Tuesday, August 7, 2012 6:07 pm
It’s August. Schools are gearing up for the return of students, and mothers everywhere are exhaling a huge sigh of exhaustion. Finally, a few hours in the day free from “I’m bored,” “I’m hungry,” and “He hit me.” Now you can focus on you.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 5:30 am
With summer temperatures sizzling right now, many of us like to get away to the high country for a day or two. Prescott is my favorite place to cool off, and, being a foodie, I enjoy finding places where I can try out different ingredients or purchase kitchen stuff.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 9:30 am
It may surprise many of you to hear that there is at least one winery in all 50 states — even Alaska and Hawaii — and Arizona is no exception. Not only are there many wineries in Arizona, but they are making some really good wine, too!
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 3:30 pm
It’s the Fourth of July. Independence Day. The holiday always brings to mind summer, playing in the pool, grilling, homemade ice cream and fireworks (My brother had a love-affair with bottle rockets; I’m jumpy to this day.).
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 1:00 pm
We’ve all gotten the finger-wagging lecture about protein from fitness trainers. Their demands for more of it leave us picturing a Henry VIII turkey leg in one hand and a dumbbell in the other. Many of us already eat meat, so what are they talking about?
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 12:00 pm
Grilling season is upon us. Stores are bursting at the seams with gadgets you can purchase to use with your grill. I am definitely a gadget girl and have purchased more than my share of grilling gadgets. There are quite a few that I just cannot live without.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 6:00 am
Commitment. It’s a word we hear often in many contexts — relationships, war efforts, diets and even insane asylums (we all know a couple of people we think ought to be committed). According to Dictionary.com, “commit” comes from the Latin “com + mittere,” meaning “to send, give over.”
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 3:00 pm
Ordering wine in a restaurant can be an intimidating and potentially embarrassing situation. It can be one of those instances when you are put on the spot, like being picked last for kickball as a kid. For years, I’ve said that it shouldn’t be. But sometimes the unknown can seem a little scary.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 6:00 am
The weather is beautiful this time of year, and many of us want to spend as much time outdoors as we possibly can before summer arrives. I love to go up to the high country for a walk in the pines and end the day with a picnic.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 10:30 am
There’s one universally loathed exercise: the pull-up.