Is the Secret Always to KISS?

Whether it’s clean eating, a plant-based diet, or a healthy lifestyle, is the secret always to KISS? A lot of us want to live as healthily as possible. There’s plenty of information out there to help us. A search for clean eating lends 507,000,000 results, plant-based diet 231,000,000 results, and healthy lifestyle 748,000,000 results. If … Continue reading “Is the Secret Always to KISS?”

Congratulations Chef Matthew McClure!

Chef Matt McClure is one of our favorite chefs. Since Cooking2Thrive® recorded him for our interview series, Chef Matt has been receiving rave reviews as the executive chef of The Hive at 21C Museum Hotel near Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Congratulations are again in order. Chef Matt has been chosen as a semifinalist … Continue reading “Congratulations Chef Matthew McClure!”

How Does Your Garden Grow?

How does your garden grow? My dad loved to alter the nursery rhyme “Mary, Mary, quite contrary…. “ I’m sure you remember it: Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells, and cockle shells And pretty maids all in a row. Dad’s version began “Cheri, Cheri, quite contrary.” Hearing him say … Continue reading “How Does Your Garden Grow?”

If Your Work Does Not Garner Attention, Is It Worth Doing?

If your work does not garner attention, is it worth doing? In 2009, my son’s friend Ester directed the documentary film, Butterflies. The film follows the lives of six people dubbed weblebrities for gaining fame for doing nothing but appear on a website called YouTube. At the time, YouTube was only four-years-old and there was … Continue reading “If Your Work Does Not Garner Attention, Is It Worth Doing?”