How to Enjoy Younger Looking Skin

When we’re in our 20s, we’re not thinking about aging. We’re young, beautiful and invincible. So bring on those spring breaks on the beach and weekends binge drinking to unwind from all those lame college courses! But then we hit our 30s and for some of us, that’s when everything starts coming out of the […] Read more…

10 Essential Steps for Perfect Curls on Wash Day

Whether you’re new to your curly hair journey or you’ve been on this road for a while, you know that getting and keeping the perfect curls can be hit or miss. The key to success lies in your wash day routine for curly hair. I’ve been on this road on and off for a few […] Read more…

The Only Skincare Products Proven for Anti-aging

The dreaded day finally came. You looked in the mirror one morning and there they were. Crow’s feet. Sagging skin. Frown lines. Those signs of aging shouting loud and clear that you are no longer a spring chicken. Now, before you run to Sephora to find the latest miracle cream that’s trending, beware: the vast […] Read more…

West Village

Two weekends ago, my camera and I found ourselves in lower Manhattan in search of some good food. Tea service at Bosie Tea Parlor to be exact.  Alas, fate wasn’t on my side that day – Bosie was closed midday for a private event – but that didn’t prevent me from exploring the neighborhood and […] Read more…

How to Wear Red Lipstick

  Hi, Ladies! How many of you find red lipstick to be intimidating? Sure, it can be bold, daring. Some may even find red lipstick to be empowering. And it absolutely can be all those things. If you know what you’re doing. But red lipstick can bleed.  It can get on your teeth and wear […] Read more…

Argentina 2011

I’m so excited to share Argentina with you! Argentina was my first international travel destination solo, a gift from my dad after I graduated from college. One week in Buenos Aires, with lots of steak, chimichurri sauce and tango.  I then returned in 2011 and expanded the trip to include the waterfalls in Iguazu and […] Read more…

How I Manage My Fear of Driving

What are you afraid of? Everyone has their share of fears and anxieties.  Maybe for you it’s a fear of flying. Or spiders.  Perhaps your fears are so strong that they prevent you from living a full life, like taking that trip to Italy or…okay I don’t know how a fear of spiders could prevent […] Read more…

New York Renaissance Faire

In the mood for whimsy? If you’re like me, you love an excuse to dress up in costume and mingle with like-minded people.  Thank goodness, then, for the New York Renaissance Faire! I had the opportunity to attend last weekend and couldn’t wait to share the details with you here. This was my third year […] Read more…

Errands in Flushing

Is it just me or was this a long week? My day job has me driving to and from Long Island on the Van Wyck Expressway every day.  It’s stressful, exhausting, and forces me to cram my errands into the very short weekend.  So I thought to myself, why not bring you along? And so […] Read more…

Recipe Round-Up for Healthy Weight-Loss

Fact: losing weight is hard work.  It requires a plan, sacrifice and commitment.  It also requires a lot of help. That’s what today’s post is about: starter recipes and meal plans to help you stick to your weight-loss goals. I’m not offering a 1200-calorie diet or lose 20 pounds in 7 days.  Those are unrealistic.  […] Read more…

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