Author: Li & Me in NYC

Trip to Arkansas

My brother and his wife just moved down to Arkansas to help open the Saracen Casino in Pine Bluffs. They are open now and a perfect resort for gambling enthusiasts and foodies alike!

My mom, niece, Liam and I decided to road trip down from Illinois to visit my brother and found there’s so much to do in the area! Hot Springs, Arkansas is about an hour and a half away, and Little Rock is only about an hour. We were able to visit both and I wanted to share some of my favorite activities and restaurants to help you plan your next trip!

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4 Supplements for Glowing Skin

If there’s one thing I have discovered, it’s skincare is a lifelong journey.  Our skin is constantly changing with age, environmental factors, stress, hormones, diet, and countless other things.  I recently shared My Favorite Things: Skin Care Edition, full of my favorite topical skincare products.  Today I wanted to share with you my holy grail of supplements that have had the greatest impact on the health and appearance of my skin*. Read more

Interview with Mario Buccellati

I am obsessed with Chef Mario Buccellati’s vegan cuisine.  I first had the opportunity to attend a 7-course open air dining experience of Mario’s back in September and have been enjoying his menu from Galioto’s regularly ever since.  Read on to find out the inside scoop on what he would order from Galioto’s, a message to non-vegans about giving vegan food a try, and who he is outside of the kitchen.  A truly interesting read! Read more

Interview with Eugene Kagansky, Founder of Body Factory Skin Care

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to interview Eugene Kagansky, Founder of Body Factory Skin Care.  I started visiting Body Factory for my own skin concerns and have fallen so in love with my results that I wanted to share more with all of you.  Whether you are a seasoned pro at skin care, or curious about getting your first treatment Eugene has developed a place where you will feel comfortable and welcome.  And your skin will thank you!  Read on to learn more about what sets Body Factory apart, what they have to offer, and the passion and philosophy behind the business. Read more

My Favorite Things: Vegan Snack Edition

You think vegan = boring? Think again!  I’ll bet some of my favorite vegan snacks are things you already enjoy, and any you haven’t tried you are sure to love as much as I do.  Part of the reason I went vegan was to fuel my body better, but that doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy these tasty, and often nutritious, treats.  That’s why I put together this list of my favorite go-to snacks! Read more