Health and Fitness

What is an HIIT Workout?

If you have any fitness-loving friends in your circle then you may have already heard about HIIT workouts. They are, without a doubt, the latest fitness craze and with good reason. Research is showing that this effective workout can leave you burning calories even after it’s over. Pretty awesome right?…






How to Prepare for a Spray Tan

Endless Summer Beauty Spa provided us with a free tan to facilitate this article.  It’s that glorious time of year some love and some of us absolutely dread. The weather gets warmer and the clothes get smaller. While I sweat and get hot just like the rest of you, the…


How to Process Community Grief

As I sit and read the story about the beautiful 7-year-old boy tragically killed recently in a parking lot in Covington, I am sobbing. I did not know him, but I ache for his parents, and I, like anyone in this small community, struggles with the question of why this…


Could Your Friend Be a Narcissist?

I had a friendship break up a little more than a year ago and it was an eye-opening experience for me. I think of myself as a pretty discerning person but I was amazed that under the spell of a narcissist even the most discerning person can be bamboozled. When…


Trampoline Fitness {An Honest Review}

The year was 1994 (or something close to that). The place was Metairie, LA, near the corner of Veterans and Bonnabel. Nothing beat a fun Friday night at Trampoline World. It was a time of great innocence, great fun, and probably no liability insurance.  I can still see the trampolines…


Body Pump {An Honest Review}

I joined a gym a couple of years ago and was going almost every day to run on the treadmill, lift weights, bike, and do whatever machines I could figure out without making an ass of myself. It wasn’t long before “Regularly” turned into “periodically” and my “workout routine” turned…