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Tuesday Tune Up, Weekly Check In, Food, Fitness, Family, Duran Duran

The Tuesday Tune-Up: New Adventures

  Hey there!  How was your weekend?  I hope it was a good one.  Today's Tuesday Tune-Up shows what kind of adventures I've been having lately when it comes to food, fitness, family and Duran Duran (and other music). I've been pretty lucky when it comes to food lately.  Last week Jay cooked some delicious meals for me and this week, I had Chef Brooke Willamson from Season 10 of Top Chef cooking for me. Safest Choice Pasteurized Eggs (aka Safe Eggs) invited me to a cooking class at the Gourmandise School of Sweets & Savories to have Chef Brooke teach us how to make delicious meals with undercooked eggs.  Below is Chef Brooke's own Instagram collage from the evening (why I have my bag on my shoulder, I'll never know):   We made a number of dishes but I think my favorite was the Coddled Egg with Whipped Smoked Celery Root. Salmon Roe and Chive Puree (see above - green and in the mason jars).   I'll have to give more details about this cooking class … [Read More...]

Tuesday Tune Up, Weekly Check In, Food, Fitness, Family, Duran Duran

The Tuesday Tune-Up: What’s Going On

I've morphed the Tunes For Tuesday series into a weekly check-in about the things I love most: food, fitness, family and music (including Duran Duran). Like many of us at the beginning of a new year, I'm working hard to eat more healthfully.  I'm … [Read More...]

Friday's High Five

Friday’s High 5: 10 Motivational Instagram Accounts

This week's Friday's High Five is actually a double five because I'm highlighting 10 Motivational Instagram accounts.  The images, words and stories and stories of the following 10 Instagram accounts help me get through my day.  Each one of these accounts give a glimpse into 10 … [Read More...]

BraveHoods, kids with cancer, 13,000 kids with cancer

Friday’s Featured Female – The Ladies of Bravehoods

Welcome to Friday's Featured Female! This weekly series features inspirational stories from admirable women.  IMHO, it’s always good to be reminded of how strength, determination, hard work, heart and ingenuity can impact the quality of one’s life. Normally, I share stories … [Read More...]

RockSweatFitness, RockSweat, Roxy Theatre

The Tuesday Tune Up – RockSweat Fitness Review

Welcome to The Tuesday Tune Up - because Mondays suck! Welcome to the beginning of the blog week with a weekly focus on fitness and music. This week it's the coolest group fitness class to hit Los Angeles: When I received an invitation to RockSweat, a music-intensive group … [Read More...]

Friday's High Five

Friday’s High Five

Welcome to the first Friday of 2015!  Getting back into the swing of things after the holidays is always tough so I figured this would be a great time to give you all a virtual High Five and share the 5 things that made me smile this week:   1.  A Revolutionary … [Read More...]