Hey there…it’s your captain speaking. I enjoy my role leading the topics in the Ladies Room. I LOVE the input from our in-studio guests and YOU even more. I’ve been married for almost 9 years. My husband, Nick, and I have been together for 17 years. Wow, I didn’t even realize it had been that long! We have a 5 year-old son. I have a hectic, yet very rewarding schedule trying to manage my work duties along with spending quality time with family and friends. No where did you see me mention anything about cleaning….I hate it; but, in the end, you have to do the laundry and the dishes. I get a lot of support from my hubby and our family – for that I am grateful! I love to cook and I do have a couple signature dishes. I love to travel…you name it, I’ll go! I wouldn’t consider my daily commute to/from Jersey travelling; but, I do spend a lot of time in my car! Above all else , watching the world through my little guy’s eyes is the most valuable treasure in the world.
I have lived in the Valley all my life. I think this is the reason I LOVE to travel! I am working my way around the world one country at a time! I recently spent some time as a Kiwi in New Zealand…absolute best experience of my life thus far! I get bored way to quick so I fill my time with Zumba (OBSESSED!), skiing, golf, wakeboarding, going to as many concerts as humanly possible! I like getting out to events around the Lehigh Valley like Wine Festivals, happy hours, dinner parties…any place that my friends and I can kick back with a couple of adult beverages and relax! I LOVE to cook and I think I am pretty good at it! I enjoy taking a recipe and making it as healthy and as low cal as possible. If you ever need any help with that, I’m your girl!
Hey, I’m Heather and I am your typical fun, loving and not SO MUCH high maintenance (though there are exceptions) kind of girl. I was born in the Lehigh Valley, graduate of Central Catholic High School and Alvernia University. For me, life everyday is exciting because I love my job, enjoy my hobbies and most importantly I am a MOM! I’m on the go constantly, if I’m not working, I’m riding at the barn with Hannah or have cheer practice with Haydn. I enjoy running for the mind, getting manicures/pedicures to stay beautiful, romantic dinners to feel sexy and SHOPPING for my therapy!! Whether you’re driving in your car, cleaning around the house or at a desk at work don’t forget to tune into us every Thursday at 8:20am. It’s totally worth spending a few minutes of your Thursday mornings around successful, intelligent women, who discuss style, relationships and the WHAT-NOT-TO-DO’S!!
I am the newlywed of the group! My husband Brent and I got married in October of 2011 and it has been wonderful! He has a 7 year old daughter, who I love dearly. She has forced my maternal instinct to be kicked into full force and I wouldn’t change a second of it! Though, I do not have any children of my own, I am looking forward to our future family! A few things that I enjoy are camping, fishing, music and spending time with those that I love. Music is therapeutic and means a great deal to me. Mix that with a campfire, good friends and no contact to the outside world? Simply can’t get much better than that! I enjoy traveling and I have a bucket list of places I will see before I leave this world! Hope you enjoy what you hear and thanks in advance for listenin!
SUMMER INTERNS 2013
You may also hear from our B104 Summer Interns - Nicole, Anna & Mary! Tyler is a B104 Summer Intern too, but like Mike Kelly, he won't be frequenting the ladies room! :)
Sunshine and Summertime
Summer is in full swing and it’s never too soon to protect your skin. There are a number of ways to help minimize the effects of the sun on your skin and help prevent long-term skin damage during the summer months.
Dr. Tina Alster, Avvo.com medical advisor; director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, is a highly-regarded dermatologist who has received many honors, including listings in America’s Best Doctors, Town & Country’s Best Cosmetic Surgeons, Allure’s Influencer of the Year, and many others.
Dr. Alser offers these tips for staying safe in the sun:
Tip #1: Load up on sunscreens with SPF 30 or higher, regardless of your skin tone.
Because the three most common types of skin cancers (basal cell, squamous cell, melanoma) are related to cumulative sun exposure, protection of the skin from the sun is imperative (regardless of skin type). In fact, skin cancers have been reported in patients with naturally dark skin as well as pale skin, so just because someone tans (rather than burns), it doesn’t mean that skin cancer is not possible.
Tip #2: Apply… and Reapply.
While makeup and face moisturizers that contain SPF provide enough protection if you are only going to the office (with limited sun exposure), if outdoor activity is planned, these products will only suffice if ample amounts are applied (e.g., at least a marble’s size for the face and a golf ball amount for the body). Frequent applications of sunscreen are needed – at least every two hours if you’re outside. Most people don’t apply enough sunscreen to render themselves protected to the numerical amount printed on the bottle.
Tip #3: If you want a tanned look, apply self-tanners, bronzers or go for a spray tan. Don’t use tanning beds.
Most tanning booths claim to be safe because they emit UVA rays (not UVB rays) that don’t burn your skin. However, these same rays, while non-burning, are responsible for deeper dermal damage over time, which contributes to wrinkles and skin cancer.
Tip #4: Stay out of the sun during peak midday hours (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), when the sun’s rays are strongest.
The strongest and most dangerous UV rays are emitted at mid-day. If your shadow appears to be shorter than you are, seek shade. When in the sun, wear a wide-brimmed hat to shade your face, ears and neck.
Here are some of the latest and greatest in the world of sunscreen:
New options for fans of a more natural route:
I also spoke to Ava Anderson from Ava Anderson Non Toxic about her sunscreen. “We use only non-nanoparticle zinc oxide and five organic, botanical ingredients. It provides broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection, at 33.5 SPF, without harmful chemicals for humans or the environment. It’s perfect for even the most sensitive skins.” She recommends rubbing it in well, as with any mineral and non-nanopartical sunscreen. Her sun protection products include sunscreen 30+ SPF, lip balm SPF 15 and moisturizer SPF 15.
Check out more tip with Laurie here.