Blog, Book Worm

Book Review – The Closer by Shaz Kahng

The Closer by Shaz Kahng ♥♥♥♥♥Retails for $25, on Amazon. As you might have heard, March was Women’s Month and featured International Women’s Day. It has been so inspiring to see and take part in the conversation that is unfolding for and by women around the world. This has only supplemented the movement that has sprung… Read More Book Review – The Closer by Shaz Kahng

Blog, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Nest Cookies

These cookies bring the most delicious (and adorable) treats your Easter dessert table.… Read More Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Nest Cookies

Beauty, Blog, Clean Beauty

Softsoap Launches New Line of Non-Toxic Hand Soap and Body Wash

Are you cleaning out your bath and beauty products for non-toxic versions? Do you hope to incorporate clean beauty into your daily routine but are worried about price? New collections like Softsoap’s Earth Blends are making this transition way easier. This month Softsoap launched it’s new collection of Earth Blends products – which are paraben-free,… Read More Softsoap Launches New Line of Non-Toxic Hand Soap and Body Wash

Blog, drinks, The Classy Cook

Emerald Gemini Smoothie

All astrological serendipity aside – this smoothie is just as delicious as it looks. … Read More Emerald Gemini Smoothie

Beauty, Blog, Clean Beauty

I Found This Ingredient In My Moisturizer, Antibiotics and Vanilla Extract – Here’s The Effect It Has On Your Body

Until recently, I used a C.O. Bigelow face cleanser. I found C.O. Bigelow to be a relatively clean skincare brand that I could trust – and even read an article about the founder in The New Yorker last month. The products always did what they said they were going to – whether it was a… Read More I Found This Ingredient In My Moisturizer, Antibiotics and Vanilla Extract – Here’s The Effect It Has On Your Body

Blog, wellness

Your Yoga Practice Could Actually Help Your Career – Here’s How

For centuries, yoga has been practiced by those who are the top leaders in their professions – the greatest of the greats. From celebrities such as Jennifer Anniston and Justin Timberlake to innovative business leaders such as John Mackey – the co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market – holistic wellbeing found through a yoga… Read More Your Yoga Practice Could Actually Help Your Career – Here’s How

Blog, Mains, The Classy Cook

Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Since becoming a pescatarian, I’ve found that a lot of my meat replacements are processed and contain soy. I try not to eat a lot of processed food – besides an occasional cookie or two, I like to stick with a more natural diet of fruits and veggies – and soy has actually been linked… Read More Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Beauty, Blog, Clean Beauty

Clean Beauty Swap: Powder Foundation

If you’ve been following along on Class and the City, you know that the Clean Beauty section has *finally* launched! I am so excited to share all of the research I’ve been doing about toxic beauty ingredients and the amazing healthy and clean cosmetics that you can swap them out for. When switching your beauty… Read More Clean Beauty Swap: Powder Foundation

Beauty, Blog, Clean Beauty, wellness

The Ugly Side of Beauty Products – An Introduction To Clean Beauty

Did you know that your favorite beauty and personal care products have the ability to make you sick, depressed, infertile, suffer from cancer and disrupt organ function? You place these products directly on your skin, which absorbs these harmful ingredients directly into your bloodstream and into your organs. From now on, Class and the City… Read More The Ugly Side of Beauty Products – An Introduction To Clean Beauty

Blog, Eating Out, Travel Diary

Restaurant Review – Le Marais Steakhouse

Le Marais Steakhouse   *    150 W. 46th Street, New York, NY 10036    *     ♥♥     *     $$$ Big lifestyle changes bring a new wave of firsts. A recent one for me – first time visiting a steakhouse without eating meat. At this point, I’ve been a pescatarian for close to… Read More Restaurant Review – Le Marais Steakhouse