April 2014
  • 7 / 23 / 2010

    Skinceuticals Sheer Physical UV Defense SPF 50: Shaken, Not Stirred

    Skinceuticals Sheer Physical UV Defense SPF 50: Shaken, Not Stirred

    As a self-proclaimed beauty-product diva, my first rule of thumb is more is more— when it comes to sunscreen, of course. But finding the right SPF for my sensitive skin has become quite the grueling task. Enter Skinceuticals Sheer Physical UV Defense SPF 50, perfect for applying under my everyday makeup or slathering on at [...]

    7 / 22 / 2010

    Baggallini Jewelry Pouch: For a Relaxing Vacation

    Baggallini Jewelry Pouch: For a Relaxing Vacation

    I find separating my tangled jewelry relaxing—I know, to each his (or her) own. But when traveling, there are better ways to relax! So I pack my jewelry in this lightweight, compact travel pouch. It has a large center compartment for chunky statement necklaces, watches, and bracelets, and the round shape makes it easy to [...]

    7 / 21 / 2010

    Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce: Kickbacks

    Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce: Kickbacks

    Let’s face it—finding ways to add flavor to a plain piece of meat or fish isn’t always easy. You can go basic and marinate in olive oil and white wine. But if you look farther east, you will find a better way to spice up any dish—Sriracha! With just a small squirt, this multipurpose chili [...]

    7 / 20 / 2010

    Skinnygirl Margarita: A Toast to Summer

    Skinnygirl Margarita: A Toast to Summer

    From barbecues to lazy beach days, there are so many things that remind me of summer. As for cocktails, nothing says beach season quite like a frozen margarita. Enter Skinnygirl Margarita, Real Housewives star Bethenny Frankel’s latest commercial venture. I was offered a free taste at my local liquor store. Their marketing tactics worked—only 100 [...]

    7 / 19 / 2010

    Blurb.com: Publish Your Own Book

    Blurb.com: Publish Your Own Book

    Ever dream of writing the great American novel? Of seeing your photographs in print? With this fantastic service, you can take your family album, favorite recipes, or personal stories and design and publish your own bookstore-quality book. All you have to do is download Blurb’s free BookSmart bookmaking software and import your content into the [...]

    7 / 16 / 2010

    Watch Hill, Rhode Island: Seaside Paradise

    Watch Hill, Rhode Island: Seaside Paradise

    My favorite beach weekend get-away, Watch Hill, Rhode Island, may very well be one of the best-kept secrets on the East Coast. A charming seaside town complete with miles of stunning beaches, chic shops too numerous to mention, and delicious restaurants, Watch Hill is the perfect weekend vacation destination. Not to mention it is home [...]

    7 / 15 / 2010

    Sweetiepie Restaurant: How Sweet It Is

    Sweetiepie Restaurant: How Sweet It Is

    While my days of running around in all-pink ensembles and thinking candy = dinner are unfortunately over, I still love to indulge my inner child by visiting Sweetiepie in the West Village. With a mirrored, pink décor (imagine Barbie goes to Versailles) and a menu that will please the pickiest palettes, Sweetiepie is a great [...]

    7 / 14 / 2010

    Rebecca Taylor Pin Dot Runway Dress: Multipurpose for the Girl on the Go

    Rebecca Taylor Pin Dot Runway Dress: Multipurpose for the Girl on the Go

    As a girl on the go, I am constantly searching for clothes that are effortlessly chic and transition from day to night.  A friend introduced me to the Rebecca Taylor Pin Dot Runway Dress.  I borrowed this amazing silk dress from her one day to wear to work and ended up wearing it out on [...]

    7 / 13 / 2010

    Nikon D40 6.1MP Digital SLR Camera Kit: Picture Perfect (Creativity Not Included)

    Nikon D40 6.1MP Digital SLR Camera Kit: Picture Perfect (Creativity Not Included)

    Professional and portable, my Nikon D40 camera is the perfect balance of a quality digital camera and everyday usability.  This camera was strapped to my body almost every day while meandering through European cities over the last few months.  Back here in the States, it comes along for the ride to any birthday party, social [...]

    7 / 12 / 2010

    Vitalicious Deep Chocolate VitaTops: Grab these Muffin Tops

    Vitalicious Deep Chocolate VitaTops: Grab these Muffin Tops

    I have a sweet tooth that would give dentists nightmares. Growing up, it was more than acceptable (to me) to eat a slab of chocolate cake for breakfast. But unfortunately, I now know that it is really not a breakfast food. So, to satisfy my sugar cravings, I’ve swapped out the cake for Vitalicious Deep [...]