Loralyn Mears PhD

Loralyn Mears is a Weekend Columnist at Grit Daily. She spent over a decade playing with mosquito DNA, got her PhD, decided she would rather market science than be at the bench and has never looked back. Along the way, she’s wined and dined her way around the globe. Today she runs "Toasted Marshmellow" and helps companies with their go-to-market strategy whenever she's not cooking for her teenage step kids who are *always* hungry.

Wine Down and Chill – Prost!

Ready to wine down and chill? If you’re looking for food and wine inspiration, then you’ve come to the right place. Return here each Friday to find a food and wine column. We make it fun to read, plus we offer terrific wine-movie pairings that go with the theme-of-the-week. You never know what’s next for our “Wine Down for the Weekend” column. Read on for an easy-to-prepare-at-home paired with an affordable wine and a viewing suggestion. We’re here to help you sit back, wine down...

Motivation Monday: Take Pride

Motivation Monday is here – pump your fists! This week, everything is coming up rainbows. And who doesn’t love rainbows?! Yes, it’s Monday. Are you looking for some inspiration and motivation? You’ve come to the right place. If you’re slogging through your morning, let’s get you up and at it, ready to dig into your week. Here, each Monday, we present Motivation Monday tips. We’re here to help get your work week off to a good start. June is pride month Never mind...

Wine Down and Chill – Maybe?

Ready to wine down and chill after a tough week? Ok, maybe your week wasn’t all that bad? Fabulous – you’re just jazzed about the weekend and having a friend or two over to hang out and relax. No matter what your plans are, we have a fun column with suggestions for affordable wines. Plus, we pair the wines with easy to make-at-home dinners and a viewing selection that fits with the theme. Let’s wine down and chill together! As the month of May winds down, we only have a couple of days...

Motivation Monday: Honor Our Veterans

Motivation Monday is designed to make you feel good about the week starting. Most of us slog through the first day of the week. But today, we’re going to get you pumped up! Grit Daily offers an avenue to connect with others like you. We’re here to help get your work week off to a good start. Jazz hands, jazz hands – it’s time for Motivation Monday! Grateful for those who serve Each week, we want to get inspired so we meet here for Motivation Monday. Here, we learn how to improve with a...

Wine Down and Chill – Asian Style

Are you here to wine down and chill for the weekend? Great! Then you’ve come to the right place. Check back each Friday for our fun wine and food column that’s easy to read with affordable wine suggestions. Read on for an easy-to-prepare-at-home no-need-for-a-recipe fabulous dinner paired with a bottle of yummy wine and an interesting viewing suggestion. We’re here to help you sit back, wine down and chill.   Note to self: sip it, don’t shoot it! Moonstone Asian Pear Sake and plum wine...