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Best Apps for Instagram & Instagram Stories

I started getting serious about my Instagram account about four months ago by dedicating two hours each day to posting, responding and discovering new accounts to follow and like.  With the advent of Instagram Stories and IGTV, brands have elevated the aesthetics of their content.  Most bloggers and brands now spend the time planning, designing […]

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10 Hostess Gifts for the Wine & Spirits Connoisseur

As the thought leader on all things fashion and lifestyle among my friend set, I often get questions about gift ideas for different occasions.  When it comes to gifting a host or hostess, flowers and candles are de rigueur.  In fact, I am a big advocate in never showing up empty handed to a dinner party.  […]

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Romantic Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day is only 10 days away! Which means the pressure is on for men to find the perfect gift for the lady in their lives.  My boyfriend has been asking for what I want as a gift.  The gift I want above everything else is quality time together.  I’m not sure about you but […]

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10 Black Bloggers to Follow on Instagram

The blogging game has changed considerably since I started mine ten years ago in 2007.  Since then, the rise of “the street style blogger,” has disrupted the fashion industry.  Many of these bloggers have gone on to make millions of dollars thanks to partnerships with fashion houses, beauty brands, automobile companies and online boutiques.  Often […]

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WELLNESS

Glossybox Launches Fighting Pretty Box

I’ve been dying to go to the Dog Pound gym for a year now after seeing countless Victoria’s Secret models get chiseled for their runway shows. I had that opportunity last night when Glossybox invited me to attend a class to launch their newest collaboration with Fighting Pretty, an organization that creates care packages for […]

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FOOD & DRINK

Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs

I don’t know if my Southern roots are to blame but I sure do love fried a good fried chicken.  I’m not talking about KFC, Popeye’s or other fast food fried chicken.  I’m talking homemade, crispy yet juicy chicken fresh off the stove and served with a flaky biscuit and some crisp veggies.  Since cooking […]

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How to Make Flowers Last

  “Why do you spend money of flowers when they’re going to die anyway?” my Granny asked me a few years back after receiving flowers from my then boyfriend.  Those stunning tulips looks pristine for two days and then drooped onto the table never to rise again.  As temporary as live cut flowers are, I […]

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LIFESTYLE

The Art of Cocktail: Sparkling Cava Sangria

It’s 4th of July week so we give you the perfect party pitcher! The “Sparkling Cava Sangria.” It’s a fizzy, fresh, twist to make or bring to your 4th of July pool party! It’s lighter and more refreshing than the red version and a welcome change to burgers and Bud lights.

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The Art of Cocktail: The Spicy Moscow Mule

Looking for a super easy and refreshing summer cocktail? Try the Spicy Moscow Mule, made by One Lounge chef & mixologist Seth McClelland.

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A Winter Break with Cafe Escapes

Last week, I went to the Eventi Hotel in Chelsea, along with several Glam Media bloggers, to check out Cafe Escapes, a collection of hot beverage flavors used with the Keurig machines. There are other times when I crave a rich hot chocolate or a decadent Chai latte.  Instead of spending $5 on a cup […]

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