According to a study by Allianz, 58% of respondents said they would feel safe traveling again with an effective vaccine. Not surprising, an effective vaccine was more important to those over the age of 65 as compared to those under age 45. Cleanliness and enhanced safety precautions are other areas travelers want to see travel providers (hotels and airlines) take seriously. And in an effort … Continue reading Ways to get people traveling again
Still trying to figure out what to get people on your holiday gift list? Fear not because we are back with some more suggestions…this time focused on health! So many of us have been forced to workout at home and it could still be some time before people feel safe working out indoors sans masks. So here is a partial gift list (full list here) … Continue reading Gifts designed to keep you healthy
For many, finding love during a pandemic has been very difficult. But if you did find someone, it may have helped to bring you and your partner closer more quickly. Not since the advent of online dating has one single event impacted the dating world as much as the pandemic. In a study of 2,000 Americans 63% surveyed feel dating will forever be altered. This … Continue reading Dating in a pandemic world
There has been very promising news on the vaccine front the past few weeks. And it seems we just might see the light at the end of this very dark, very long, very twisting tunnel of a pandemic. But we are still a few months away from broad availability of the vaccines. And with the coldest months upon us, boosting our immunity is more important … Continue reading The key nutrients to boost your immunity
We know our gatherist community is a fancy group. But just how fancy are you? Here are a few wine rituals that are misunderstood (or nothing more than a marketing gimmick). The cork – You go to a nice restaurant and order a bottle of wine. After opening the bottle, they hand you the cork. What do you do? Sniff it? Nope! This is a … Continue reading Misunderstood wine rituals
It’s officially time to holiday shop! If you’re like us, you have been enjoying the weeklong Black Friday sales. In an effort to moderate crowds and incent buyers, stores are offering deeper discounts over a longer period of time than past years. But there is still the challenge of what to get for that “tough-to-buy-for” person on your list. We thought we would share some … Continue reading Let the holiday shopping begin!
If you want to grow wealth, it appears home ownership is one of the best ways. The net worth of homeowners’ is much greater than renters. And the gap continues to grow between the two groups each year. We know it is better to own your home but just how much better is it? One study shows that a homeowner’s net worth is 40x greater … Continue reading Just how rich are homeowners compared to renters?
We are officially one day out before the gluttony begins! And if you are like so many, you tend to overindulge. So, we are preparing you now for the inevitable with a post Turkey day workout. Save it. You’ll thank us Friday! Complete each exercise below for one minute. There are eight exercises so each sequence will take 8 minutes. 1. Manual squats (with or … Continue reading Your After-Thanksgiving Workout
Much of the data around air travel indicates that overall, it is very safe and there is a low likelihood of becoming infected with Covid-19. But new data shows that there is a caveat to all the studies. And as we head into winter, there is one concern travelers should be aware of. A few weeks back we discussed how the use of masks and … Continue reading Is there an increased risk of flying in the winter?
Continuing our holiday meal cooking theme from the past few weeks, we are going to share some last-minute Thanksgiving meal fixes from the team at Cooking Light. Should you find yourself in a kitchen predicament come this Thursday afternoon! Mashed potatoes – Be careful not to over mash your potatoes. The starch in the potatoes can quickly become stiff and glue like. We are a … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving week – some helpful tips!