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She-Spires | Marissa Hermer

I'm excited to announce my new She-Spires content series, dedicated to featuring women that I find badass and inspiring. I'll be chatting with them about all the ways in which they live their lives to the fullest. To kick it off, I've recently…
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Start Shopping

Before you go all Giada, you should stock up on some basic items for your pantry that will help you make a lot of different meals, without a lot of effort. Here is a shopping list for staples: Oils, Vinegars, and Condiments: Oils:…
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Spinach Salad with Orzo

I'm a spinach monster, and I'm all over this spinach salad. Spinach is a very good alternative when you're starting to burn out on mesclun or kale salads. And it's one of the healthiest foods ever, packed with vitamins that (yes, Popeye)…
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Clearing Negative Energy

As a Certified Life and Relationship Coach since 2003, I have helped a wide variety of clients: From women who are looking to advance in their careers, men who are wanting to create more work/life balance, and to teenagers who are learning…
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Gearing Up

Back in the day, when you became a young married lady, you had a wedding shower and everyone supplied you with all the necessities for a long and successful career in homemaking. Well, those days are over. While you might still have…
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Tips for Styling Comfort and Class

When it comes to fashion there are so many different ways you can go, but not every option is going to work for every person. We all lead very different lives and our style should reflect that. Over the years I have learned that to put it simply,…
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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Vegetables

It’s hard to remember a time before I had to be mindful about what I put in my body. A self-proclaimed vegetarian since the stubborn age of ten, I’ve also been a born again vegan many times over thanks to a lactose intolerance that had…
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Getting Started (AKA Kitchen Secrets of the Anti-Martha)

You know those movies where someone starts a new job - a teacher or the assistant or the dazzling- yet - intimidating Prada- wearing Devil - and the first scene is them setting up their workplace? Sitting down in the chair, giving it a…
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple I've been hearing amazing things about this book all summer, and feel like it's a must in my travel bag for my vacation in a few weeks! They're also turning it into a movie so I love being able…
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Chocado Smoothie

During summertime when I was a kid, my family used to ride our bikes to get ice cream after dinner. To this day, when the weather is lovely I still crave that sweet treat. Who isn't always craving chocolate? Luckily, this smoothies tastes…