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Remember her as Paris Hilton’s sidekick on “The Simple Life”??? And now entrepreneur, philanthropist, writer, actress, mother, fashion icon and now most importantly “BFF in my head”, Nicole Richie has made a return on TV, starring in her reality show on VH1 called #CandidlyNicole.   And after only watching the first episode I was….. image: vh1 ...

If you haven’t heard of the latest exercise trend or are thinking of jumping on the Soul Cycle band wagon..then this is indeed a must read. With a mash up of cardio fitness, motivational sayings, celebrity sightings and the excitement that comes from (an expensive – begins at $32 for a class) 45 minute class you are sure to leave with an overwhelming feeling that you can conquer the world. And before you sign up please read 5 MUST THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE YOUR FIRST SOUL CYCLE CLASS: ...

With an amazing husband, two incredible children, and the blink of an eye later, I’m here, at the age of 40.  Turning 40 has also been a series of first for me.  From incorporating a healthy lifestyle, friend detoxing and going through my first mammogram.   So today I thought I would share a little more about what to expect at your first mammogram! I’m sure that some of the procedure and equipment varies from clinic to clinic, but here’s a general overview of Mammogram 101: ...

I had never imagined that 5 years into motherhood I would still be a Stay-At-Home mom…always being on the go, commuting to and from work and handling my own check book was my routine, so you could imagine how deciding to become a stay at home mom was a choice that I did not take lightly. Related Post: Stop Apologizing For Being A Stay At Home Mom  So with each and everyday being a new experience I wanted to share with you some tips and lessons learned from surviving the stay at home blues: ...

  If you’ve read my blog a few times, you would know how much I love Summer…and with what seemed like the longest winter yet in New York I am especially psyched about enjoying some fun in the sun with family and friends. So with pool play dates already booked and sexy “mom approved” bathing suit already packed, I’m here to dish on the essentials that every mom must carry at all times in order to make your “Swim Kit”  complete.    ...

Kale is everywhere—in juices, smoothies, salads, and everyone is talking about. Are you curious about what Kale is and why it’s so good? Kale is a dark leafy green vegetable; it is a similar vegetable to cabbage, with green or purple leaves. It can be eaten raw, steamed, sautéed, blanched, baked, and even added to a smoothie or juice! Kale provides the body with fiber and chlorophyll, both of which support the body’s natural detoxification efforts. Fiber binds with toxins and other undesirables in your digestive...

Not sure what the miracle was…the fact that I was able to read my favorite magazine cover to cover or the special find that was featured inside the glossy pages. Guess you could say both! Inside the April issue of Instyle Magazine (with J Lo on the cover), I came across the “Beauty Talk” section which featured Salma Hayek‘s beauty secret…the 47-year-old beauty notes that the secret to her beauty is her addiction to her own products,...

Just as I was putting the final touches on my kids Valentine’s Day cards, I totally forgot my first love, and that being the hubby..being a busy mom like myself it can be hard finding the time for date night.  So thanks to Johnson & Johnson, I now have some products that can help me get ready for the big day and (night – wink, wink!). ...

I am thrilled to see celeb moms admitting that being a mom brings out their sexiness, but does it have to be so smack in your face?! Mom to Baby Blue Ivy, Beyonce recently gyrated and thrusted with a flimsy thong at the 2014 Grammy’s with her hubby Jay Z to her new single “Drunk In Love“, but as a mom why did I feel a little bit uncomfortable, not only for the fact that this was NSFTV, but as a mom, I heard myself scream “put some damn clothes on!” Related Post:  Reclaiming Your Sexy Beyonce performing at...

Not all of us have the time or knowledge to consistently prepare the best options for our ourselves or family. So I take pride in setting good examples for my 4 year old son, since he wants to copy everything that mommy and daddy does, which includes what we eat. ...

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