Q & A With Jill Casty: An Art that Sings

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / September 28, 2020 /

Jill Casty’s words are insightful, mindful, smart, and passionate. Annie & Gretchen were fascinated by her.  For about a decade Jill Casty has alternated years of living and working in Italy, Mexico, and California. In recent years she has focused on unique sculptures with ensembles of brilliant, colorful fused glass and various metals. In the…

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Gretchen and Annie on the Your Inspired Life Podcast with Ana Caban

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / September 9, 2020 /

Ana chats with fitness pros and creators of Donuts and Pie Fitness, Gretchen Zelek and Annie Gibbons, about gratitude, trying new things and aging enthusiastically.

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Freedom for Toes! Our Q & A with Paola Shah

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / April 20, 2020 /

Running a small business is always challenging and right now it is especially difficult. Today we introduce you to Paola Shah, one of the most innovative small business owners we know.  Her business, Tucketts™, is the result of a combination of passions and beliefs: barefoot workouts, following nature, love for colorful socks, sustainability, and helping…

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Dale Hope: The Spirit of the Islands in an Aloha Shirt

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / March 9, 2020 /

You can’t help but feel the warm Hawaiian breeze when you watch our interview with Dale Hope, author of “The Aloha Shirt.”  In 1953, Dale’s mom and dad bought a garment company in Waikiki and Dale remembers wearing his first aloha shirt when he was in the 3rd grade. Everyone he looked up to wore…

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Joseph Carr

Joseph Carr of Joseph Carr Wines & Josh Cellars Moving Ahead

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / February 17, 2020 /

Today we are talking to Joseph Carr. Joe is the person behind Joseph Carr Wines and Josh Cellars. He is the epitome of aging enthusiastically.  Joseph shares how he lives in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and is originally from upstate New York. He has been in the wine business since he was 18 years old, having…

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Go Dot Dash

Melissa & Hannah Fastov: Go Dot Dash: Defining Your Path and Bags that Take You There

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / January 27, 2020 /

Today we are interviewing mom Melissa Fastov and her daughter Hannah Fastov. Hannah is the founder of Go Dash Dot where she designs smart, sophisticated bags that carry you through an entire day, from a workout to work to errands to dinner. Hannah and her mother have a really great mother-daughter relationship and we wanted…

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Laurette Kittle

Laurette Kittle of Walker & Wade: Find Your Why and Everything will Follow

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / January 13, 2020 /

We have talked to many people and have found a common theme: passion. What makes “growing up” fun is when you find something later in your life that you are passionate about when you weren’t expecting it. Today’s interview is with Laurette Kittle of the clothing line Walker & Wade. At the age of 60,…

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