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The Greatest Love of All

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditSometimes Valentine’s Day makes me see red. There is so much emphasis on loving couples toasting each other with loving cups of fine wine and sharing platefuls of delicious food. Expectations are as high as the romance meter, not to mention prices at restaurants for those coveted two top tables. One NYC restaurant is charging $1000 per couple for a “gourmand experience.” It’s all fine if you want to buy into it…and if you are a couple. But many of you are single and fabulous. There should be no shame or sadness in being single, either by choice or […]

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Be Supermarket Savvy and Pack a Power Pantry: Fearless Fabulous You! On-Air Feb 9

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditJean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin once said, “Dis-Moi Ce Que Tu Manges, Je Te Dirai Ce Que Tu Es.” (Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are.”) Sadly if most people living in the U.S. were defined literally by what they eat we’d have a lot of genetically modified, artificially produced adults and a bundles of sugar babies. When I was diagnosed with breast cancer five and a half years ago I took a hard look at what I was putting into my body, especially when it was no longer receiving infusions of chemo cocktails every few […]

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Feb 2 on Fearless Fabulous You! Jocelyn Greenky & Dr. Carla Marie Greco

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditWant to learn some tips from a top lifestyle branding expert on how to polish and present your best professional you? Joining me February 2 on Fearless Fabulous You! to hear from branding pro, Jocelyn Greenky. Jocelyn Greenky, author of The Big Sister’s Guide to the World of Work: The Inside Rules Every Working Girl Must Know, is a lifestyle  and media consultant, advice columnist, high-school mentor and a highly sought-after national public speaker. She has enjoyed a successful 25-plus-year career as an entrepreneur and senior executive at companies such as Philip Morris, Wenner Media, Hachette Filipacchi. She is a co-founder of the […]

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Before You Say “I Do” Consider These “Don’ts”

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditWhy are some women more comfortable discussing love, intimacy, diets and stomach bloating but not finances with their spouses? I admit to being one of those women for many years. I think much of it was due to my upbringing where discussing money was not appropriate; neither were religion or politics. Both of my parents worked full time earning decent incomes, but their approach to spending and saving money was not in sync, and I remember as a child listening to their fights over money. Perhaps that’s why I clammed up over money talk with my intended husband. I […]

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Citi’s Linda Descano, CFA® on Fearless Fabulous You! Jan 26

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditFacebook COO Sheryl Sandberg may have redefined “Leaning In” in her best selling book but my guest January 26 on Fearless Fabulous You! defines the concept of “Lifting Up,”  as in mentoring, community service and using her expertise to engage and enlighten women about finance, careers, self-sufficiency and philanthropy, Linda Descano, CFA®, is Managing Director and Head of Content and Social at Citi, responsible for social media and content marketing efforts for Citi’s Global Consumer Bank. Over her 20 years at Citi, Linda has held a number of roles across different businesses and functions. She joined Citi predecessor Salomon Inc. […]

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Getting Things Off My Chest: I Have A Voice

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditOur lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. -Martin Luther King (1929-1968) Theologian/Activist Growing up, children were taught to “be seen and not heard.” It was a matter of being polite around adults. But it is also important to teach children to speak out, especially women and, especially, if they are facing an injustice. Among my few  regrets in life are the times when I didn’t speak up, negotiate harder on a contract  or present myself with my full voice of confidence. Odds were the outcomes did not work in my favor. Often we don’t speak out because we fear […]

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Fearless Fabulous Moms & Tastemakers Jan 19

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditTwo loving mothers and talented Tastemakers share their stories on ! January 19, 9-9:50pm ET. Restaurant Consultant  Karine Bakhoum is the only person to have her palate insured by Lloyd’s of London. Her remarkable palate and extensive knowledge of food earned her a spot as a frequent judge on Iron Chef America, which led to the creation of her moniker, the Iron Palate™.  As Founder/Owner of KB Network News she advises restaurant, food and hospitality clients on building their brands. Her clients read like a “Who’s Who”of dining. In addition to her frequent appearances on Iron Chef America, Karine has […]

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As the Stomach Churns

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditI’m freshly landed in upstate New York from what has been a month-long holiday whirlwind taking me from Chattanooga to Maui with deliciously decadent pit stops in New York and Bridgehampton. My stomach still hasn’t made it back. I think it made a detour or was replaced by an imposter, a bully of a belly quietly grumbling, heaving and puffing to remind me of the excesses I enjoyed. Belly bloat is just an intestinal hangover…or stomach lag. But a good time was had by all! “Detox” seems to be the word of the month. January is when my inbox is flooded […]

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Fearless Fabulous Second Acts- Jan 12

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditMy guests January 12 are two women with distinctly different backgrounds who have Second Acts careers, drawing from their first to build their second. Along the way they have navigate their own health Victoria Barghout, Founder, Viver Heath Victoria Barghout, Viver Health Founder, was leading cutting-edge cancer research in the pharmaceutical industry when she was diagnosed with breast cancer the day before her second daughter was born. Reduce Your Risk of Cancer captures her personal action plan of melding modern science and back-to-basics food techniques that enhanced her treatment. By the time of surgery, her aggressive tumor was undetectable. […]

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