The Weekender: Bakersfield/Amtrak: The National
A weekend travel guide to my hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.





Letter to a Wine Snob/ Wine Enthusiast  
A plea to my husband to relinquish his wine-snobbery ways. 





Discover California/ Southwest: The Magazine
California’s diversity makes it a sought-after destination for festive food, relaxation, and education. 





Shop Like a Chef/The Nob Hill Gazette
Interviews with some of the Bay Area’s top chefs.





The Red Carpet Treatment/The Nob Hill Gazette 
The newest food and wine hot spots in the Bay Area




One Urban Garden at a Time/Edible Los Angeles
One woman fights to keep her South Los Angeles community healthy.




The Ultimate Foodie Getaway Guide/
Planning a trip? Combine your passion for romance and decedent culinary delights into your next vacation.



What the Rise of Female Solo Travel Says About Today’s Single Culture/SwipeLife/
The roads and skies are increasingly filled with female solo travelers who have decided to explore the world on their own terms.



10 Reasons to Dump a Guy…Immediately!/
If he falls into any of these categories, it’s time to make a hasty retreat.




How to Plan a Romantic Getaway/
Three words: Best. Getaway. Ever!




Stop Dating the Wrong Person/
Keep dating the same selfish jerks over and over again? Here are five ways to help you stop the insanity!




How to Work in More Time for Love/
5 ways to keep your work life from taking over your love life.






How I Survived Nearly a Decade of Underemployment/
An elaborate exercise in patience, preparation, humility, financial resourcefulness, and hope.




How to Bounce Back After Multiple Layoffs/
You may be down, but you’re not out.




 The Keys to a Winning Cover Letter/
You can create the perfect cover letter.




Interview Horror Stories/
Job applicants tell their horrifying job interview stories.




How to Handle Criticism From Your Boss/
It can actually be a stepping stone to success in the workplace.




4 Signs That You Might be Getting Laid Off/
Your job may not be as secure as you think.



Why I Decided Not to Lose Weight for My Wedding/ 
There’s no such thing as a “bridal body.”




Were You Born for Boot Camp?/
Fitness boot camps aren’t nearly as frightening as you think.





Overcoming Exercise Obstacles/
Don’t let aches, pains, or extra pounds keep you from your fitness goals.




Advanced Tennis for the Absolute Beginner/
Grab your racquet for a boredom-busting Cardio Tennis session.





Weight Loss After Job Loss/
Stay motivated and healthy…even after a job loss.




How to Get Back on the Exercise Wagon/
Taken a break from exercising? These tips will help you get back on track.




Healthy Diet, Healthy Skin/
Want your skin to look its best? Then feed it well.




How to Make Your Weight-Loss Plan Stick This Year/Max Sports & Fitness
This is gonna be your year! 




 Can Beetroot Juice Make You Faster?/
Studies have shown that it can shave minutes off your run time and boost stamina during high-intensity workouts.




Let’s Go Dancing!/AARP
From Chicago steppin’ to hand dancing to ballroom, people are loving the fitness, friendship and fun that partner dancing can offer. 



A Letter to My Dad’s Old Chevy Malibu for Father’s Day/ ​ ​
The story of my love/hate relationship with my dad’s 1969 Chevy Malibu.




Is Being an Uber Driver Worth It?/
Think you’re gonna get rich driving for Uber? Think again.

A Place for Artwork and Comfort/Automotive News
A New Jersey car dealer increases sales with a casual environment and a love of art.



How to Find the Right Medi-Spa/AARP
Scores of women are turning to the aestheticians and physicians at medi-spas to keep their skin looking young and healthy.  




Friends of the Earth/DAYSPA Magazine
A Texas dayspa strikes a balance between building its clientele and giving back to Mother Earth.




Why the Gotu Kola Herb is a Skincare All-Star/DAYSPA Magazine
This simple herb helps encourage collagen production, and reduces scarring and stretch marks.




Turn Back the Clock/
Thirty wellness experts offer their best ant-aging tips.