Bonnie McDaniel is the director of Good Living Enterprises, which includes the annual Women Are Talking Conference, Recipes for Good Living Magazine and It’s Thyme TV. She is also the author of, In The Eye of The Storm: A Celebration of Family and The Real Purpose of Home and the host of Metro Magazine on the ION Television Network. She serves on the steering committee for the annual gala and fund-raising effort for So Others Might Eat (SOME) – a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the poor and homeless in Washington, DC.
Previously, Bonnie penned a syndicated column for the Times Community Newspapers and was the Family Communications and Relationships editor for Family Digest Magazine. Bonnie is also an award-winning restaurateur and innkeeper having won the prestigious Wine Spectator Award and a coveted listing in Select Registry. She has worked as a professional event planner, specializing in weddings and other family gatherings. She is the former national chair for the American Mothers Mentoring Program, served as a contributor to the White House Initiative on Youth, was one of 130 women selected to participate in the Leading Women Defined Summit. After the closure of her inn, Bonnie, an avid gardener and renowned chef, founded Good Living Enterprises and launched Recipes for Good Living Magazine and television show. Recently Bonnie was a featured presenter in the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertainment Tour along with celebrity chefs from the Food Network and other lifestyle experts. She is excited to be joined by her colleagues to deliver important life lessons on the importance of Good Living and share with her lively and dedicated audience.