Melinda Rentrop

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7 Essential Lessons to Feel More Happiness in Your Life

We spoke with Gabby Bernstein, author of the new book Miracles Now, for life lessons on beating stress, eliminating fear, and feeling more joy.<p>If given the choice to be happy or fearful, I believe we'd all jump into the happy bus blasting our fear into fumes. The only problem: We can't always find …

Educating the Self: First Things First

Self-improvement and empowerment organizations are playing a dominant role in redefining our goals and expanding our vision for living a life of fulfillment. Research is starting to track this shift; an interesting study reported in the <i>New York Times</i> describes an evolution in marriage, revealing …

two classic sangrias

Last Friday, we had 17 people over for dinner. No, we haven’t moved to a larger apartment. No, my kitchen hasn’t grown to the size of a normal one …

White Peach Basil and Blueberry Mojito

The first time I tried a Mojito I didn’t like it. Like at all. But then again it wasn’t this White Peach Basil and Blueberry Mojito that I am sharing …

southern shandy

On Wednesday evening Sticky and I shot an e-session in this unbearable heat. As we were wrapping up the last few shots I bent down to get a low angle …

september sip: gin rickey

We are raising our glasses with this weeks September Sip to F. Scott Fitzgerald! The author, who is arguable written some of the most poignant books …

A Moscow Mule Love Story

The Moscow Mule is Emma’s and my “cocktail of the year”. Last year we had a Whiskey Ginger phase, but this year is the year of “the Mule”. If you …

Cinnamon Mai Tai

Some days are just Mai Tai days. That's a fact. Mai Tais are my sushi drink, but recently I thought it would be fun to try to create my own recipe at …

Winter Sangria with citrus & pomegranate

This year we have two parties leading up to New Year’s, then a blissful clear calendar on the 31st. I’m so looking forward to a non-hyped quiet night …