy and the Napa Valley. Ca’ Momi Enoteca has been in Napa Valley for over 5 years serving pizza and amazing pastries, but the story starts well before that.  Valentina Guolo-Migotta, the…

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in Good Eats, Recipes

Yummy Sweet Potato and Black Bean Nachos

There are some nights we just want something light, fast, and yummy and this Sweet Potato and Black Bean Nachos checks all those boxes.  Plus, this dish is perfect for football watching; think upcoming Super Bowl, especially if you are looking for something that won’t leave you feeling- UGH!  It is fresh, clean, and packed with goodness. Servings:  One cookie sheet is enough for dinner for…

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traveling the world with your family
in Fabulous Finds, International, Life Tips, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Best Tips When Traveling The World With Your Family

We’ve done a lot of traveling over the years with the kids, both domestically and internationally.  It takes planning, fortitude, AND creativity, but I wouldn’t trade one experience for the world.  We’re happy to share what we’ve learned with you.  Some of these are for the kids and some of them are for the grown ups.  These are not the technical tips having to do…

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