My Father—an Important Musical Influence!

Jun. 13, 2014 by

On Sunday, June 15 people all over the United States will be celebrating Father’s Day—the day we honor our fathers for their devotion to their families. Today I want to honor my own father—a man that supported me musically at

Refrigerator Pickles: A Recipe from my Garden

Jun. 12, 2014 by

I’ve been making these pickles for over 20 years. I use the cucumbers that I grow in my garden. These pickles are very easy to make and delicious! and you do not have to process them in a hot water

Reading Labels: Red Alert

Jun. 12, 2014 by

How many of you before purchasing a skincare or cosmetic product actually turn the bottle or jar over and read the fine print? Did you know that the FDA requires that every product sold over the counter has a label

Fathers Who Influence Their Children Musically

Jun. 11, 2014 by

This weekend is Father’s Day so to honor fathers everywhere I will be talking about fathers that had a positive musical influence on their children.  Today, I’ll introduce you to two musicians and the influence and impact their fathers had

Ayurvedic: The Science of Life and Longevity

Jun. 10, 2014 by

Today, I want to introduce you to a little of what I learned in my Eastern medicine or Ayurveda classes because I want to eventually talk to you about how to read your tongue, your face and your nails—which is

Hot Apple Cake with Caramel Pecan Sauce

Jun. 9, 2014 by

This is an amazing cake! Yes, I know it probably is more appropriate for the fall, but I make this year around. I purchased Marlene Sorosky’s “The Dessert Lover’s Cookbook” years ago (out of print), but this was one of

Music and a Book: Orpheus and Eurydice

Jun. 9, 2014 by

Do you like going to art museums? I love them and one of my favorites is the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Anytime you go to a museum make certain you visit their museum book store. There is

Does Mozart Really Make You Smarter?

Jun. 6, 2014 by

I remember back in the early 1990s when a groundbreaking scientific study found that the music of Mozart will make you smarter. When it hit the newsstands—it was like a firecracker exploding! The electricity caused by this sensation caused people

Digestive Issues: Part 1

Jun. 5, 2014 by

Digestive problems are rampant. I’m sure you know someone with chronic digestive issues such as Crohn’s disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), ulcers, acid reflux, gas, constipation, etc, etc. Research also indicates that the #1 reason for hospitalization is the treatment

D.I.Y. Lip Balms

Jun. 5, 2014 by

Today I want to introduce you to something that is really fun to make—lip balms.  I order all my equipment from Majestic Mountain Sage. They are a full-service company that supplies both the cosmetic industry and soapmakers. As you will see

A Fun & Educational CD: “Carnival of the Animals”

Jun. 4, 2014 by

As a continuation of Monday, let’s talk about some great CDs featuring Carnival of the Animals by French composer, Camille Saint-Saëns.  There are several versions of “Carnival” that are available. My favorites include narrations written either by Ogden Nash or

D.I.Y. Skincare Recipes: Masks

Jun. 3, 2014 by

Hi Everyone! Today I want to introduce you to some easy-to-make skincare products that you can put together in your kitchen with ingredients that you probably have in your cupboards. The advantage: you are using safe ingredients and ingredients that

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