5 tools for staying on track when life happens

So much of being a #powergirl is having big ideas and seeing them to fruition, which requires focus, determination, and courage. But, even powergirls have days when shit life happens, like a swift punch to the gut, threatening to derail said focus, determination, and courage. So, how can one deal with shit life while staying on track… Continue reading 5 tools for staying on track when life happens

galentine’s day party part 2: the recipes!

As promised, here are the recipes for each menu item from my Galentine’s Day Party. If you try any of the recipes, please let me know how they turn out in the comments section. Mini Chicken and Waffle Sammies For the waffles, follow Marion Cunningham’s Raised Waffles recipe which can be found online here. Please… Continue reading galentine’s day party part 2: the recipes!

galentine’s day party! (and also, the “b” word)

Besides Halloween…and Passover…Galentine’s Day is my favorite holiday! For the past five years, I have hosted a Galentine’s Day party just before Valentine’s Day, in celebration of my #girlfriendships. Aw. In case you aren’t familiar with the best TV show in the Universe, Galentine’s Day is described by Leslie Knope as, “Oh, it’s only the… Continue reading galentine’s day party! (and also, the “b” word)

let’s make parasols a thing again

Parasols certainly peaked in popularity during the 18th and 19th centuries, but evidence of their existence dates back to over 3,000 years ago. While the purpose of a parasol is to shield oneself from sunlight, historically, the object was used…

winter skin diy moisture boost

The dryness of winter can wreak havoc on even the most supple skin, so what’s a girl/boy to do mid-season when your regular skincare routine just won’t suffice? Make your own moisturizing facial spray, that’s what!…

the forgotten stepchild of your gym routine: back & chest

In any given week, my exercise routine will consist of a combination of the following: days at the gym (doing weights and cardio), hot power yoga, tennis, modern dance and ballet classes, golf, sexy dancing to Drake for Drake* while cooking, or trying whichever new class a friend has invited me to. However, I recently found myself mostly relying on gym days for exercise and realized, unfortunately, that I had become a two-trick gym pony: leg day and arms + abs day. Yikes!…