Interview with Pablo del Villar

A couple of months ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Pablo del Villar Igea, president of Oro De Castilla. I reviewed Oro De Castilla Verdejo 2013. A great wine that I paired with salmon, shrimp pasta, and even popcorn. The wine is very classic and is made from the Verdejo grape in About Oro De Castilla wine - The white white is described as a very complex wine with an acidity higher than usual, more balanced and with a structure of … [Read more...]

Interview with fitness enthusiast Sydney Benner

Ladies and gents, I have an exciting announcement. I know many have expressed the hardships in finding your way to the gym to workout. Well, Lionsgate Studios has partnered with YouTube to bring exciting and fun workouts to your digital world. It’s a great movement because it’ll save you money and not to mention the convenience. BeFit is the digital channel that the workouts are streamed through. BeFit has more than one million subscribers, … [Read more...]

Casting director Robyn Kass talks ‘Big Brother’ season 15

[Originally published on Examiner.com 9/15/13] As a casting director for CBS’s highly rated television show “Big Brother” and other well-known shows such as “The Bachelor,” and “Survivor,” Robyn Kass is as sincere and humorous as she is a phenomenal casting director. If a name predetermines someone’s future career, Kass was destined to work in casting. According to Kass, “the goal of casting a show like “Big Brother,” is to put a group of … [Read more...]

Ryan Adams discusses girls bullying and ‘Secret Mean Stinks’ campaign

[Originally published on Examiner.com 9/11/13] Most teens will experience bullying at some point during high school. Bullying isn’t always the overt name calling. There are several types of bullying that can have a negative impact on a girl’s well-being and self-esteem. It easily can affect the victim, and result in feeling depressed, anxious, or isolated. According to the “Journal of the American Medical Association,” 10 percent of … [Read more...]

Exclusive Interview: Alison Sweeney partners with Arnold/Oroweat breads

[Originally published on Examiner.com 9/9/13] As host on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” Alison Sweeney is supportive and empathic toward contestants. Her connection to contestants is because of her personal weight loss journey and philanthropic involvement with several charities. She shares aspects of her talents with the world from hosting, acting on “Days of our Lives,” to authoring books, and continues to live by her motto “championing … [Read more...]

Top Chef Seattle: Sheldon Simeon’s candid interview

[Article originally on Examiner.com] “It was quite a journey,” said Sheldon Simeon, third place finalist on the 10th season of Bravo television’s popular show, Top Chef. Although Sheldon did not make it to the finale, he has no regrets. The finale airs tonight and it’s between Brooke Williamson and Kristen Kish; however, don’t expect Sheldon to pick a side. “I respect Kristen and Brooke very much, so it’s whoever puts out better food … [Read more...]

NFL legend, Jerome Bettis tackles food allergies

[This article was originally published on examiner.com by Salatha Helton] On the football field Jerome Bettis “the bus” was known for his fast and precise execution, and undoubtedly one of the best running backs of all-time in the NFL. The charismatic, former Pittsburgh Steeler is preparing for the Super Bowl by joining forces with Food Network star, Robin Miller. The two are partnering with Sanofi US to educate people about food … [Read more...]

Cervical Cancer Awareness month

Saturday, January 12 (Examiner.com) January is cervical cancer awareness month, and, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) statistics, every year an approximation of 12,357 women in the United States (U.S.) are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3,909 women in the U.S. died from cervical cancer. One-third of women diagnosed with cervical cancer unfortunately die; however, two-thirds have a higher survival rate with treatment, and of … [Read more...]

Fertility holiday blues

[Article originally from Examiner.com] A major concern that couples are faced with is fertility. During the holiday season, couples are sometimes burdened with family members anticipating pregnancy news. Oftentimes, families don’t realize the struggle and stress couples experience trying to get pregnant. Couples wanting to celebrate the holidays as a joyous occasion may be faced with distressing circumstances when a grandmother or other … [Read more...]

Flintstones and Vitamin Angels team up for ’10 Million Stronger’ initiative

[Article originally from Examiner.com] “We are Flintstones kids, 10 million strong and growing!” how can anyone ever forget the catchy yet appropriate jingle celebrated in many households? Flintstones is giving back through charity. The well-known children’s multivitamin brand has been dedicated to more than 40 years to helping children grow strong and healthy. The long driven charitable multivitamin company has teamed up with Vitamin … [Read more...]

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