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Blood Orange ginger “Mocktail”

Blood Orange ginger “Mocktail”

This Blood Orange Ginger “Mocktail” is perfect for long summer afternoons hanging with friends.  Tart and refreshing it is beautiful in both color and taste.  If you must take it to a cocktail Tequila would be my recommendation. wink wink! Recipe: Makes 2 servings Ingredients: […]

Tips for Creating a Meditation Practice

Tips for Creating a Meditation Practice

Mediation always seemed like some new age thing and I never really understood why people did it.  After reading an article about the life changing benefits of meditation it became clear, since studies show that the benefits of mediation are numerous with a long list […]

My 3 Favorite Products from Carols Daughter

My 3 Favorite Products from Carols Daughter

All natural hair care created by a woman… and born in Brooklyn… what’s not to love?    Made without sulfates, parabens, petroleum, mineral oil or artificial colors, if you’ve got curls you’re definitely going to want these products from  Carols Daughter in your hair care arsenal! Let’s […]

Margeaux’s Guacamole Recipe

Margeaux’s Guacamole Recipe

Who doesn’t love Guacamole…it’s festive and delicious!   My friends always request it of me as my dish to bring to any get together, and I’m happy to oblige.   Since I have been making it for years, I’ve tweaked the recipe a little each time until […]

Sweet Potato Crostini

Sweet Potato Crostini

I love a good appetizer but typically they come with a cracker or a chip…not this this Sweet Potato Crostini. A crisp sweet potato is the perfect base for all kinds of toppings like Salmon & Cream Cheese, or Yogurt, nuts & cranberries.  Feel free […]

Gratitude Journal

Gratitude Journal

When I started practicing Yoga 15 months ago, I noticed that “Gratitude” seemed to be one word that kept being repeated by each of my teachers, during every practice.   I have always thought of myself as a grateful person, but I don’t think I really […]

Cauliflower Pizza for Crust…it will change your brunch game

Cauliflower Pizza for Crust…it will change your brunch game

I love having my girlfriends over for brunch, but since we get together often I am always looking for brunch food that isn’t heavy like your typical bacon, eggs, pancakes or French toast.  Pizza for brunch is a great alternative and when made with a […]

Pineapple-Kiwi Lemon Sparkler

Pineapple-Kiwi Lemon Sparkler

  It’s finally May and the “Mock-tail of the Month” is a Pineapple-Kiwi Lemon Sparkler.  This drink is fruity, tart, and super refreshing.  If I was going to add alcohol I would suggest tequila or rum… either would work well with the overall flavor. Ingredients: […]

Finding Balance

Finding Balance

I’ve joked most of my life about how I was an “all or nothing” kind of person.  If I was eating I was eating, if I was drinking I was drinking, if I was smoking I was smoking.  Every couple of years  I would get […]

A Spring Trench Doesn’t have to be boring beige!

A Spring Trench Doesn’t have to be boring beige!

A Spring trench coat doesn’t have to be boring beige… this Fendi trench is anything but!  It’s girly vibe had me singing “I Feel Pretty” the minute I put it on. I scooped it up on a trip to Woodury Commons Outlets during the Christmas […]