Audreyvp's Blog – January 2012 Archive (7)

Everyday Spirit - The Season of Love

By Jennifer Urezzio, Contributor – Spiritual Affairs

It was the day after Christmas. I stopped in the grocery store to pick up some necessities and was confronted with the Season of Love.

Giant pink and red hearts filled the aisle. I was surrounded by heart candies and heart cards and everything one would need to create the Season of Love. And yet, what is truly needed to…


Added by Audreyvp on January 25, 2012 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Lizzy B Found Vintage Jewelry

Gina Balourdas, the artist behind the Lizzy B vintage jewelry line, has been hooked on flea markets and estate sales every since she was…


Added by Audreyvp on January 25, 2012 at 7:08pm — No Comments

New Year's Resolution: How Goes Your Diet?

By Kristin Fast, Lifestyle Editor and In-House Wit-Cracker

It’s January 25, do you know where your resolution is?

Mine is happening right now as my little fingers fly (poke) over the keyboard of my hand-me-down laptop; Resolution 2012, more writing.

Only took 25 days to get crackin’.

Do you know that almost half of all Americans make a New Year’s Resolution…


Added by Audreyvp on January 25, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Valentine's Day Gift Guide - 12 Great Ideas!

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to fall in love all over again with your significant other? As one of Michael Leunig’s quotes states, “Love one another and you will be happy; it is as simple and as difficult as that.” My husband and I say ‘I love you’ probably 20 times a day and although we mean it, we may have lost some of the passion in the words. Sometimes…


Added by Audreyvp on January 19, 2012 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Start the New Year Off Gluten Free

By Amie Valpone, Gluten-Free Recipe Contributor, Culinary Marketing Consultant and food writer at the gluten-free blog, The Healthy Apple.

Looking for a healthy spin on a classic winter comfort food? Here is a ‘lighter’ recipe for stuffed mushrooms that is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.…


Added by Audreyvp on January 19, 2012 at 4:34pm — No Comments

My Afterlife Series - The Wakeup Call

By Susan Keats, Contributor &  Seize-the-Day Propagandist

Greetings from my after life.

I’m not dead yet, by the way, but I had a glimpse of my death recently and I realized, upon considering it, that I was completely unprepared to have it arrive so soon. Why is it that sometimes we need a good kick in the teeth every so often to get us to sit up…


Added by Audreyvp on January 19, 2012 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Turning 50 and I am NDY (Not Done Yet!)

By Audrey van Petegem, Senior Editor

Happy New Year!  I am very excited about this year! I am turning 50 and I am truly embracing it! Here is a video about my plans for this year:


The t-shirt I am wearing in the video was given to me by…


Added by Audreyvp on January 19, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments



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