Ellen Michaud University of Vermont Extension Master Gardener and author, 'Blessed: Living a Grateful Life'

Award-winning author Ellen Michaud Ellen has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Health magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, Parents magazine, Ladies Home Journal, Readers' Digest magazine, and Prevention magazine, where she was the editor-at-large for six years.

She is author of the USA Book News #1 Spiritual/Inspiration Book of the Year, "Blessed: Living a Grateful Life." and "A Master Class: Sensational Recipes from the Chefs of the New England Culinary Institute," which was named one of the top 10 cookbooks of the year by National Public Radio (NPR), and the number-one cookbook of the year by the New England Book Festival.

She can answer questions at theblessedblog.com.