by Deirdre Hahn, Lifestyle Contributor | Remember when you were in school and the frozen sandwich your mom put in your lunchbox also functioned as the ice pack? Great concept, but eating a half-frozen sandwich at noon wasn’t my favorite experience at school. Oh, and those lunch boxes! My third grade Grizzly Adams lunch box elicited a chorus of laughter from my classmates who were sporting new Star Wars boxes. So, for most of my childhood, I was a punch-card cafeteria kid. Salisbury steak, meatloaf, drumsticks, green beans and lukewarm milk ruled my school lunches. ...Read more.
The holidays are meant for counting our blessings, entertaining, celebrating the season, and getting together with family and friends. This means it's a time for channeling our inner domestic goddess, and who better to inspire us than our Mom Muse Maria Rodale. Mother of three with a love of cooking and healthy food, Maria is not only committed to living a healthy lifestyle in her personal life, but she also heads up Rodale Inc., the publishing house known for its focus on health and wellness. As the CEO and chairman, she leads the company, which was originally founded by her grandfather in 1930, on its mission ...Read more.