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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Beguiled by Binnacle Books in Beacon, NY

Binnacle Books opened in late 2015. Being that it’s early 2018, I really should have become more familiar with it by now. I mean, I love books. No-lurve them. But between all my work and planning for Self Made, I’ve only been in the bookshop a handful of times and haven’t really browsed. Sort of…

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Cupping at Tao Foot Spa in Fishkill, NY

You may not know what cupping is but you’ve probably seen it if you caught the 2016 Summer Olympics and saw Michael Phelps show up with a bunch of circular looking hickies on his back. The bruise-like marks may seem gnarly but they’re actually quite painless and the result of a traditional Chinese Medicine practice.…

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Accessible Healing at Hudson Valley Community Acupuncture

For a long time, acupuncture has been a luxury that only the affluent could afford but practitioners like Evan Schwartz, L.Ac. are changing that. His facility Hudson Valley Community Acupuncture is part of a national growing wellness model aimed at providing quality care for a fraction of the price. It accomplishes this by offering personalized…

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