| Apr 1, 2011
Nicole Henry is an acclaimed jazz and soul singer whose next album, "Embraceable," is scheduled for release this spring. She exercises regularly — to make sure she keeps her body and voice in peak condition.
Why do you keep fit?
To look healthy...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 11:41 AM
First lady Michelle Obama sets the tone in trends with what she wears — and the way she gardens.
The president's wife, who planted vegetables on the south lawn of the White House shortly after the family moved in, has revamped this year's garden by...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 8:00 AM
So apparently, there’s some big wedding happening later this week.
Which has us Stew folks thinking: What’s the most memorable food or drink experience you've ever had at a wedding?
No doubt we’ve all had our share of lukewarm, buffet-...
| May 8, 2011
My Mother's Day wish list is easy: I'd like a break from my duties as the scheduling czarina, the dubious title my family has bestowed upon me.
If you'd like to de-stress Mom (if that's even possible), here are some favorite places to flee. They're...
| May 4, 2011
| 3:04 PM
There will be an anniversary party at 2 p.m. Tuesday on Main Beach in Laguna Beach to celebrate four of Laguna Beach's milestone birthdays. The Laguna Playhouse is turning 90; Laguna College of Art & Design is 50; Pacific Marine Mammal Center is turning...
| May 11, 2011
| 9:59 AM
With life being as busy as it is and challenging to juggle everything you have to do in 24 hours; it is just plain difficult to create balance. People talk about work/life balance but who has time? This blog is designed to help you with a basic...
| May 24, 2011
| 8:28 PM
When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picked an unlikely target: Whole Foods Market.
Organic foods, by definition, can't knowingly contain...
| May 17, 2011
| 10:41 AM
SAN DIEGO -- From fresh herbs and fruits to healthy organic vegetables, a growing number of local chefs are harvesting ingredients for their signature dishes from on-site gardens.
Vertical garden systems are starting to pop up at San Diego restaurants....
| May 18, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Farm subsidies could finally be on the chopping block.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently acknowledged that corn and ethanol "subsidies need to be phased out" over time. And on a swing through Iowa, Mr. Vilsack suggested that the Obama...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:46 PM
Kittens and cats are patiently waiting for a home through Huntington Beach-based Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Its darling kittens are kept at Petco and PetSmart in Huntington Beach. There's a summer adoption fee special of $99 that includes neuter/spay,...
| May 22, 2011
The marketers of top-selling vodka brands will tell you that their spirits are "clean," "smooth" or "pure." And, even though some brands will note that they're made from the very finest winter wheat, grapes, etc., there is nary a description of what the...