Wine Tips For Your New Year’s Eve Party

Italy is an amazing place to visit.  The scenery is gorgeous, the food is fantastic and the wine is incredible. So when I received these tips from Debi Mazar, actress and wine connoisseur, I wanted to share with you, especially this time of year. P.S. This wine rocks and is...

A Routine Run that Put Our Lives In Perspective

During one of my early morning bike rides, a woman pulled over across the street and beckoned me. “Have you seen a French bulldog?” she yelled, her eyes teary. “He’s missing.” I couldn’t help her, and as she drove away, I pictured everyone in her household anxiously searching for the...

It’s My Son’s 16th Birthday…

A few weeks ago, I wrote and posted a post on why boys don't celebrate their Handsome 16. https://www.hilarytopper.com/2012/11/why-sweet-16-and-not-handsome-16/ Since then, I've been bugging my son what he wanted to do on his 16th birthday. Of course, he wanted to see a basketball game.  What else? Sixteen is a big...

Book Review: The Art of Effective Online Social Networking by Jeanne Grunert

When networking online or offline, it’s important to stay consistent and  The Art of Effective Online Social Networking by Jeanne Grunert, shows you how to do just that. The book is perfect for those thinking about dipping their toes into social media, and believe it or not, there are still...