Get Moving!

Be active without having to think about it Welcome to La Vie en Bleu a series where I share what Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones, reveals as powerful and simple lessons that can help put anyone on the path to a healthier and happier life. We begin with the first of nine lessons from the Blue… Read More

Butternut Squash Risotto

The next time you need an idea for a dinner party, consider this elegant, silky, and creamy butternut squash risotto. It takes a bit of time and attention to prepare, but it’s worth the wait. It’s flavored with butternut squash purée, roasted butternut squash, and crispy sage leaves that also give a nice vibrant dash of… Read More

Cardamom Scented Flourless Chocolate Cake

If you’ve heard of the 80/20 rule you’ll know that it’s not a particular type of diet, but more of a lifestyle change that can lead to sustainable health benefits. Simply, the principle behind the rule is to eat nutritious foods most of the time (8- percent) and allow yourself to indulge a little the other 20… Read More

A Terrarium Workshop Birthday Party

Okay friends, settle in. This post is a little longer than usual. I wasn’t planning on having a birthday party for my son until he turned about five or six years old, a time I thought he’d either care to have a party and/or would likely remember it. I changed my mind for his recent third birthday and held… Read More

I’m on Snapchat!

You’ve probably already heard that millennials are all over Snapchat. It was ranked the third most popular social app among millennials, trailing only Facebook and Instagram. I’m not a millennial—by any stretch of the imagination—but I started using Snapchat a few days ago to send photos and videos to friends, and now I’m quickly becoming a fan. Snapchat is… Read More