Adventure Queen, Blog

Celebrating the Holidays in New York City

There is no season more magical in New York City than Winter. At the first hint that December is near, the entire city gets an automatic facelift. Shops start decorating and embroider their door frames with holiday lights, holiday traditions start coming together across the city and an influx of tourists flock to take in… Read More Celebrating the Holidays in New York City

Beauty, Blog

The Classy Gift Guide x Coqui Coqui Fragrances

When it’s cold enough outside for me to need a scarf, jacket and fuzzy socks (come on, don’t tell me you aren’t obsessed with them too!) all I can think about is how much I miss summer and the beach. I start listening to meditations that transport me to the sand sitting by the ocean… Read More The Classy Gift Guide x Coqui Coqui Fragrances

Blog, dessert, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Healthy Coconut Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies (GF // V)

Over the next few weeks you’ll see an influx of gift guide recommendations and reviews from me, first-hand details from what I’ve seen at holiday previews held by awesome brands like Barnes & Noble and Staples, and delicious recipes (like this one!) that look good, taste good and are actually good for you! I posted… Read More Healthy Coconut Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies (GF // V)

Blog, Fashion, wellness

What’s In: Winter Athleisure Style With Reebok

Athleisure has upgraded from being just a buzzy trend, to becoming part of a dedicated lifestyle. Gone are the days where yoga pants, a baggy sweatshirt and slides are your only options to relax on the weekends or after a hard workout. Now many fashion-forward athleisure brands, think Lululemon, Athleta, Kyoden and Reebok, have created… Read More What’s In: Winter Athleisure Style With Reebok

Blog, Book Worm

Book Review – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman ♥♥♥♥♥ Retails for $9, here. Best paired with Good Earth Hathikuli Organic Tea. With three hours of train time each day my commute generously allows for a lot of reading. I’m the type of book worm who needs a physical copy of a book in her hands to enjoy… Read More Book Review – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Blog, snacks, The Classy Cook, wellness

Healthy Work Snack Essentials That Will Get You Through The Workday When Nothing Else Can

When it comes to snack time, I don’t  mess around. I’ve always had a passion for good food, which has been exacerbated ever since I worked as a food editor at Dr. Oz The Good Life and Well+Good. As an adult working in an office, I’ll only be happy in the middle of a work… Read More Healthy Work Snack Essentials That Will Get You Through The Workday When Nothing Else Can

Blog, wellness

OMI Bottle – The Premier Stylish Water Bottle With A Hidden Supplement Dispenser

* Full Disclosure: I am the publicist for OMI Bottle. However, all opinions and wording in this post are my own. For the past few months I’ve pretty much doubled the amount of hours that I work each week. I’m a full time communications coordinator (check out my interview with my company’s CEO!), a part… Read More OMI Bottle – The Premier Stylish Water Bottle With A Hidden Supplement Dispenser

Blog, dessert, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Healthy Vegan Chocolate Brownie Bites

I just worked a 61 hour work week. You can probably imagine the frustration, stress levels and lack of free time that comes with that – as well as the importance of healthy comfort food. When I reach a mildly high stress level, my first instinct is to lace up my sneakers and get outside for… Read More Healthy Vegan Chocolate Brownie Bites

Blog, wellness

How To Whiten Your Teeth Using Only Natural Products – And Keep Them Healthy At The Same Time

The end of October is practically synonymous with candy-binging and trick-or-treating. If you haven’t picked out a Halloween costume yet, you’re not alone! I plan on spending the rest of this week searching the depths of the Internet for Halloween beauty and costume inspiration (but I would love to hear any suggestions you may have… Read More How To Whiten Your Teeth Using Only Natural Products – And Keep Them Healthy At The Same Time

Beauty, Blog, wellness

5 Tips For Relaxing At The End Of (And During) A Stressful Day

It’s the middle of October and I’m still in shock that it’s been two months since I was relaxing on the beach in Italy worrying about nothing other than when it would be time for my next gelato. Sigh. College students are getting ready to be swamped with midterm exams, my work pace is picking… Read More 5 Tips For Relaxing At The End Of (And During) A Stressful Day