Yin Yoga: The Art of Letting Go

| By Penny Amann | In yoga, especially in yin yoga, letting go is the most difficult asana (posture). We cling to so much in life — the way we thought things should be, expectations of others and ourselves, how much money and how many possessions we should have, how relationships should be. We even cling to a notion of how our yoga postures should … Continue reading Yin Yoga: The Art of Letting Go

Get Wasted, Give Back to the Earth (Composting)

“If it can’t be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled or composted, then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production.” –Pete Seeger | By Amelia Stolarz | For about half a dozen years now, I’ve been composting my kitchen scraps. The benefits are twofold: The amount of trash piling up on a landfill somewhere is reduced; and it’s a nutritious cocktail … Continue reading Get Wasted, Give Back to the Earth (Composting)

Repurposing Flower Arrangements

“I must have flowers, always and always.” – Claude Monet | By Amelia Stolarz | April showers bring May flowers, but June weddings bring centerpieces to take home… Catered formal dinners often come with centerpieces of beautiful floral arrangements that the host may offer for guests to bring back. Sometimes these large floral arrangements seem overwhelming to take. But if you’re lucky enough to get … Continue reading Repurposing Flower Arrangements

The Do’s + Don’ts of Planks

| By Becky Casares | Let’s plank, people! The plank is one of the best exercises for your core. It works the waistline, improves posture, your back, arms, hamstrings *gasp for breath* and your glutes! Simply put, it’s one of the greatest exercises out there! There are two ways to plank. One is on your forearms and one is with your arms fully extended. And … Continue reading The Do’s + Don’ts of Planks

Organize Your Life: Finding Spots for Things

The leopard does not change his spots. –William Shakespeare Oops: “A zebra does not change its spots. –Al Gore And you find as a writer there are certain spots on the planet where you write better than others, and I believe in that. And New Orleans is one of them. –Jimmy Buffett | By Amelia Stolarz | Do you ever think about the spots we … Continue reading Organize Your Life: Finding Spots for Things

Rev up your Spring Makeup Routine

| By Marcella Imbesi | Spring is here and everything is coming up roses! Even though we are lucky enough to reside in the sunshine state, I’d say we had our fair share of chilly mornings and downright cold evenings these past few months. Our Floridian version of winter has most of us dreaming about tan lines, sparkling pools and 8:30 p.m. sunsets. All it … Continue reading Rev up your Spring Makeup Routine

Ain’t No Party Like a Salad Jar Party! Here’s How to Throw One

| By Laurel Moll | Want to throw a party that no one will regret the next day? How about a Salad Jar Party?! It’s a fun, inexpensive way to encourage healthy meals while saving yourself time and money. Spring is a perfect time to host, so send out a Facebook invite and let the green times roll! Party Planning Plan to have at least … Continue reading Ain’t No Party Like a Salad Jar Party! Here’s How to Throw One