Archives for October, 2013

Guy Nardulli

Interview by Sarah G. Mason Professional football player, athletic model, Italian cook, actor, director… Guy Nardulli has an impressive résumé, even before he adds “viral TV sensation” to the list. Nardulli talks with me about his new hit Carl’s Jr. Superman commercial, shares some funny (and slightly embarrassing) stories from the set, and spills his secrets about that chiseled physique. …

Challen Cates

Interview By Lauren Douglass | Photos By Bobby Quillard When she’s not playing Mom on Nickelodeon’s hit show “Big Time Rush,” actress Challen Cates is truly being a mom at home. Cates chats with me about the challenges of being a mother with career aspirations and gives us tips on balancing family, work and romance.   How did you get …

Mini Ghost Cupcakes

Ghouls and goblins and ghosts, oh my! These fun, bite-sized treats are perfect for Halloween cooking with the kids. The mini- ghost cupcakes feature simple ingredients like Cool Whip and chocolate chips, which combine to make a perfect holiday treat! For the cupcakes: • 3/4 cup flour • 3/4 cup sugar • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder • 3/4 teaspoon baking …

Sleep Quiz

You do it every night, but how much do you really know about sleep?   1) Sleep deprivation is linked with lower libido in: a) Men b) Women c) Both men and women   2) Shorter lifespan is associated with: a) Sleeping too little (6 hours or less) b) Sleeping too much (9 hours or more) c) Both sleeping too …

Taking Charge of Your Health

by Stella Harbilas, APR   Women have options when it comes to their health, whether getting screened for breast cancer or deciding on a course of action, should problems arise. While the guidelines for breast cancer screening vary, the need for self-awareness and communication with a trusted physician remains. Under the new healthcare legislation, mammograms (a simple breast x-ray) and …

Kale

by Sarah G. Mason   Nicknamed “the new beef,” kale is certainly a green-queen. This leafy vegetable has been steadily gaining popularity for its low calorie, high fiber, zero fat makeup, and is a great choice for dieters and non-dieters alike. Calorie for calorie, kale has more bone-strengthening calcium than milk. Furthermore, according to a study done by the American …