Get Up. Get Out. Don’t Sit.


Just as we were all settling in front of the television to watch the baseball playoffs, two new studies about the perils of sitting have spoiled our viewing pleasure. The research, published in separate medical journals this month, adds to a growing scientific consensus that the more time someone spends sitting, especially in front of […]

How Do I Get Him to Stop Watching that Damn TV?


A reader, Michelle, wrote us the other day seeking our advice: I am working on creating a minimalist lifestyle for my family, but I have hit a roadblock and hope you can help, especially from the male perspective. In our house we watch TV, always have. I despise the TV because my husband spends so […]

From Abused, Abandoned Puppy to Silver Screen Star


How many times have you seen an animal in a movie or a television commercial and thought, “My dog can do that. He would be a natural in front of the camera.” What is a pipe dream for most pet owners became a reality for Janice Norden and her 9-year-old mixed-breed dog, Skeeter. The once […]

And The Nominees Are……..Golden Globe Hopefuls!… Whose Your Fave?


BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA BLACK SWAN Protozoa Pictures & Cross Creek Pictures & Phoenix; Fox Searchlight Pictures THE FIGHTER Paramount Pictures and Relativity Media; Paramount Pictures and Relativity Media INCEPTION Warner Bros. Pictures UK LTD.; Warner Bros. Pictures THE KING’S SPEECH See-Saw Films and Bedlam Productions; The Weinstein Company THE SOCIAL NETWORK Columbia Pictures; […]