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  • Sweet & Sour Meatballs – the @writerchick47 Betty Crocker adaptation

    Sweet & Sour Meatballs – the @writerchick47 Betty Crocker adaptation

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  • Super Bowl Clam Dip Appetizer

    Super Bowl Clam Dip Appetizer

    Mom’s clam spread 1 pkg. cream cheese 1 can minced onions 1 clove garlic, minced 1 minced onion 1 tsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp.clam juice

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  • MidLife Road Trip Comes Clean

    MidLife Road Trip Comes Clean

    As passionate as we are about food, travel and adventure, 3M is equally as passionate about water quality. When we were in Chicago for the launch of Andrea Metcalf‘s book Naked Fitness, we were introduced to the magic of 3M! The 3M Full Flow Drinking water system is equivalent to 1893 cases of Bottled water, 150 pitcher filters  or 60 faucet filters. 3M makes clean water really easy too. It installs under your sink, completely out of sight. So easy […]

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  • Sporting Life #NUTS Recap

    Sporting Life #NUTS Recap

    Q1. What makes a sport exciting to you? @ZipSetRachel: How badly I can beat boys at it. @1Dad1Kid: A1: Lots of action! Also have to watch it live. Can’t get into it on TV or radio @ PGAVillage_Golf: A1. level of difficulty 2play & the commitment it takes to be successful. The teamwork & life lessons learned from failure & success @ kymri: A1. when the sport involves being at the mercy of nature i.e. surfing @ Only398: A1 Seeing […]

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  • Smokey Tomato Bisque

    Smokey Tomato Bisque

    Another Great Recipe from Vicky Akins …. One of the best things about cold weather, is that it fosters our addiction to comfort food.  There’s nothing quite like retreating from the chilly weather, peeling off your frozen gloves, stomping the snow off your boots & being greeted by the delicious smell of homemade soup.  If you don’t live in an area that gets cold, I think you’re missing out. I don’t know too many people who don’t have

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  • Zest Fest

    Zest Fest

    Rick is headed to Texas for ZestFest 2011 and he’ll be entering Intensity Academy’s eXtreme Lolly lick-a-thon contest where he must consume a lolly pop made from the hottest peppers in the world – ghost chilies. Do you have any suggestions on how to beat the heat?

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  • Listen Live 12pm – 1pm est The Beauty Blueprint with Michelle Phillips

    Listen Live 12pm – 1pm est The Beauty Blueprint with Michelle Phillips

    Monday, January 17, 2011 12 pm to 1 pm est Listen HERE Call In: US & CANADA: 1 (866) 254-1579 Guest: Sandi McKenna What Makes You Beautiful? What is your personal beauty blueprint? Listen in as Michelle introduces her philosophy and helps you rediscover who you are from the inside-out.

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  • Confessions of a First Time Skier

    Confessions of a First Time Skier

    Learning to ski has long been on my Bucket List, so what better time to learn than National Learn to Ski month. This was certainly a trip of firsts. I had never skied, never been on a ski lift and never even been to Utah. It was love at first sight. There was snow covered mountains as far as the eye could see. It was much whiter, much larger than I had anticipated. It took my breath away! Day One […]

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  • Bucket List #Nuts Recap

    Bucket List #Nuts Recap

    Not-so Usual Therapy Session (#NUTS) Q1. What’s the last thing you’ve checked off your Bucket List? cruisebuzz: A1 Bucket List item on the books: China and Japan in Feb @ C_Pappas: Ride in a helicopter @ MalloryOnTravel: A1 Went to Egypt and saw the pyramids went to the Valley of the Kings @ foodieintl: A1. Sushi in Japan Q1. What’s the last thing you’ve checked off your Bucket List? @ kymri: A1. learning to tango with a handsome Argentinian @ […]

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  • Social Media #NUTS recap

    Social Media #NUTS recap

    Q1. Most interesting/unusual person you’ve met on Twitter @_KimRandall: A1: OMG how can I choose just one?? #NUTS @jeanettejoy: Q1. Most interesting/unusual person you’ve met on Twitter #NUTSAnswer: @Kelsey_Grammer who helped me overcome grief depression @cruisebuzz: A1. Most interesting/unusual person I have met on Twitter is@RickGriffin – we need harder questions. #NUTS @lindsontheroad: A1. Just met a lot of fine people last week at #Toronto #traveltribethrough twitter – the whole lot of them are interesting! #NUTS @nicoleploehn: a1: person?? not […]

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  • Snow Days – NUTS Recap

    Snow Days – NUTS Recap

    As always this week’s Not-so usual Therapy Session was filled with fun. Special thanks to our Guest Therapists @AFarrell09, @AriaaJaeger, and @Screenscapes! Q1. How do you keep the family entertained when the power goes out? @nicoleploehn: a1. they don’t entertain themselves? I’m supposed to entertain them?!?!? That’s wrong. #nuts @Screenscapes: A1. I live in Florida, so we just go outside and go swimming! #Nuts @Only398: A1 When the power’s out: you dance and shout, play catch w a football, anything […]

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  • January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard month

    January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard month

    We’re heading west to Park City, Utah!! We’re excited to be participating in National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. Utah’s ski and snowboard resorts are joining 34 other states in January, offering special deals for first time skiers and snowboarders. The program strives to make learning skiing and snowboarding easy, accessible and affordable for children and adults and it’s endorsed by Utah’s very own Governor Gary Herbert. Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month has challenged everyone to get out […]

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  • Shaping Up #NUTS Recap

    Shaping Up #NUTS Recap

    #1 Something new you plan to try to ‘get in better shape’ in 2011 NikkiVilloria: not really new just more often: tennis, rock climbing & hiking @CricketinMaine: @RickGriffin Wow. #A1 upside-down triangle would be a really good shape for you, aye? I’m just saying… ; ) @SearsFitness: Yoga, at-home circuits. KuhnHondaVW: RT @buycruises: A1: Not making up the most creative excuses to get out of going to the gym. Be disciplined. #nuts <wheres the fun in that?> buycruises: Not making […]

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  • 2010 was a great year for the MidLife Road Trip

    2010 was a great year for the MidLife Road Trip

    2010 was a great year for MidLife Road Trip We had our ups and downs but all in all it was an amazing year checking things off our bucket lists    We had the opportunity to meet up with friends from around the country.          And even had a brush with celebrity or two. We ate some amazing food. We’re excited about what’s to come in 2011 Wishing you a Very happy and Healthy new Year!

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  • Resolutions #NUTS ReCap

    Resolutions #NUTS ReCap

    Q1. What is the #1 Resolution on your 2011 list? #NUTS @SunshineOnSally: A1 Financial Freedom =P @earthXplorer: My New years resolution: Help when I can, smile when I dont want to and be the best person I can be. #NUTS TSWariner: Travel more! #NUTS @RickGriffin: I want to meet at least 200 of my twitter followers In Real Life in 2011 #NUTS buycruises: I want to write a song in 2011 because I’ve never written one (+ yes I’m )#nuts claudiabia: Jumping a […]

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