Hoka delivers in a comfy sneaker

Hoka delivers in a comfy sneaker

We wore out our last pairs of sneakers during long walks during the Pandemic, when our gym was closed for nearly a year. For back-to-workouts, we needed new gear. So we tried turned to a favorite – Hoka One One. We settled on the Men’s Clifton 8 and the...
MUST-HAVE HATS

MUST-HAVE HATS

How did Connie Britton do it?  On the recent smash hit White Lotus (on HBO MAX), Britton, who plays a tech entrepreneur on vacation with her family in Hawaii, wears different big, stylish straw hats. I couldn’t help wondering how she packed t hem all without...
Packing Light

Packing Light

I’m working hard to cure my bad habit. I always pack too much. I worry about the weather. Will I need extra layers, rain gear, dressy outfits? It makes my husband crazy, as I nag him to over-pack too. Now that I’ve discovered Royal Robbins, a company that makes...
Walking on a cloud

Walking on a cloud

Have you ever made the mistake of going sightseeing in uncomfortable footwear? If you have—like me—you don’t want to repeat the experience. That’s why I’ve become an instant fan of Naot Footwear. The Israeli company began in 1942 as a one-room workshop on the Kibbutz...
Kurobuta Pork On the Go

Kurobuta Pork On the Go

Great to take camping or to vacation rentals! Family-owned and operated, True Story Foods is bringing Kurobuta Pork to the masses. Until now, Heritage breed pork, traditionally raised for intense flavor in Japan, has primarily been available to chefs. Making the haute...
The Stella Falone Story

The Stella Falone Story

If you are looking for a Father’s Day gift—or a gift for yourself—consider a Stella Falone cutting board, sustainably made and connected to music! Bob Taylor, the co-founder and president of Taylor Guitars, purchased a Crelicam mill in Cameroon (West Africa) where...