Cold is Coming, Get Your Car Ready Now!

As day follows night, you can be sure that cold weather will soon be here. Cold puts a strain on multiple vehicle systems that can lead to their failure and you being stranded during weather that can be not only inconvenient, but downright dangerous. Here’s a look at those systems and what you can do to […]

#ConnectingFlights Movie, Fall In Love or Fall

This season’s romantic comedy, Connecting Flights, shows you how sometimes you fall in love in the strangest places. Connecting Flights is a movie about bloggers who meet in an airport. This is a movie I must see. Who doesn’t love to laugh? I hear of lots of fun stories and some nightmares too, but nothing […]

From The Tents To The Stage: Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil (VIDEO) #WINWEDNESDAY

  I intended to write this post after seeing Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil at Radio City Music Hall in August, but time got away from me.  My friend Angie invited me to a last minute  summer Saturday matinee  and I jumped at the opportunity.  I had not seen a Cirque du Soleil performance in several years and […]

SCUBA Diving For Students With Special Needs And Disabilities

  I’ve been teaching and training divers from all over the world and the scuba instruction I enjoy teaching the most is a course for special needs, people with disabilities and the scuba instructor course. Both offer many challenges both physical and emotional. When one thinks about scuba diving, you think about all of the wonderful […]

Dead Sea Salt Benefits For Your Skin #WinWednesday

Our skin takes a beating all year long. We’re always looking for new products to soften, nourish, and replenish our skin. Sure, there are great products on the market but sometimes simple is better. Dead Sea salt is 100% natural and has been used to treat Arthritis, Eczema, Muscular Pain, Rheumatism, Psoriasis, and also to […]

A Birthday Reflection: The Choices We Make…..

The choices we make as young adults can profoundly effect the rest of our lives.  The seminal seed of the woman I grew to be was planted during an assembly program my senior year at the Bronx High School of Science. A Science graduate who was joining one of the first Peace Corps groups came […]

September 11th, We Will Never Forget!

On September 11, 2001  in a matter of minutes, our world was shattered. The whole country, glued to their TV’s, horror on their faces, disbelief that what they were seeing was real. On this day the USA was attacked by terrorists, bringing down landmark buildings, and killing innocent people. We lost our mothers, fathers, brothers, […]

There is no such thing as a bad meal in Italy… Mangia Bene!

Luckily, we live both in the States, as well as Portovenere, Italy. My husband Mario, who is from Parma and we purchased our amazing villa just outside Portovenere in 2001, thus, we manage to explore Liguria, along with our family and friends, over the summer and at Christmas time. Food is central to the Italian […]

“LIVE! With Kelly” Gets A Co-Host And The Blogger Connection Will Be There Tweeting LIVE! #TBCatLIVE

    “Live! With Kelly” will get a new co-host tomorrow, Tuesday, September 4 and The Blogger Connection will be there with  @RachelFerrucci and @TVProducerDeb  tweeting live from the show. Host Kelly Ripa will finally, after almost a year long search and auditioning fifty-nine people in the co-host seat, reveal who has won the much coveted spot.  Rumors […]

Tourists Kiss Buddha and Get Sentenced To Six Months – Sri Lanka

Three French tourists, two women and one man were convicted on Wednesday in Colombo, Sri Lanka for desecrating a temple. The three tourists photographed themselves kissing a sacred Buddha. One woman took a picture pretending to kiss the Buddha on the lips while the man posed imitating the Buddha. The three travelers, aged 26-35 acted […]