Vegan cooking is quite fun these days with so many great brands now on the market. It makes it easy and delicious to recreate all my favorite recipes while keeping plant-based. I wanted to share some of my favorite vegan food brands and ingredients with you. Hope it gives you inspiration for your own creations! Read more
My Fitness Journey with The Sculpt Society
Health and wellness have always been a big part of my life but truth be told, I’ve slacked off the last two years doing minimal workouts. I’m extremely busy (like many of you) so I would put exercise on the back-burner. It was the easiest thing to cut out of my day.
But, I’m ready…I’m ready to get back into the groove of things. I’m 45 now and I want to make sure I still am as healthy and active for Liam as possible. I mention my age because I’m starting workouts again knowing my body doesn’t react and recover the same as it used to. It’s ok that I may never have my 30-year-old body again…health and wellness is my main priority. Read more
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!
The Secret Behind One Of New York’s Fastest Growing Influencers
Megan Linke and her blog have come a long way – in a relatively short amount of time. Her Instagram account Li & Me In NYC gained over 200k followers in 2021 year alone. A remarkable growth, that many try to replicate. READ THE ARTICLE HERE
Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
The season of love is upon us! Valentine’s Day to me isn’t just for romantic partners, but an extra opportunity to show our loved ones how much we care, AND to take a little extra care of ourselves. I have put together a curated list of products I use and love, as well as some incredible experience gifts to give you some unique ideas. Happy Gifting! Read more
I love them all but check out my favorite: I Can and I Will. This is vegan and cruelty-free.
Color Me Mine
I am always looking for fun new things to do with Liam during those colder months when we can’t be outside as often. My mom is in town, so we decided to visit Color Me Mine for some creative time together! Read more
Hudson Yards is New York’s newest neighborhood and has so many things to see and do both inside and out. You really have to experience it yourself but I wanted to run down a few highlights and can’t miss experiences. Read more
Save the Duck
You know those simple memories you have from childhood? Seemingly insignificant moments that stick with you? For me, it was going to the local park and watching the ducks with my dad, sometimes talking, sometimes just being. I look back on it with fondness all these years later. That feeling is something I hope I am recreating for Liam. Read more
I recently had the opportunity to spend some time at one of my favorite rescues, Social Tees, meeting some pups awaiting their forever families. They were all so sweet, and each one wonderful in their own unique way. I wish I could take them all home, but my hands are quite full already with my 5 furbabies! I have included details on 3 pups up for adoption below in hopes they will find their families soon – Read on, they could be the companion you have been needing! Read more
Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting
NYC has an unparalleled magic during the holiday season. The 5th Avenue window displays are one of my favorite sights to take in this time of year when Cartier, Saks, Louis Vuitton, Bergdorfs, Tiffany’s and so many more high-end brands deck out their storefronts with holiday cheer (aka a LOT of lights). This year we walked past them all on our way to witness the lighting of the tree at Rockefeller Plaza. Read more