Effortless Exercise – Beat Holiday Stress with Megan

I have holiday anxiety this time of year.  Looking at the calendar and thinking about the things that must be done to prepare for the holidays forces a sigh.  On the other hand, I also want to experience the festive happenings along with the sights and sounds of the season.   It is tough to reconcile the two.  This can get super stressful because it is supposed to … Continue Reading

Exquisite Christmas Gifts for under Five Dollars – Mmmm Apples

The holiday season is upon us.  Thanksgiving is two weeks away and that makes Christmas just around the corner.  It is the most wonderful time of the year, but it also can be very stressful.  Gifts become expensive as lists grow between children, friends, and work while cortisol levels rise thinking about what’s left to do.  Effortless and Exquisite’s holiday gift series gives … Continue Reading

Effortless Gardening with Gwen: Winter Plants 101

Gardening and winter weather aren’t a likely pair unless you are a biologist or have an emerald green thumb.   As soon as the weather starts to cool, I dump my summer petunias into the garbage and settle in for several months of store bought herbs.  It is depressing and wasteful.  Gwen Clark does not have that problem, but … Continue Reading