I hate being such a slacker…

So, I have had a few “pokes” and emails wondering where I have been! First of all, we just returned from a month in Peru – yes, practicing all those Chapter 1 Bond Girl packing skills! The plan is to post the photos on my facebook page which is www.facebook.com/fempowerment – I have sorted them […]

Feisty’s College Connection: Dorm Room Diet

Are you dreading the Freshman 15? I won’t lie to you. I was a victim of the Freshman-and-Sophmore 25! In fact, it took me all the way to grad school to figure out how to eat properly on campus. Campus cafeterias are full of temptations, from all-you-can-eat buffets to twice-daily desserts. But I learned how […]

Step AWAY from the Stuffing! EMERGENCY PODCAST: How To Survive – and Thrive! – During the Holidays!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:59 — 35.8MB) How to Survive – And Thrive! – during the Holiday Season! In this first of the Emergency Holiday Podcasts, we return to Scott Smith, my Motivational Guru from MotivationToMove.com. Scott is one of my Secret Weapons, and I’m sharing him with YOU. Are you […]

BONUS INTERVIEW PODCAST: Minna Yoo from LoveBottle.net

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:09 — 25.9MB) This Coffee Chat podcast is with Minna Yoo, CEO and Founder of LoveBottle.Net.  LoveBottle.net sells reusable glass water bottles with single-hand-opening pop tops that you can write on. The idea is based on the studies of Masaru Emoto (which you can find at www.hado.net), that show that […]

BONUS VIDEO PODCAST: The Bartender and the Bond Girl Take On Old Fashioned Subjects (50MB)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (48.5MB) This is the 2nd of a 3-part vodcast series done with Mr. Martini (BehindTheBarShow.com). The first was in celebration of the Kentucky Derby – we made a mint julep and discussed Da Horses. In this vodcast, we take the bourbon from the julep and create an Old Fashioned. Then, we discuss […]

Eco-Gastronomy and Saying Grace

Today’s entry in San Francisco IdealBite goes like this: Ever seen da Vinci’s “The Last Supper”? The Bite Then you know food can be art. And that’s what the founders of Slow Food International – a nonprofit devoted to bringing back whole foods that are cooked and savored slowly – are all about. If you’re into […]


Hey… I told ya I was trying to clean up my online To Do/To Read list today… Here is an organization that I found while investigating items for our Kentucky Derby vodcast — LUPEC — Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails. I’m sad because it looks like this site is not being maintained […]