Holiday Hair and Makeup Tutorial: Get A Professional, Festive Look at Home

Just in time for your holiday festivities, I’m sharing my holiday hair and makeup tutorial to help you get the look of a professional blow out and makeup application at home in your own bathroom.   Last week, I had a rare and special occasion to attend the movie premiere for “The Tribes of Palos

The Power of Play: Making My Workout Fun Again

I love to run. I love how it makes me feel, I love how many calories it burns, and I love that I can do it anywhere, anytime, for free. But that doesn’t mean running is always a fun workout for me. I experience the benefits I just listed after I finish running; not necessarily while

Pilates: My Latest Health Obsession (and Hip Healing Workout)

Piriformis Syndrome, tensor fasciae latae pain, strained ischial tuberocity…. If these words mean anything to you, you’re probably a runner (or a physical therapist or a Pilates instructor). In the summer of 2015, we had just moved back into our house after a nine month remodel. After running on a treadmill in the tiny gym

A Running Start: Putting A Little Spring in My Step with a Running Wear Refresh

After realizing my running wardrobe was in need of a major refresh, I headed over to Athleta last week. Staying motivated to workout is hard enough. Wearing something I feel great in eliminates one more reason to skip my morning run and puts a little spring in my step. When I run in the mornings,

The Top Ten (and a half) Ways to Treat Adult Acne

There are very few things I am expert in; preventing and treating adult acne is one of them. Since the aging process is hard enough on a woman’s ego without acne, I’m sharing my top ten (and a half) ways to treat this nagging, unsightly, self-esteem-eroding problem. For all the time, money, and attention I’ve