My Weight Loss Adventure Week 9: NOOM

It was just before Christmas when I last wrote about my weight.  A lot has happened since then.  First Christmas happened.  Christmas was a lovely day spent with my housemate.  Knowing and understanding the need to social distance my family did not gather for our yearly holiday celebration.  At one level that really bothered me.  I missed the craziness of having a house filled with people.  I missed the unwrapping of family gifts and sharing …

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Eight: New Year

The New Year celebration is seeped in tradition and folklore.  Almost as much as Christmas.  Kissing the one you love as the clock strikes twelve.  Champagne to toast the New Year in, Fire works and noise makers that bring a loud sound of joy as one year passes and another starts.

New Year Eve has always been difficult for me.  I realized early on that The New Years celebration changed nothing.  You wake up of …

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Six: Being Sick

Last week there was no My Weight Loss Adventure.  This is because I was living the adventure with an illness that knocked the stuffing out of me.  In more ways than one.

It first hit my housemate d she did not feel good at all.  It lasted 48 hours and she began to feel better.  As illnesses pass from one person to another in ways only God understands, some ho, some way, that bug leapt …

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Five – The Supermarket

Thanksgiving week proved to be a challenge as there was so much really good food to eat.  The positive points were in getting the meal from an outside source there wasn’t much leftover and also we added extra vegetables so there were more veggies on the plate than starch.

I want to go over a tip I was given when I started to try and lose weight.  Even though I have failed in the past …

Famous Catchphrases And Where The Originated!

(PCM) Catchphrases have been a part of the advertising world since it first began. It is believed that the first advertisement ran in a French newspaper called La Presse in June of 1826 and after it proved to be successful, newspapers all over the world began to include various advertisements throughout their pages.

The very first television advertisement that aired in the United States was on July 1, 1941 …

Tips on How to Pair Wine with Herbs

What Wine Should You Pair With Herbs?

Pairing wine with food has always been simple — red wine with red meat, white wine with lean meat. But, what if you stray from the norm? By pairing wine with the herbs you put in your food, you’re creating a whole new sensation of flavors to your meals. This technique is as easy as pairing herbs with foods and just as fun.

Now is your chance to

Visiting California’s Amazing Vineyards

California’s 6 Most Stunning Vineyards

With its 3,000 wineries spread all over the state, California is nothing short of a haven for the wine lovers. The state has everything from elegant estates, lined with vineyards, lying at the end of country roads to urban wine trails with tasting rooms.

The wine scene of California is as varied and exciting as the state itself. Be it the exquisite views of Los Angeles, the curated gardens near

Have We Really Been Pronouncing Reese’s Wrong All This Time?

(PCM) To finally settle the argument once and for all, the lovely individuals at Spoon University have let history speak the truth and revealed the correct pronunciation of Reese’s peanut butter cups!

So are you Team REES-EES or Team REES-IS? We were always a member of team REES-EES, however it looks as though we have been wrong all this time! We suppose it is like the whole tomato or potato debate, but it seems as …

Have We Really Been Pronouncing Reese’s Wrong All This Time?

(PCM) To finally settle the argument once and for all, the lovely individuals at Spoon University have let history speak the truth and revealed the correct pronunciation of Reese’s peanut butter cups!

So are you Team REES-EES or Team REES-IS? We were always a member of team REES-EES, however it looks as though we have been wrong all this time! We suppose it is like the whole tomato or potato debate, but it seems as …

Five Perfect Wine Pairings with Vegan Dishes

Five perfect wine pairings with vegan dishes

Learning about wine the finest way is by drinking it! There is always the right moment to enjoy wine. Be it Sunday brunches, or weekend get-togethers and back-yard barbeques, good wine, and the excellent company go hand-in-hand. These are moments having variations in taste. So, experience it to the fullest.

Being vegan is a way of life. And if you are a vegan and want to enjoy …

The Best Candy to Find in Your Easter Basket


(PCM) Whether or not you celebrate Easter, there’s no denying that this time of year is a good one for candy. It’s second only to Halloween in terms of how much candy we use to celebrate this holiday. Whether it’s chocolate, marshmallow or jelly beans, the variety and style of Easter candy seems never-ending – which is a good thing!

But not alllllllll the candy is good and some types certainly rank higher than …

Ash Wednesday and Lent

lent-wordcloud_2Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent a time of penance fasting and prayer for Catholics and for some Protestant denominations.

Ash Wednesday is the opening day of Lent on this day some Christians receive ashes on their forehead as a sign of penance.  With the ashes the Priest may say “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return” or “Repent and believe in the Gospel”.

The tradition of receiving ashes …