15 03, 2017

FiOS helps me watch the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

By | March 15, 2017|Lifestyle|0 Comments

FiOS helps me watch the St. Patrick's Day Parade. Every year I try to watch bits and pieces of New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade. I've been told I have some Irish in me, by way of my Australian roots. Plus, I just love seeing all the marching bands full of kids, getting to [...]

6 03, 2017

Temporary cellulite reduction with THERMIsmooth® body

By | March 6, 2017|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Temporary cellulite reduction sounds like a crazy concept, I know. However, it's something people are doing. How are people doing this? It's done with THERMIsmooth® body, and I'm jumping on the train to reduce my fat cells! Even better? I'm sharing my journey with all of you, so you'll know the truth behind this new [...]

1 03, 2017

Forget what you feel, remember what you deserve

By | March 1, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle|0 Comments

I don't know who said this, or wrote it, but I read it recently and it caused a light bulb to go off atop my head. Sometimes you must forget what you feel and remember what you deserve. Just, read that again, sometimes you must forget what you feel and remember what you deserve. Shit's deep, [...]

27 02, 2017

Winter Depression – it’s a form of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

By | February 27, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Winter depression. It's not all in your head. It's a form of SAD, which is an acronym for Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD can happen during any season, honestly. It just happens for most people each year during the same season. An example? I find the winter blues hit me about mid-December. Days are shorter, and [...]

20 02, 2017

Music provides therapy for my depression

By | February 20, 2017|Lifestyle|2 Comments

Music provides therapy for my depression every, single, solitary day. Music. It's been something I've loved since I was a little girl. I grew up listening to oldies stations, as well as whatever was current each year. It was "church" to me. Elvis Presley. Cher. Bette Midler. Sinatra. Whatever my parents loved, we listened to [...]

6 02, 2017

Don’t take depression on all on your own! Find a therapist.

By | February 6, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle|4 Comments

Don't take depression on all on your own. Find a therapist. It's the best advice I can give, as someone who has tried doing it not only alone, but also with a therapist. The better way? Bringing on the help of a solid therapist that fits with you. Depression is more than sadness. It's a [...]

1 02, 2017

Spending VDay with Verizon FiOS & my 5 favorite Valentine’s Day movies

By | February 1, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Spending Valentine's Day with Verizon FiOS watching my 5 favorite Valentine's Day movies means perfection, to me. I'm not a big fan of the day, whether in a romantic relationship, or not. It's never been a big holiday for me. I much prefer hanging at home, and watching movies while I eat all my favorite [...]

30 01, 2017

Talking to others about depression results in a variety of reactions

By | January 30, 2017|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Talking to others about depression results in a variety of reactions. Some of the reactions are kind. Other reactions are.... how do I put this? Well, let's just say after we've parted ways I wonder how they tie their shoes each day without help. I'm not judging them for their reaction, I'm legit perplexed. You'd [...]

23 01, 2017

Living with depression takes unbelievable strength

By | January 23, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Living with depression takes unbelievable strength

Living with depression takes unbelievable strength. Many think it's something that makes all of us out here, dealing with depression, weak. They are mistaken. Not many can handle the feeling of drowning all day, yet get up every day, and live their lives. Yes, living life isn't just about the happy times, it's about the hard [...]

18 01, 2017

Tips for shopping for a stylish man’s wedding ring

By | January 18, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Tips for shopping for a stylish man’s wedding ring

Typically, weddings are so focused on the bride. The choice of a wedding ring for the groom is usually glossed over. Why? Well, the impression of most of society: he's not interested in the details. However, many fashion-conscious men today embrace finger rings as an important fashion accessory. Men want rings to match not only [...]

9 01, 2017

Depression is unique to each person living and dealing with it

By | January 9, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Depression is unique to each person living and dealing with it

Depression is unique to each person living, and dealing, with it. Each of us out here, going through our journey with depression, aren't the same. We may share similar thoughts, but like snowflakes, we're all different. Depression is unique to each person living and dealing with it Realizing I suffer from depression has been a long [...]

4 01, 2017

Treat your worst symptoms during cold season with Advil® Cold & Sinus *Giveaway*

By | January 4, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Treat your worst symptoms during cold season with Advil® Cold & Sinus *Giveaway*

This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.  When I get a cold, it always ends up causing me unbelievable pain in my sinuses. Pressure builds up, everything backs up, and the next thing I know I’ve got a burning feeling every time I breathe through my nose. The pain goes all the way [...]

2 01, 2017

Something I’ve never shared about myself, until now

By | January 2, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle|6 Comments

You've all gotten to know me over the years. I rarely hold back anything I'm thinking, and some have told me I have no filter. Personally, I prefer to live my life knowing I'm speaking from my heart; writing my truth. I come from a place of good intentions, and sure, at times, it might [...]

30 11, 2016

What you need to know when you want to remove a tattoo

By | November 30, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on What you need to know when you want to remove a tattoo

Tattoos have come a long way. From being marks of renegades, as well as outlaws, to being a cultural norm. However, people change. Trends, change, too. Sometimes a tattoo once cherished, and loved, becomes a nuisance. You've changed, some people have left your life and others came, and different things begin to matter more. Whatever [...]

16 11, 2016

Thanksgiving 2016: thankful for so much this year

By | November 16, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Thanksgiving 2016: thankful for so much this year

Thanksgiving 2016 is one for the books. It's been a rough year, with a whole lot of downs. However, I'm so thankful for so much this year. I've learned to embrace the super simple things in life, to get me through each day. I take my days one at a time, and not plan too [...]

