Everywhere I turn, people are talking about getting ready for fall and going back to school. Well not me! It’s still summer and I intend to wring every bit of fun out of the remaining weeks. To that end, I’m planning to do every outdoor activity available in New York until the leaves begin to fall off the trees!Last weekend, I made it to Long Beach with my girls for a semi-cloudy but perfectly glorious day at the shore.

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I Ran the McCarren Park 5k!

I made it through the other side! The McCarren Park 5K that is. After weeks of hard sporadic training, I ran the McCarren 5K with my bestie, Trip C, and it was both terrific and terrible! Terrific because it was over much faster than I thought it would be and terrible because it was a little disheartening to watch the pack pull so far ahead of me from the start.
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Thanksgiving Feasts Without The Fuss

Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, family and feasting. I love spending time with my family during the holidays, some of whom I only see during this time of year. I do not, however, enjoy the cooking…much. I’m the girl who shows up with her fork in tow. Don’t get me wrong, when I’m in the mood, I have my specialties: sweet potato pies and chicken and dumplings and a little macaroni and cheese every now and again.…
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Listening to…

TGIF! It’s been a long week and I am more than a little stressed out by my own life choices BUT, I got a fresh blowout this week which always changes my outlook on the world. You know the way a great pair of boots or a fly new jacket does. Mmm hmm! So in the spirit of Fly Girls everywhere, I’ve had this tune on repeat.…
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Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Hygge (hoo-gah) is an old Danish concept that helps Danes get through their long, dark winters. Anyone besides me feeling the effects of winter: actual, political or otherwise? Yeah, I thought so. Fret not my lovelies, Hygge and I are here to help you make it through. Roughly translated as coziness, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.… Read More

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