Freeze stubborn fat cells, instead of going under the knife, to contour your body. CoolSculpting: minimal discomfort, done in an office. Even better, if you live on Long Island, you can get it done at the Center for Aesthetic Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in Suffolk County! Freeze stubborn fat cells Months ago, Nurse Lauren mentioned CoolSculpting to [...]
Stubborn fat removal doesn't always require surgery. When exercise isn't helping, and you're not about going under the knife, but you want to get rid of the fat - there's another option. I've been battling the stubborn belly fat for years. No exercises helped, no matter how long I stuck with every exercise recommended to [...]
Treating skin well starts with photorejuventaion IPL. If you haven't seen what I've been doing the last couple of months, you'll want to check it out. It's been a blessing to finally have a way to reduce my brown spots, and improve the quality of my skin! Redness has gone down, too. Treating skin well [...]
Fat removal without surgery achieved by freezing fat cells. I know what you're thinking, she has lost her mind. First she went and heated up her fat cells, so they'd shrink, without surgery. Now she's freezing them off? What's gotten into November Sunflower? Well, I'll tell you. I turned 40 in April, and I'm tired [...]
Summers are long, and hot. There's going to come a point where you can't head to the beach again, and the kids are bored with everything. When it's a hot day, and you want to experience some fun without a huge cost, think about going to some museums for free. Long Island has some wickedly [...]
Free outdoor music is a huge benefit to living on Long Island. We're lucky enough to enjoy amazing concerts with our families, and our friends, and we don't have to worry about paying a dime for it. It's probably rolled on up in our taxes, which we pay so dearly for, but hey, let's not [...]
Free outdoor movies are my favorite evening activity during the summers on Long Island. There's just something about watching movies up on a big screen, while being outside. It reminds me of when we use to have drive-ins on Long Island. Did anyone use to go to those? Our family would load up our dad's [...]
Summers on Long Island can be brutally hot, but living so close to fun, free things make the heat a little easier to swallow. Free Summer Sundays at Brookhaven National Labs is perfect for the ENTIRE family to enjoy! If you don't take advantage of what's free on Long Island all through the Summer, you're [...]
I'm not ashamed of my desire to look young. I've grown up being mistaken for being at least 15 years younger than my current age. It's something I loved once I hit 25 years of age, and I've embraced it tighter and tighter as the years creep up on me. Do I still look 15 [...]
Reducing stomach cellulite with THERMIsmooth® body has been an interesting process, that's for sure. I'm six treatments into my eight scheduled treatments, and I'm enjoying the treatments themselves. I get 40 minutes of a warm, belly massage. I relax, chat with Nurse Lauren, and don't touch my phone, so my work each Monday isn't nagging [...]
Intense Pulsed Light, also referred to as IPL, Laser working on what I call my brown spots from hell. The medical term? I believe it's skin pigmentation problem thanks to good old sun damage. Whatever one calls them, they suck, and I've been self conscious of them for over ten years. I've spent, if I [...]
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 [...]
Blossom Baby Expo for parents and the children they love is coming to Long Island on February 26, 2017. I remember when I was having my first child, Little Miss. She was a total surprise, and I had NO CLUE what I was supposed to buy, let alone what the best of those something's were. [...]
Who wants the chance to win free ice cream for a year*? Not just any ice cream, my friends. We're talking velvety ice cream, with perfectly balanced flavors, in every last hand-pulled scoop! Is your mouth watering yet? I sure hope so! What is it about Häagen-Dazs® ice cream that drew me in? Have you [...]
Free scoops of ice cream are being given away this coming weekend, right on Long Island. Why? Long Island's getting a brand new Häagen-Dazs® ice cream shop in Hicksville! Are you ready for this? With shops across Long Island, Häagen-Dazs has finally hit Broadway Mall in Nassau County. Are you screaming for ice cream yet? Free [...]
Aging. It sucks. I don't mind the wisdom that comes with age, but I don't enjoy looking at the wrinkles, or the sagging skin. Let's not even get me started on the age spots! I still think I'm in my twenties, but my face gives away my age every time. I'd rather just keep the wisdom, [...]
Long Island has a ton of different spas, but only one that's owned by one of Bravo's Secrets and Wives reality show stars, Cori Goldfarb. Have you heard of the show? Do you know Cori? Have you been to the Truth + Beauty Spa on Long Island? It's kind of beautiful, and you can tell [...]
Sky Zone has locations all across the country, and when it came to Long Island, I was a little hesitant to allow the kids to go. I'd heard stories about trampoline parks being dangerous, and a lot of injuries happening on a regular basis. I didn't know much about Sky Zone, and all of the [...]
I've lost many loved ones to cancer. Young, old and all the ages between. Whenever I hear of another child getting cancer, it makes me really wonder "what the hell? How can life be so cruel?" Sometimes I'm lucky enough to meet the kids who've been stricken with cancer, and my gosh....the strength, wisdom, and [...]
Spring has finally sprung here on Long Island. We had a wicked crazy snow storm out of nowhere on Monday, March 31st. However, the snow has melted, the sun has been out, and it looks like Spring has finally sprung for all of us. I'm not sure how long it'll last, so we'll make sure [...]
Looking for something to do for Martin Luther King Jr. Day while the kids are off from school? Perhaps something when they have off for winter break - #SkyZone in Deer Park is a TOTAL WIN.
Fog on the lake I live on. It was spooky. The photo has nothing done to it, except my watermark added and the frame around it. I took it at around 1 P.M. on a Saturday afternoon.
Me time is so important in life. I use to hit the nail salon, but becoming more healthy and fit, I'm kind of more apt to hit the local #NYCSocial sports leagues - especially since they have the too fun Inner Tube Water Polo league!
Hoping you'll #vote4me in the #circleofmoms #top25newyorkmoms contest. Please, oh please. I want to get to the tippy top! I can't do it without all of you guys out there!
It's always a great summer, especially when you live on Long Island. We're celebrating august with #31daysofphotos over here at November Sunflower.
Supporting your health with fresh produce, and veggies AND supporting local farmers from around Long Island! Just perfection!
I believe my trips into #NYC might just cost less, and be a bit more comfortable!
Farmers Markets taking place all summer long in Suffolk County. Buy fresh, buy local, buy amazing goodies! Plus, you'll be supporting local farmers.
It's time to give back to our community, and enjoy a little summer music entertainment!
Long Island has a very rich history, and there's plenty of ways to learn about it FOR FREE at museums all across Long Island.