Deborah Huso

Deborah Huso is a Virginia-based freelance writer specializing in business, lifestyle, and travel subjects. She is also a regular book reviewer for SUCCESS. Her publication credits include FamilyFun, Military Officer, Appraiser News Online, Women's Health,, USA Today magazines, Alaska Airlines Magazine, WellBella, and The Progressive Farmer, where she serves as contributing editor. Huso also publishes a popular blog on love, motherhood, and work called "I Only Love You Because I Have To" at Visit Huso online at, or follow her on Twitter @writewellmedia.

Taking Care of No. 1

By Deborah Huso | August 8, 2013

Art Smith was—emphasis on past tense—the rotund personal chef of Oprah Winfrey. (He also has famously cooked for President Barack Obama.) But he’s no longer interested in looking the part of a chef who enjoys food—a lot. Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2008 after complications from the disease killed his father and grandfather, Smith…

Life is a Song

By Deborah Huso | December 20, 2012

Have you ever watched a great movie where the music built the scenes as much as the act

A Growing Venture

By Deborah Huso | November 19, 2012

Kazi Anis Ahmed and his family’s 12-year-old organic tea farm are so successful that they have—in Ahmed’s words—brought an economic boom to a once-barren and impoverished area of northwest Bangladesh. “My parents have always believed it is as important to try and help others along with their goals… as it is to excel in one’s…

Plane Talk

By Deborah Huso | October 11, 2012

Charter jets can provide cost-effective business travel; a startup service is a case in point.<