Yassssss it’s my favorite season – Fall! I don’t want to get all pumpkin-spice-latte here, but there is nothing more I love than seeing the transition from summer to fall, wearing layers, and getting cozy indoors. September always marks a change of season – New York Fashion Week and the September issues of magazines, school semesters starting, and now new…

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I am such a fan of Valentia‘s products. I mean, this is my third review of their skincare products and so far they always deliver. I have been testing out their newest product, the Pure Glow Brightening Moisturizer, for about a week now and I love it.  The Pure Glow Brightening Moisturizer is natural, vegan, and made with organic ingredients…

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I couldn’t tell what I was more excited for – vacation or seeing my parents. We didn’t have an itinerary for this trip. My parents had been before but this was my first time visiting Atlantis Resort. And truthfully, all I wanted to do was sip an icy drink on the beach. And the first day we did just that.…

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My dad at the Atlantis, Bahamas on family vacation – 2014 It’s true. All day I do dream about travel. I’m consumed by wanderlust. I am itching to see the world, yearning to taste authentic cuisine, and eager to embrace new cultures. Whether traveling domestically to Cuba by-way-of Miami or internationally to Stuttgart, Germany, I love to explore all cultures…

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Don’t let the slight change in temperature fool you – you still need your SPF! And with all of these Zika scares, insect repellant wouldn’t hurt either. That’s where SMART STUFF™comes in.  We all know the importance of SPF. The obvious – it helps protect your skin from cancer, dark spots, and aging. While any form of SPF is beneficial to…

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Not to get all Chicken-Soup-For-The-Soul here, but self-care is important. And as I’m approaching my quarter-life year on this Earth, I am realizing that more and more. Now my ideal self-care would involve me sipping Frosé, in a tub full of roses and essential oils, while getting a scalp massage and watching The Real Housewives. But since that’s not always…

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Studio Kraut is a foodie’s dream. Not only are their dishes visually stunning, but they taste even better. Located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, what used to be Pounds and Ounces has transformed from bougie brunch to boozy (laid-back) brunch. photo via: @studiokraut Now the eatery combines Berlin inspired street art with classic German dishes, like the Chicken Schnitzel. This…

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While many credit the original Mojito recipe to Sir Francis Drake in Cuba, there is overwhelming evidence that the cocktail was actually invented by Africans working in the sugar cane fields in the region. In fact, the cocktail name actually comes from the African word mojo, meaning “little spell.” This National Mojito Day, STARR Rum and The Same Paige Co.…

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Photo Credit – Andrew Kist It’s summer, it’s Friday – you know what to do… Have a cocktail of course! Now I love me a hot toddy in the blistering cold temps but dining al fresco or rooftop with a cold libation in my hand gets me every time. So at bars across New York City, creative bartenders are harnessing the…

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New York is too damn hot! And summer has just begun. That’s why I’m loving my evian Facial Spray to help keep me cool on the go to avoid being a #SweatyMess.   After the gym, or even just hours of being in the sun, I love using the evian Facial Spray to hydrate and refresh my skin. evian’s Facial Spray removes…

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