The MAR Blog

What has America's top Lifestyle Expert been up to this week?
We are always inspired - and sometimes even surprised--by what he shares. With so many interesting people, places and projects in his universe, LIFE ON MAR'S has something for everyone.

He'll tell you where he's been, what he's doing, what he's seen and what he's up to next. Up close and personal.

Kitchen renovations are nothing new at Rosebrook Gardens--I did my first one within a few months of construction! After moving into my home, which was newly built, I couldn't overlook the utter lack of style and charm in the kitchen. With my 6...
Westport is my home, and Oscar's was my local deli. One of my most nostalgic memories is going to Oscar's with my mom and enjoying an old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie. They were huge! It was such a treat. Even now as an adult, I would...
Black bean salad
Happy Friday MAR tians! I see the sun peeking out from behind the clouds. This bodes well for my upcoming plans. I’m so looking forward to this weekend. We are having a block party, and it is going to be full of friends, family and the very...
TGIF MAR tians! Pokémon Go. It’s everywhere! But, what is it all about? After a couple weekends of her kids disappearing to hunt cute catchable monsters called Pokémon, my assistant Lauren downloaded Pokemon Go. Heard of it? Now she is hooked...
Hello MAR tians and Happy Friday! I think you’ll agree that superior customer service is as hard to find as a white cat in a snowstorm. When you do come across an extraordinary experience, it is an inside scoop you cannot wait to share with...
Have you ever met someone in your life who forever changes who you are? A person who helps you re-evaluate your priorities and leads you to discover your real purpose? For me, that person was Edward R. Smith, my comrade, mentor, devoted friend, and...
TGIF MAR tians and Happy Fourth of July in advance! I know many of you enjoyed my recent forays into carpool karaoke à la James Corden. ( Here it is, if you've missed it! or click on our photo.) I promise many more hilarious and entertaining...