Part 20 of the Here We Are Series: Live Your Life Out Loud Click here to listen to this important podcast, Loving Yourself: What It Means, Why You Need To, and How To Start Today, Part 1 Or use this embedded player to listen from this page on your computer or phone. This podcast,... Read more →


In this ONE BY ONE video, Luci shares an easy, tasty drink recipe that can be served in the pineapple shells after you've cored out the fruit. Don't throw away the shells after coring, consider using them instead of traditional drinkware for frozen tropical drinks. Remember to plan ahead so you have enough pineapples... Read more →


In this ONE BY ONE video, you will learn how to reuse the empty pineapple shells as serving bowls for the extracted fruit. Don't throw away the shells OR the spiky tops after you've cored out the fruit; repurpose them for the table as fruit bowls when you are entertaining. BONUS: By using the... Read more →


In this ONE BY ONE video, you will learn how to repurpose the empty pineapple shells that are naturally beautiful. It seems wasteful to just throw them away after you remove the fruit, so I came up with a few uses for you to try. This is the first of 3 Tips on how... Read more →


In this ONE BY ONE video, you will learn how to make a lovely hostess gift for about $20(US)! This floral centerpiece is perfect for bringing along to your next BBQ or house party. Whether the hostess places it on the table, the sidebar, or a serving station, it is ready to go! She... Read more →


Okay, so we all know that nobody likes to see cellulite on their body… But it's a fact of life for most women. And while there doesn't seem to be a cure (the inventor of one will be a billionaire!) we can help it along with proper diet and exercise, as well as applying... Read more →


If you love pineapple but struggle with getting the fresh, juicy meat out of the shell… Then you need a pineapple corer in your kitchen. This affordable gadget makes easy work of removing the delicious, nutritious meat of this tropical fruit. With a knife, a bowl, and a little elbow grease applied to the... Read more →


Luci's Money-Saving How-To Beauty Tip To Sanitize Your Favorite Lip Color, One By One Video We all have a favorite lipstick that has been hanging around for a while… You know you should probably throw it away, BUT there is a way to extend the life of your lipstick. It's simple, quick, and you... Read more →


If you read the recent Announcements, Updates, and Reminders article, Sweet Summertime, then you know that I am launching a video series called One By One. While this particular product review video is not officially a One By One, I'm sharing it now since these ELF Lotion Wipes - although terrific all year long... Read more →


Click HERE to LISTEN to the Chick Flick Chat podcast episode, The Best of Netflix Television Series To Binge Watch NOW! There are so many great options for consuming your favorite shows but none surpasses the Netflix library of television series, both old and new. Wondering how to narrow down the vast selection and... Read more →


This is a fun, easy recipe that I've adapted for Here We Are after much testing and tasting! If you like the traditional York style peppermint patty, then you will enjoy making this eggless, homemade recipe. These chocolate covered treats make a great gift in a pretty box or cellophane gift bag; are perfect... Read more →


DIY Shower Vapor Disks Cold and flu season calls for extra relief of stuffed up noses and sore sinuses. Besides using a Neti Pot, another all natural, easy way to help move things along is to add homemade, inexpensive, melting shower disks to your hot shower. Scented with essential oils, these puck-like soothers release... Read more →


Thanksgiving is over and the last of the cranberry sauce is gone. Now what to do with those extra cranberries that didn't make it into the sauce? Freeze them... Right? Except six months later we find the Ziploc bag of berries in the freezer - uncertain if they are any good - we wastefully... Read more →


These days we meet people from around the world without ever leaving the house. The connections that develop are important to growing your personal and business network... You may have heard the statement, "If you aren't online, you don't exist." Harsh though it may sound, in the 21st century, there is truth in this... Read more →


Shades of Chartreuse ~ Freshly Green Tips™ By now you've heard about coconut oil and the hundreds of suggestions for its use. Maybe you've tried it, maybe not, or you bought a jar and it's sitting on your cabinet shelf waiting for you to experiment with it (several people have told me they bought... Read more →


Part 17 of the Here We Are Series - Live Your Life Out Loud Realize that only in being kind to yourself can you really be kind to others. ~ Dorothy Draper, Interior Decorator, Trendsetter 💝💝💝 I invite all the HWA readers and listeners to join me in living Dorothy's approach to self-kindness each... Read more →


At Thanksgiving, more than any other time of year, when hosting a dinner we think in terms of "dressing." We dress the turkey, whisk the salad dressing, dress up the buffet table, select a dress to wear, yet year after year, we put on the same tablecloth. Well no more boring old pumpkin colored... Read more →


Hold your breath... Gravity is a fabulous ride of infinite, weightless space, made ethereally beautiful by Alfonso Cuarón's moment-to-moment direction of Sandra Bullock's flawless performance. Oh, and lest I forget to mention the adorable, spacesuit clad, George Clooney. He floats in and out of the story - with his star-power wattage dial turned up... Read more →


This past winter I decided to develop a granola bar recipe to share with the Here We Are readers. After reading long, sugar-filled ingredient lists on store brands, I wanted bars that were light on sugar content, preservative and soy-free. And so the testing began... Like all of the HWA recipes that must pass... Read more →