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My Mom + Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday and sadly I won't be in the same city as my mom to celebrate. But I always send her something special because she's amazing and the sole reason I exist. My mom and I don't always agree on everything but she's been very supportive of my life choices and has taken great care of me throughout my life. Sometimes it's even hard for her to let go and realize that I'm an adult now. She's that great of a mom! As we enter into more of a loving friendship, I've gotten to know my mother in new ways. She works out with me, attends my events and has modeled for print ads (like the one above which actually never ran) and in magazines with me. I used to think of her as just my mom without fully worshipping everything she's accomplished. As I get older, it's easier to see the full story of her life. I ask more questions and I look at photographs from her past. She's not just my mom...she's so much more. I recently submitted my mother to the Amazing...

How to Pick a Healthy Gift

Hey guys! Last weekend I was in Saint Louis, Missouri for Father's Day and I had to figure out what to give the man who gives me everything. I always give healthy presents, so I thought I'd share some tips to guide you when shopping for a healthy gift yourself. But first, meet my dad! Philip, my dad, is a classic car connoisseur. He has an impressive collection of Jaguars and he's also a world reknown expert on them. He's been in tons of magazines and on TV news about cars and restoration. I pretty much grew up with the SS Saloon Type 1939 Jaguar that you see in the pic above. And just to prove it, let's rewind to 1984... My dad took me for a ride in the SS-39 to grab a green juice while I was in town. As you can imagine, a guy who collects classic cars has expensive taste in "toys". Since I cannot afford to buy him a new Jaguar (yet), I defer to functional gifts in my price range that inspire him to be healthy. My dad works in finance, which is very...


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