Author: Li & Me in NYC

Meg’s Favorite Things: Vegan Ice cream Edition

Beat the heat!  It’s not summer unless you have a sweet treat to cool off.  Whether you are vegan, dairy-free, or just want to try something new, you will love my favorite frozen treats!  Looking for a base of almond milk, cashew milk, oat milk, macadamia nut milk, coconut milk, or even avocado or pea protein? I have you covered!  Countless delicious flavors to choose from, and everything from a scoop to a bar to a bite.  Read on to explore all the options.

Yahoo’s Top 10 Inspiring Influencers

Megan is Mom living in New York City, who is also a fur-mom to special needs pups. She’s passionate about fashion, beauty, and positivity. She loves being in her role as a blogger and influencer because she gets to introduce innovative products, showcase yummy food, uncover the best known and unknown places in NYC, and rescue pups to place in their forever homes. Read more

Oak Park, Illinois & Andrea Bocelli

Oak Park, Illinois is one of my favorite places to visit.  Located right outside of Chicago it was designed for families that want that city feel without actually living in the city.  Oak Park has been home to some influential people, including Ernest Hemingway and Frank Lloyd Wright; In fact, you will find many of his home designs here.  Downtown Oak Park is full of shops and restaurants and hosts countless community activities year-round.  I made the trip with my mom and niece to see Andrea Bocelli, but we took full advantage of the area while we were there and so I want to share with you the places we stayed, dined, and shopped along the way. Read more


How to Honor Mom on Mother’s Day (and last minute gift ideas)

I’m going to give you a few last-minute, yet thoughtful, Mother’s Day gift ideas…but before I do I just want to say that most Moms really just want to feel appreciated.  Remember, you know your mom or partner best.  What fills her cup?  Is it sleeping in, breakfast in bed, flowers and handmade cards?  Is it a piece of mother’s jewelry and a dinner out where she can get dressed up?  Is it a day all to herself at the spa or maybe even a quiet hotel room overnight?  Is it a family day, filled with all the generations of moms in her family?  A hike? A good book and time to read it?  The options are endless and the answers as unique as each special mom in your life. Read more

Summer Style

Maxi’s, Midi’s and Jumpers…oh my, summer is coming!  It’s time to start building your summer wardrobe for all the upcoming vacations, cookouts, weddings, and events.  I have you covered.  I have included all these pieces over at Meg’s Style Collection, my new subscription rental service.  If you missed the details, I am offering a FREE 30 day trial.  Sign up is a breeze and you can cancel at any time.  Imagine having new looks for all those upcoming dates on your calendar without having to set foot in a store.  Sounds like a dream, right?  I’ll send you two pieces from your closet at a time to wear as long as you like (and purchase if you can’t let it go) with no limit to how many boxes you get in a month.  Sign up today to start enjoying all the benefits at  Read more

Meg’s Favorites: Vegan Chocolate

Calling all chocolate lovers!  Chocolate is one of my favorite small pleasures and I have been so happy with the vegan options I have found, that even non-vegans will love!  Whether you enjoy chocolate by itself, with a glass of wine, on a tasting board, or with fresh berries I have some great options for you to try that you may not have heard of before.  Grab some of my selections and host a chocolate tasting for friends, give as gifts, or just to enjoy yourself while curled up with a good book or a new movie.  Here we go…. Read more