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Apple Cider Donuts and Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

Apple Cider Donuts and The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

Fall is my favorite season. But not being consumed in nature has made me miss that fall feeling. Yes, we can walk through Central Park and experience the fall foliage. But it’s just not the same when you’re living in…

Rain or Shine: Things to do in NYC This Summer

Rain or Shine: Things To Do In New York City This Summer

Summer is right around the corner. Thinking about what to do this summer, we’re overwhelmed. There’s so much to do in New York City! However, the summer weather is unpredictable. One day it will be beautiful and the next it will rain. We’re here…

The One Thing You Need to Change Your Weekend Outfit

The One Thing You Need to Change Your Weekend Outfit

This post and outfit is brought to you by our friends at Lovita & Co. Sundays for Brian and me mean long walks through Central Park, frozen yogurt, pizza, my favorite outfit and lots of laughs. We both work downtown, so…

Sand Castles

#LoveSummer: Beach Weekends

After a beachless summer last year, we vowed to try to make this summer full of beach weekends. We won’t count our week in Cabo as part of this challenge, but we made the effort to get to the…

Elephant

#LoveSummer: American Museum of Natural History

One of the things on our bucket list this summer, was to visit the American Museum of Natural History. Right in our backyard, we hadn’t been to the museum in years and thought it would be a great thing…

Bucket List

#LoveSummer: Bucket List

Last summer, we were a little preoccupied with wedding plans and didn’t get to have a whole lot of time to enjoy events in the city or go on weekend excursions – traveling back and forth to Connecticut was…

Picnic

#LoveSummer: Picnic in the Park (and Movie Calendars)

Summer is in the air. The NYC parks and other venues offer free movie screenings all summer long. It could be Sharknado 2 under the Brooklyn Bridge, Apollo 13 on the flight deck of the Intrepid, or Ghost Busters in Bryant Park.…

Changing Your Name

A New Yorker’s Guide to Changing Your Name

It’s important to note that NYC’s name change process will be very different from another city in NY State and even elsewhere in the country. Check with your local government for the rules, processes, and paperwork requirements. Ok you’re…

Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis

Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis

In January 2011 I lost one of bridesmaids, J. Scarlett Hubbard. I was one of the lucky people who had the honor of calling her my best friend. But Scarlett struggled with cystic fibrosis from birth and at age 22…

Favorite Running Spot

Fatima and I love running.  For me, it’s a great way to relieve stress.  Fun fact #1 – Fatima was a champion track runner in high school.  Fun fact #2 – I was a mid-field position in soccer (aka run…

Cupcake Hopping

We went bar bakery hopping to celebrate the end of my cleanse (yes, probably not the smartest thing/point of a cleanse/what you should do after a cleanse – but whatever).  Fatima and I trolled along the upper east side of…

Fried Oreo

Fried Street Food

Let’s talk about the street food we ate today…FRIED OREOS.  3rd Ave was pretty much shut down today for a street fair.  Street fairs = blocks of fried food and street meat.  Edwin, pictured below, implanted an idea in…