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Kringle and Hygge

I had the chance to visit O & H Danish Bakery in Racine, Wisconsin, today along with a good friend, Lois Alter Mark. This family owned bakery began in the late 1940s and is still family owned today, 4 generations later. I had no idea how involved the process is to make kringle. The first […]

Velas Vallarta? Yes Please!

My husband, sons, and niece chose to spend a week in Mexico to get away from the Wisconsin winter. Velas Vallarta is a beautiful resort with many amenities.  The hotel is on 10 acres directly on the beachfront. You can sit on your balcony and see the ocean and see the Sierra Madre mountains behind you! […]

Metabolism and Midlife

As people age, their metabolism slows and muscle breaks down. Sounds depressing, doesn’t it?! But just because you have hit another decade doesn’t meant that you can’t get in shape or stay in shape. It just means that you have to be smarter about it. Gone are the days when activity can be relegated to […]

BAM 2015

I just came back from Nashville and the BAM 2015 Conference. It was a blast. I was “Staff” (or so said my snazzy badge — which got left in Nashville –I probably took it off when I was doing something or other). That meant that I got to see the conference from a slightly different […]