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Ellen Gans

Ellen Hunter Gans is a full-time writer who loves highbrow books, lowbrow TV, late afternoon sunshine, Oxford commas, adding to her "countries visited" list, and the three Cs: cabernet, coffee, and carbohydrates. She's also a fifteen-time marathon finisher and Ironman triathlete. Ellen lives with her awesome husband and adorable son.
Wine Buying Guide

Wine Buying Guide – Tasting Basics, Types, What to Spend On

Choosing a wine is like choosing a book: There are a million different options. You can get recommendations from a friend, but unless you really dive in and know what to look for, you're...
Choose Best Gym Membership

How to Choose the Best Gym Membership – Costs & Ways to Save

It's no secret that the rates of obesity in the U.S. are staggering. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than two-thirds of American adults are overweight, and more half of those individuals are...