Happy New Year!

It is a woman’s prerogative to change her mind, and I’m certainly in a party mood this year! I’ll be running some oldies but goodies while I take a break to relax and enjoy the rest of the holiday season, then see you back here… Keep Reading »

Animal Free Contest/Giveaway Winners!

Jewels reading In Defense of Food summer 2008
Two things provoked this “meat and potatoes” Midwesterner into observing meatless Mondays; the first came when I read In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan (highly recommended book). I learned why a more plant based diet would be… Keep Reading »

Contest/Giveaway for an Animal Free 2011

Well not completely animal free – we couldn’t live without our pets, and animals are pretty lovable. They just don’t always need to be our dinner.

Tatjana makes an adorable new friend

I’m going to be completely honest with you – I am not vegan or vegetarian,… Keep Reading »

What Have You Got to Lose? Digging Deeper

Model days
Regardless to whether you’re someone struggling over those stubborn 5-10 pounds, or someone with much more to lose – you’re most likely lugging around a lot of pain with the excess pounds. In fact, during the years I managed to stay rail thin as… Keep Reading »