26 07, 2017

Stubborn fat removal doesn’t always require surgery

By | 2017-07-18T15:24:51+00:00 July 26, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|0 Comments

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 [...]

17 07, 2017

Treating skin well starts with photorejuvenation IPL

By | 2017-07-07T10:33:28+00:00 July 17, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island|1 Comment

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 [...]

19 06, 2017

Fat removal without surgery achieved by freezing fat cells

By | 2017-06-19T08:00:33+00:00 June 19, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 06, 2017

Free outdoor music on Long Island

By | 2017-07-23T09:28:00+00:00 June 13, 2017|Long Island|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 06, 2017

Free outdoor movies on Long Island

By | 2017-07-18T15:30:19+00:00 June 13, 2017|Long Island|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 06, 2017

Summer Sundays: Free on Long Island at Brookhaven National Labs

By | 2017-07-18T15:31:53+00:00 June 13, 2017|Long Island|0 Comments

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 [...]

24 05, 2017

Photofacial treatments available on Long Island with Dr. Elyse Rafal

By | 2017-06-08T12:28:03+00:00 May 24, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|Comments Off on Photofacial treatments available on Long Island with Dr. Elyse Rafal

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 [...]

26 04, 2017

Reducing stomach cellulite with THERMIsmooth® body

By | 2017-06-08T12:28:19+00:00 April 26, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|2 Comments

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 [...]

3 04, 2017

Intense Pulsed Light Laser working on what I call “brown spots from hell”

By | 2017-06-08T12:28:37+00:00 April 3, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|Comments Off on Intense Pulsed Light Laser working on what I call “brown spots from hell”

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 [...]

6 03, 2017

Temporary cellulite reduction with THERMIsmooth® body

By | 2017-06-08T12:28:57+00:00 March 6, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|Comments Off on Temporary cellulite reduction with THERMIsmooth® body

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 [...]

15 02, 2017

Blossom Baby Expo for parents and the children they love

By | 2017-03-18T18:44:19+00:00 February 15, 2017|Family, Featured, Long Island|2 Comments

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. [...]

11 08, 2016

Win free ice cream for a year at Häagen-Dazs® Shop at Broadway Mall

By | 2016-08-09T17:39:45+00:00 August 11, 2016|Featured, Long Island|Comments Off on Win free ice cream for a year at Häagen-Dazs® Shop at Broadway Mall

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 [...]

9 08, 2016

Free scoops of ice cream at Häagen-Dazs Shop grand opening on Long Island

By | 2016-08-09T20:05:21+00:00 August 9, 2016|Featured, Long Island|Comments Off on Free scoops of ice cream at Häagen-Dazs Shop grand opening on Long Island

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 [...]

28 08, 2015

Ultherapy is the non-surgical answer to looking younger

By | 2017-02-27T17:44:43+00:00 August 28, 2015|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|Comments Off on Ultherapy is the non-surgical answer to looking younger

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, [...]

31 07, 2015

Cori Goldfarb’s Truth + Beauty Spa on Long Island

By | 2015-08-01T19:44:59+00:00 July 31, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle, Long Island|3 Comments

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 [...]

5 01, 2015

Sky Zone Cares on Long Island

By | 2016-08-30T20:27:23+00:00 January 5, 2015|Family, Long Island|Comments Off on Sky Zone Cares on Long Island

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 [...]

7 04, 2014

St. Baldrick’s childhood cancer charity

By | 2014-06-17T18:13:07+00:00 April 7, 2014|Long Island|Comments Off on St. Baldrick’s childhood cancer charity

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 [...]

4 04, 2014

Spring has finally sprung

By | 2014-06-17T18:13:47+00:00 April 4, 2014|Long Island|Comments Off on Spring has finally sprung

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 [...]

14 08, 2013

Enjoying some me time at NYC Social

By | 2016-08-30T16:42:39+00:00 August 14, 2013|Long Island|Comments Off on Enjoying some me time at NYC Social

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!

13 08, 2013

HELP ME!!! Circle of Moms Top 25 New York Moms who happen to blog

By | 2015-02-18T20:51:33+00:00 August 13, 2013|Long Island|Comments Off on HELP ME!!! Circle of Moms Top 25 New York Moms who happen to blog

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!

5 08, 2013

Celebrating August with 31 days of photos – It’s Day 5

By | 2015-07-23T20:26:10+00:00 August 5, 2013|Family, Long Island|Comments Off on Celebrating August with 31 days of photos – It’s Day 5

It's always a great summer, especially when you live on Long Island. We're celebrating august with #31daysofphotos over here at November Sunflower.