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Month: February 2017

Recovery and Illness

“I think there’s so much emphasis on body image and results and outcome, but really what you should be after is to be healthy and to feel good about yourself.” ~ Abby Wambach It might seem like an oxymoron, for years I could have considered it my job, forcing myself to vomit eight, ten times a day. The littlest thing like coffee ….


What DO I Wear!?!? These Boots were Made For Walking

“My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.” ~ Henry Rollins As a fashionista and a city dweller shoe wear has to be both comfortable AND fashionable. I walk everywhere. Which means I walk to work or meetings or school daily. While I would love to just throw on some sneaks, or better yet flip-flops, I can’t very well do ….


“What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero The End It Movement is a coalition made of organizations across the world who fight against slavery to make sure everyone has the one right we all deserve FREEDOM. Whether it is the diamond mines in Africa, Human Trafficking occurring across the globe, or women ….

Spring is in the Air

“Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” ~ Robert H. Schuller I have not done a “Hi! What is going on on in my life?” post ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Spring Has Sprung

I am so insanely excited and grateful to be part of lifewithlilred’s Spring Guest Blogger’s Series. It was so much fun to channel some Spring for a very special edition of What DO I Wear Post?!?! Thank you so much to Sarah for having me! If you haven’t checked Sarah’s blog out please do! She has had an amazing group ….

Blustery Days in Brookyn

“I remember perfectly my first trip to New York, when I was on the bridge between Brooklyn and Manhattan, when I saw the skyscrapers. It was like an incredible dream.” ~ Diego Della Valle I am the epitome of a New Yorker. As an Upper East Sider, I am nestled cozily and comfortably in my ‘hood. Occasionally braving the Westside for Trader ….

Writing Feeds My Soul

“Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly—they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.” ~ Aldous Huxley A friend recently asked if I would keep blogging like it was an option on a questionnaire. I tactfully corrected her that I had been writing for years. Since I was six years old, with my trusty diary with the ….

What DO I Wear: Fashion for a Cause Fighting Pediatric Cancer

“Fashion is a logical place to start to raise awareness for sustainable causes.” ~ Jochen Zeitz As a fashionista, I have a very big appreciation for clothes and accessories. As a philthanthropist and consumer I have a love for companies, especially those small indie businesses, that give back. Whether it is Satya Jewelry which raises funds for clean water and ….

Spread Love Every Day

“Valentine’s Day is definitely one of those days where it’s either awesome or it’s a downer.” ~ Judah Friedlander I have joked many times I am a dude when it come to relationships. I am not clingy nor do I have to spend 24/7 with my man. I am thankful to have found a guy who has his own interests ….

Snowbrellas and Snow Days

“Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.” ~  Andy Goldsworthy Well it finally happened! We finally got a blizzard. A real honest to goodness blizzard! School was out across the Tri-state and maybe it was the fact that for the most part the winter has been pretty mild, but everyone, adults and kids alike, seemed to embrace the ….