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Happiness is a choice!

Happiness is a choice!

While at a party a few weeks ago someone said to me “I love what you are doing with your blog and social media but are you really happy like that all the time”? I stopped for a second to think about her question and […]

What is Your Fit?

What is Your Fit?

During this weight loss journey, I have encountered people who will say “You look amazing… keep going”.  It is such a back handed compliment because it it implies that they think you are not yet an acceptable size in the eyes of society.  We, as a […]

My favorite places to visit on a Trip to the North Fork

My favorite places to visit on a Trip to the North Fork

If you’re looking for weekend getaway or just a day trip come to my home town…The North Fork of Long Island.   It’s only 2 1/2 hrs outside of the city,  is wonderful to visit from Spring through late Fall, so there is plenty of time […]

Brussel Sprout Ceasar Salad

Brussel Sprout Ceasar Salad

Say yes to replacing the usual romaine lettuce with Brussel sprouts to create a Ceasar salad packed with, protein, fiber, magnesium, B vitamins and so much more!  Make the dressing from scratch with simple ingredients like olive oil and egg yolk for a healthier alternative […]

The Journey

The Journey

Growing up on the North Fork of Long Island this field use to be filled with potatoes.  When I was 13 the vineyards started to take over the farm land, and I worked in this vineyard picking grapes to have extra money on top of […]

Hampton’s Vintage Market -Pop Up Shop

Hampton’s Vintage Market -Pop Up Shop

Whenever I find an amazing boutique I feel it’s my duty to share…and keep on reading, cause I’m also sharing a COUPON CODE with you too! On a recent visit to Westhampton Beach I stumbled upon this gem of a shop Hampton’s Vintage Market and […]

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

What we remember the most are not “things” but memories made and experiences shared! In lieu of tangible items my dear friend Kim has been gifting me iconic New York experiences for special occasions, and the quality time spent together is wonderful.  Last year we […]

July is Minority mental health awareness month

July is Minority mental health awareness month

Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity.  Anyone can experience the challenges of Mental Illness regardless of their background.  Historically, communities of color experience unique and considerable challenges in accessing mental health services.  We need to work together to […]

Cucumber Shrimp Appetizer

Cucumber Shrimp Appetizer

Chilled cucumber used as a cracker is perfect for a refreshing summer appetizer or mid-afternoon snack.  Up your app game with this dish that takes only 10 minutes to make and tastes as good as it looks! Recipe: Makes 20 servings Ingredients: 1 large chilled cucumber […]

Summer Makeup must haves

Summer Makeup must haves

Do you change your makeup routine for Summer?  For these hotter days I like to go with a less is more approach.  Fresh skin, a flush cheek, mascara and a POP lip are my go to look.  I always love to mix some new Summer […]