This post is sponsored by OLLY, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.  The phrase “self-care” has increased in popularity as of late. When envisioning self-care, we often look to some sort of pampering – at-home manicures, splurging on a pricey beauty find from Sephora, or even getting two fancy lattes in one day and breaking our…

View Post

There is nothing worse than dry, brittle hair. Kinky/curly hair is naturally dry, but of course we don’t want to keep it that way. The frigid temps are making things even worse on our coils. And don’t even get me started on how the space heaters leave our hair and skin parched. But L’oreal’s new Ever Curl hair care system…

View Post

A flat I can wear to stay cute while lounging or stay comfortable while traveling? Sign me up! Created out of the need to stop women from wrecking their feet on the dance floor, Ingrid Sarver birthed Talaria Flats.  Talaria (tuh-LAH-ree-uh) is the name of the winged sandal worn by Hermes, the messenger god of Ancient Greek mythology. The sandals…

View Post

‘Tis the season for entertaining, and as you prepare for parties, dinners, and gatherings, we wanted to share your next go-to drink of choice: bottled cocktails. Whether you’re hosting and looking for a creative way to serve beverages, or if the normal bottle of wine as a host or hostess gift is feeling a bit stale, look no further than…

View Post

It’s National Hot Chocolate Day, which should really be every day in winter right? Skip your standard mini marshmallows for true treats at these NYC spots.  Belle Shoals (10 Hope Street) has transformed their outdoor patio into a magical holiday garden called “Silver Belles” for the season. There you can enjoy their Choco Choco Oaxaca – housemade hot cocoa, vanilla,…

View Post

Last night, Maison Jules invited bloggers for a festive holiday party at Interface in NYC.  The feminine, Parisian-inspired brand gathered us for drinks, bites, customized sweaters, an iron-on emoji patch station, and holiday fun.  Maison Jules is a feminine, elegant and chic, Parisian street-style inspired women’s clothing line, sold exclusively at Macy’s. There was a seamstress on hand to embroider initials on…

View Post

Ah, the holidays – giving us reasons more reasons to drink and be merry, revel in gluttony, and spread cheer through gifting and spending time with family and friends. More often than not, we become consumed with long and expensive to-do lists rather than participating in the activities listed above. This holiday go-round, I’m making the holidays easy at BJ’s…

View Post

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – except when it’s time to clean up after all of your holiday parties. But we don’t have to be burdened with hours of cleaning during our special holiday moments thanks to Bona. Bona is a wet & dry cloth mop that allows for easy clean up in just 10-15 minutes. Of course,…

View Post

<br /> For the past six months or so, I’ve incorporated oil cleansing into my skincare routine. I have really dry skin/eczema and found that oil cleansing keeps my skin more supple (before applying moisturizer) than traditional facial cleansers. So it never occurred to me that I should also be using a soap cleanser in addition to the oil. With…

View Post

The mix features Campari, Cinzano and bourbon, along with a twist on some classic fall flavors – apple brandy and walnut liqueur. This festive cocktail pairs well with the entire Thanksgiving spread, from the turkey all the way to the pumpkin pie.  Last Harvest Created by Ben Schiller, The Sixth (Chicago) Two Servings 2 oz. Campari 2 oz. Apple Brandy…

View Post