Class Review: Pure Yoga’s Zen Flow Yoga Class

Class Review: Pure Yoga’s Zen Flow Yoga Class

Pure Yoga’s Upper West Side studio is a beautiful experience from the moment you walk through its front doors. It hits you with warm mood lighting and a spike in temperature to about 75 degrees. The entryway is full of meditative and Buddhist art, gorgeous red and copper mandalas and signs such as the below, “Take your chakras to the next level. Join us downstairs.”

Book Review: One Summer In Paris by Sarah Morgan

Book Review: One Summer In Paris by Sarah Morgan

Book Review: One Summer In Paris by Sarah Morgan * ♥♥♥♥ * Retails for $8 on Amazon There are some authors that you can turn to when you’re in a certain mood or looking to escape into one. Best-selling author Sarah Morgan is one of…

Pasta alla Limoneira

Pasta alla Limoneira

Growing up in a predominantly Italian-identifying household with a mother who inherited incredible and authentic Southern Italian culinary skills, it’s safe to say I was spoiled, especially when it came to food. One of the best naturally wonderful things about Italy is that you could…

Celebrate National Donut Day With Entenmann’s

Celebrate National Donut Day With Entenmann’s

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Entenmann’s. I have been compensated for this post, however all opinions are my own. Summer Fridays are golden. The office banter is lighter because you know the workload will be too. If you’re lucky, you can sneak out and…

Book Review – The Cactus by Sarah Haywood

Book Review – The Cactus by Sarah Haywood

It’s been a while since I’ve read a novel where there is one character who is so unique, borderline strange, poignant and well-developed through dialogue and actions that they feel human and are the main reason why the book is a success. The last book…

Pistachio Cannoli Cream Cake

Pistachio Cannoli Cream Cake

With Saint Patrick’s Day right around the corner grocery stores have started selling baked goods covered in green food coloring and sprinkles. Home decorations and leprechaun-themed attire are out on the racks. If you’re heading to a St. Patty’s Day brunch or party, you can…

Book Review – Becoming by Michelle Obama

Book Review – Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming by Michelle Obama * ♥♥♥♥♥ * Retails for $19.50 on Amazon There was never a doubt that former FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s book would skyrocket to the best seller list, be the natural choice for book clubs across the country and serve as the perfect…

Restaurant Review – Tbar Steak & Lounge Upper East Side, NYC

Restaurant Review – Tbar Steak & Lounge Upper East Side, NYC

Tbar UES * 1278 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10021 * ♥♥♥♥ * $$$ Tucked away in New York City’s Upper East Side is a restaurant that re-defines steakhouse culture. With whimsical colors and 60’s-inspired colors and decor, Tbar offers a more feminine take on…

Book Review – The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson

Book Review – The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson

The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson ♥♥♥♥♥ Retails for $19 on Amazon It’s a little bit tricky – maneuvering crying on your commute into the city because you’ve reached the point where the book you’re reading has had one too many parallels to contemporary…

Snow Dusted Lemon Cranberry Bars

Snow Dusted Lemon Cranberry Bars

I’ve been baking up a storm this winter and while doing so re-discovered my love of the playful sweet/bitter combination that cranberries bring into the mix. I made these bars for Thanksgiving this year and upon request, they’ll also be making an appearance in a…