Gifts for the yogi in your life

Gifts for the yogi in your life

Welcome to the holiday season, everyone! I’m here today with some gift ideas for the yogi in your life. All my selections can be purchased online, because online shopping is convenient for just about everyone. But I also want to stress the value of shopping 

Home remedies for the common cold

Home remedies for the common cold

Ah, the common cold. Recently I came down with a bad one, and it got me thinking about home remedies. Here are the things I do when I feel a cold coming on. These are in no way intended to be a substitute for a 

Mason jars and water bottles

Mason jars and water bottles

I was at a yoga teacher training over the weekend in Philadelphia, and I learned that, alas, I continue to be tragically unhip. Apparently all the cool kids are now using Mason jars as water bottles. I am baffled by this. I understand that there is 

My list of the best Christmas songs

A good Christmas song makes your heart swell. It expresses your feelings exactly. It reminds you of happy times. It makes you want to sing along as loudly as you can. What else makes a good song? 1. A new, vibrant take on something old and familiar. Gloria 

What makes a good Christmas song? My thoughts on the classics

Ah, the classic Christmas songs. You hear them playing from Thanksgiving Day until Christmas. You hear them everywhere, from Walgreens to Wendy’s to Whole Foods. You can’t get away from them. My niece Melissa claims that there are no good Christmas songs. I know what 

The worst Christmas songs ever

Today I heard what might be the worst Christmas song of all time (see #2 below). It got me thinking about what criteria make a Christmas (or holiday) song “good” or “bad.” Let’s start with the bad. 1. Christmas albums are perennial money-makers. Thus every 

Friday favorites: Christmas Music

Okay, so I know that with my last post, I urged everyone to ease into the holidays, and part of that meant avoiding Christmas music. But then… I just happened to turn on the TV in the middle of NBC’s live coverage of the tree