The Vegan Upstate + New Paltz

Once upon a time, a long time ago (2009-2010 to be exact) your girl was vegan. After almost 10 years of having some serious health problems, it felt like the best solution for solving digestive issues, lethargy and weight fluctuation. At the time upstate wasn’t really known for it’s versatile cuisine. If you enjoyed meat…

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Multipurpose Matcha Scrub: A Natural Cellulite Treatment

Fact: Anyone can get cellulite.

The benign skin condition pushes fat through the layer of connective tissue of the skin, causing a lumpy exterior. You can have it regardless of your age, gender or weight. Strength training is a natural way to reduce its appearance but if you’re looking for other means to lose the thigh dimples (cuter term than cottage cheese thighs, right?), keep reading.

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Gardiner Craft Walk

What type of things can you see at Gardiner’s Craft Walk? Check it out.

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What I Eat in a Day

Want to see what I eat in a day working in and out of the house?

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How to Make a Coffee Protein Shake

One of the most popular articles I’ve ever written was actually a recipe for a coffee protein shake. I came up with the idea years ago, back when I was in college and was trying to have more nutritional meals but still leaned towards foods that were easily digestible and easy to travel with. Coffee…

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2 Easy Self Care Rituals You Can Do Daily

Self care is one of my favorite things to talk about and has been extra important to me this month. In general, I feel like those who live in Hudson Valley really appreciate the importance of taking time to readjust and reset ourselves. Many of us have moved upstate to escape the chaos of the…

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How to Make Natural Deodarant

We all can get behind the importance of deodorant. It’s not the most fun or glamorous beauty/skincare product but next to toothpaste and soap, it may be the most necessary. Natural deodorant especially gets a bad wrap, as many don’t hold up against commercial counterparts. I admit, I wasn’t a fan of the stuff either…

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Getting Sipsy at Firefly Juice Bar | Fishkill, NY

Looking for a filling, delicious smoothie? Then you got to check out Firefly Juice Bar in Fishkill.

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Day in Cold Spring

Explored Cold Spring on my birthday weekend. See the footage!

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