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4 Champagne Cocktails To Spice Up Your New Years Toast

Champagne is a staple at any New Years Eve celebration, and counting down the seconds until midnight wouldn’t be complete without a bubbly toast. So, if you’re having a house party, attending one, or just staying in, add some spice to your midnight toast with my 4 favorite champagne cocktails.   Pomegranate Fizz – What you’ll need: bubbly, pomegranates and POM juice. Add a small handful of pomegranates in a flute, … Continue reading 4 Champagne Cocktails To Spice Up Your New Years Toast

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ONIEALS GRAND ST BAR & RESTAURANT

ONIEALS GRAND ST BAR & RESTAURANT 174 Grand Street New York, NY 10013 www.onieals.com/soho Onieals Grand St, located in Soho, is a pleasant surprise among its Chinatown neighbors. I’ve been here a few times for after work happy hours and so I was very excited to be invited in to try some dishes from their new winter menu and some of their staple cocktails. Onieals is … Continue reading ONIEALS GRAND ST BAR & RESTAURANT

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Boozy Brunch NYC – 5 Spots To Try This Weekend

We are having beautiful weather here in NYC and this weekend it’s going be hitting the high 60’s (can we say spring time in December?). It’s important to take advantage of this and head out to these boozy brunch spots for some good eats and constant flowing cocktails before we get into the, “it’s too cold to get out of my pjs I’ll just make … Continue reading Boozy Brunch NYC – 5 Spots To Try This Weekend

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Sexy Shrimp Taco Salad With Avocado & Corn Salsa

So I’ve been reading this amazing book called “The Champagne Diet” and one chapter speaks about making sure to glamorize your meals. Basically this means not only focusing on eating foods that are good for your body but also taking time to enjoy your meals, eating them consciously (like actually taking time to chew your food ::side-eye::) and creating habits in your life that help your … Continue reading Sexy Shrimp Taco Salad With Avocado & Corn Salsa

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How Self-Love Can Help You Indulge Guilt-Free

For years I have struggled with my weight. While I’m not “overweight,” I still am not my ideal weight. Over the last couple of years any amount of self-love pummeled. What did  I do to ease my sadness over how my body looked? I turned to food. It became a very negative cycle. I would look in the mirror, get sad about how I looked, … Continue reading How Self-Love Can Help You Indulge Guilt-Free

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South African On the Upper East Side – Kaia Wine Bar Review

Kaia Wine Bar 1614 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10128 www.kaiawinebar.com One of the reasons why I LOVE NYC so much is because of its variety of cuisine. It is not only the melting pot of people, but also of food! If you think about it, it’s kind of amazing to be able to step off the concrete jungle streets and into another world waiting to … Continue reading South African On the Upper East Side – Kaia Wine Bar Review

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Breakfast Pizza – Breakfast Of Champs

BREAKFAST PIZZA This past Sunday hubby went to the New York Jets game so I had the whole apartment to MYSELF!  I think alone time is so important. It is the perfect time to reflect on yourself and truly relax. No interruptions…no judgments.  And when you’re married or living with someone, it’s also the perfect time to watch whatever you want on TV 🙂 When I get … Continue reading Breakfast Pizza – Breakfast Of Champs

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Spiced Banana Rum Cupcakes

I love bananas. I love cupcakes. I love Rum! So Banana Rum Cupcakes? Extra in love! What’s better than a decadent sweet spiked cupcake? Nada, nothing, zip! Add a peanut butter buttercream frosting and you’ve got a serious winner. I definitely prefer cooking to baking, but I can still hold it down in the baking arena as long as I keep things simple 🙂 The … Continue reading Spiced Banana Rum Cupcakes