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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September Harvest

This month has been crazy busy. With NY Fashion Week, the unofficial holiday known as First Day of School and my determination to enjoy the last few days of summer, I feel as though I’ve had no time to just be. It’s fun but it’s exhausting.
To continue with the theme of the month, as you read this, I’m on my way to the Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media┬áNational Conference (LATISM13) where I’ll be attending some great seminars and events as well as serving as a volunteer.
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On Isolation and Inspiration

I’m always amazed that in our hyper-connected world, so many of us still suffer from feelings of isolation. With three million ‘social’ networks, ubiquitous laptops, cell phones and tablets we’re more connected to each other than we’ve ever been in history yet on a disturbingly regular basis, I and my friends mention really craving face time. And no, not that Facetime provided by Apple!
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June Photo Diary ~ Rainy Day in Madison Square …

orly-genger-art-installation - rainy day in NYC
Rainy days make me happy. Sometimes happier than sunny days. Rain invites introspection and contemplation; it washes things clean. I thought I’d share a few rainy day images from Madison Square Park in midtown. Enjoy!
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orly-genger-detail - rainy day in NYC
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water fountain

 

 

torrential rain

Torrential. This is my New York.

Images by Patranila.

P.S. Don’t forget that Google Reader is shutting down next week.

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How I Organize and Store My Makeup

How I Organize and Store My Makeup

Organization and access are the watchwords when storing your makeup. If you’re like me, someone with limited space but lots of product, keeping all your favorites organized and accessible in one space can be challenging. In today’s video, I’m giving you a glimpse behind the scenes of my daily makeup storage/application area and I show you how I whipped my makeup collection into shape for easy access and frustration-free mornings.… Read More