Food & Recipes

  • Kia Niro

    3 Reasons to Buy a Hybrid Car

    Wellness, to me, is not just about eating right and exercising. It’s about the lifestyle your family leads. Everything from recycling to composting to growing to shopping is involved in our…

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    Organic Container Gardening Tips

    Organic container gardening can be challenging from a definition perspective. While it is easy to find non-organic vegetative plants, it is more difficult to find organically grown vegetative plants from seed.…

  • Garden Tower with Ornamental Edibles

    Greenstalk Garden Tower Review

    GreenstalkGarden.com sent out a garden tower for me to experience and review this season. Greenstalk Garden Tower is a space-saving planter that is vertical and stackable. I found a flat surface…

  • Walk the Store Challenge with Shawna Coronado

    Walk the Store Challenge #walkthestore

    Are you ready to make a difference in your life? Do you struggle with finding time to exercise? Can you imagine a life with less chronic pain and more self-confidence? Do…

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    Garden Wellness

    Enabling Gardens for Health and Wellness

    One of the highlights of last season was visiting the Buehler Enabling Garden at The Chicago Botanic Garden near Chicago, Illinois. I went shortly after I was diagnosed with degenerative spinal…

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    Say No to Invasive Plants

    New Years Resolution: SAY NO TO INVASIVE PLANTS! Invasive plants are a frequent conversation over dinner with gardeners – we can never believe we put them in our gardens and have…

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    Pom Coconut Martini Recipe

    It’s Thursday. Sounds like a good enough excuse for a cocktail to me and today I have the fifth installment of my 6 Days of delicious Holiday Kitchen Cocktail Recipes series…

  • Mango Vodka Fruit Punch Cocktail 2

    Mango Vodka Fruit Punch Cocktail Recipe

    I am on the road today –  traveling for the holidays – and while I’m gone I wanted to leave you with some amazing holiday cocktail ideas. Today we’re serving up…

  • Pineapple Pow Cocktail Recipe 2

    Pineapple Pow Tito Vodka Cocktail Recipe

    While I am flying off to Rome, Italy today (zooommmmm!!!), I thought I would leave you with a yummy Pineapple Pow Cocktail Recipe for your holiday party. Keep this one in…

  • Gin Limoncello Fizz Title 2

    Gin Limoncello Fizz Cocktail Recipe

    Tomorrow is the big day – I leave to spend two weeks in Rome, Italy with my eldest daughter and I want to continue my 6 Days of delicious Holiday Kitchen…

  • Shawna Coronado in late September garden

    Books I Like for Wellness Ideas

    This season has been a challenge with my diagnosis of spinal osteoarthritis – I changed my diet, started walking daily, and totally reexamined my approach to gardening, cooking, and living. Rebuilding…

  • Tito Pom Fizz Vodka Cocktail 2

    Tito Vodka Fizz Cocktail Recipe

    ‘Tis the season for my 6 Days of delicious Holiday Kitchen Cocktail Recipes made in my kitchen with love just for you. Below is a recipe and a how-to video you…