14 11, 2016

When did Thanksgiving become insignificant?

By | November 14, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on When did Thanksgiving become insignificant?

When did Thanksgiving become insignificant? Recently, I made a trip to a brick and mortar store. It happens sometimes. I can't do all my shopping online, because lately, I've been super lazy about gift buying. I wait until last minute. While in the store, all the Christmas things were out and Christmas was playing while [...]

24 10, 2016

Protecting our environment whilst saving money with ENERGY STAR®

By | October 24, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Protecting our environment whilst saving money with ENERGY STAR®

  Protecting our environment is definitely important to me, and my family. Totally. One hundred percent. But....you know what we think more about, right now, living on Long Island? Saving money. I speak the truth, and I know others out there feel my pain. The electric bill in our home is out of control, and [...]

19 10, 2016

Stop lice in their tracks with Vamousse lice products

By | October 19, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Stop lice in their tracks with Vamousse lice products

Lice. Sadly, I had it when I was younger. I remember who started it, and how all five of us who sat around him, ended up with it. Those little pests love clean hair, and my mother was supremely anal about me having clean hair. Short, clean hair. It was my undoing, and it also [...]

17 10, 2016

Focus on the facts, don’t believe the myths about LASIK Eye Surgery

By | October 17, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Focus on the facts, don’t believe the myths about LASIK Eye Surgery

Ever decide to do something awesome for yourself, and tell someone close to you? Was she supportive, or did she come at you with all the negatives? Tons of misinformation thrown at you? When it comes to LASIK, don't believe the myths, focus on the facts. Don't allow others to talk you out of something. [...]

10 10, 2016

Positive changes LASIK eye surgery has made in my life

By | October 10, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Positive changes LASIK eye surgery has made in my life

Never had to wear glasses? You'll probably not understand the positive changes LASIK eye surgery has made in my life. Contact lenses can help some people, for sure. However, for me, they were never an option. Putting contacts in, then taking them out, every day, sent  me into panic attacks. Plus, long term, the expense? [...]

5 10, 2016

Sonic skin cleansing brushes by Beauty 360 can be found at CVS

By | October 5, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle, Reviews|Comments Off on Sonic skin cleansing brushes by Beauty 360 can be found at CVS

Sonic skin cleansing brushes are my new boring girl beauty pick of the year! Especially when it comes to my face, because my hands aren't efficient to remove all the dirt from my face. Nor is a face cloth, if I'm being honest. I'm a simple girl, a boring girl, if you please. I don't [...]

28 09, 2016

Why I chose LASIK eye surgery to correct my vision

By | September 28, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Why I chose LASIK eye surgery to correct my vision

Why I chose LASIK eye surgery to correct my vision is not a simple answer. So many factors contributed to my desire to have my vision corrected with LASIK eye surgery 12 years ago. The impetus that started it all? The need for freedom! Freedom from my glasses. Sounds simple, right? It's not!   Why I chose [...]

21 09, 2016

Joules adds a pop of color to rain season

By | September 21, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle, Reviews|Comments Off on Joules adds a pop of color to rain season

Joules adds a pop of color to rain season, for sure. Honestly, there's no real rain season in New York anymore. There's no real "season" of anything. It all seems to be crazy, strange, out of season weather phenomena. When the rains do come? They hit like mother nature has something to prove to the [...]

14 09, 2016

WiFi dead spots come to life with a Network Extender

By | September 14, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on WiFi dead spots come to life with a Network Extender

WiFi dead spots come to life with a network extender, when you're lucky enough to have Verizon FiOS! We all suffer from connectivity issues, it's just how life is when relying on so much technology, right? I'm not sure if anything in our home is hard wired to the internet anymore. It's all centered around [...]

31 08, 2016

Cooling towels help take care of your little athletes

By | August 31, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle, Reviews|Comments Off on Cooling towels help take care of your little athletes

I've got two little athletes in my home. If they're not playing golf, they're playing tennis. If they aren't playing tennis, one's out on the lacrosse field, while the other one's on the soccer field. Plus, they're in the dojo for Jiu Jitsu, and in the dance studio in Hip Hop classes. Athletes need to [...]

24 08, 2016

The New Kia: Which one do I want in my driveway?

By | August 24, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle, Reviews|1 Comment

I'm no car expert, I just know what I like. Around here, I share what I like, and what I like, is Kia. Which Kia do I want parked in my driveway from the new Kia line-up I just experienced in San Diego, with an outstanding group of Kia executives? Is it too much to [...]

17 08, 2016

Achieving work-life balance is easier with help from others

By | August 17, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Achieving work-life balance is easier with help from others

Achieving work-life balance is easier with help from others. Working from home is a lot easier when you've got a team to help out. It helps keep the work-life balance a little less about work, and a little more about life....SOMETIMES. It's not always possible to have the perfect balance. Asking for, and receiving help, [...]

10 08, 2016

6 women’s fashion trends that’ll rock this coming fall

By | August 10, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|1 Comment

Fall’s almost coming and the fashion critics have already given in their word as to what’s going to be cool this winter. Here are some of the fashion trends we picked out from runway shows earlier this year. 6 women's fashion trends that'll rock this coming fall Statement fur There’s probably nothing that screams winter [...]

1 08, 2016

Stay fresher longer with Summer’s Eve®

By | August 1, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Stay fresher longer with Summer’s Eve®

Attending events in New York City during the hot, humid summer, can make a girl feel….let’s just say, unfresh. I know it’s probably not a word, but go with it. I start fresh in the morning, on my way to the event. However, it ends quickly. I find that I can stay fresher longer with [...]