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My Top 20 Hallmark Christmas Movies + Hallmark’s Christmas in July 2020 Schedule

June 26, 2020

It’s the second most wonderful time of the year! Clearly, by the title of this blog, you know I’m talking about Hallmark’s Christmas in July. I am a hopeless romantic who loves watching lovie dovie movies all year round. Watching Hallmark movies with my girlfriends is by far one of my favorite traditions and pastimes. I never miss it! It’s a time to relax, escape from whatever is…

Lifestyle Wellness

Banana Nut Protein Muffins

May 22, 2020

One of my favorite memories as a kid was baking with my grandmother. As a child of the ’80s and ’90s, we didn’t exactly cook with the healthiest ingredients. I feel like the ’90s were the heyday of bleached flour and refined sugar. Nonetheless, I wanted to give my son the same memories but with a bit less processed sugar! In truth, he still prefers fruit over baked…

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Black Beans Two Different Recipes

May 15, 2020

How many of you have a can or two of black beans in your pantry? I know I do, and just thinking about black beans makes my mouth instantly salivate. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a fan of black beans. They are incredibly versatile and nutritious. All I know is I cannot get enough! Anyone else feel the same? Well, due to COVID-19 and…

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Easy Meal Prep Chicken

May 8, 2020

About a year ago, I started implementing a simple Sunday morning ritual that has absolutely simplified my hectic life. It began with my desire to get my nutrition in order. For years, I’ve been pushing myself hard at the gym and on the pavement, but you probably wouldn’t guess it by looking at me. My son was two and a half, and I was still struggling to lose…

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Fitness Apps During Quarantine

May 5, 2020

Well, here we are, day number…who even knows, I’ve lost count. We’re in this COVID-19 quarantine for the long haul and I’ve realized I’ve completely taken my gym for granted. Those early morning workouts in a large gym, with an unlimited amount of equipment and space, feel like fond memories that we won’t get back anytime soon. On to a brave new world.   For the past three…

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HydraFacial: The Paramount of Facials!

January 19, 2020

My go-to facial by far is the HydraFacial. Why you ask? Because the HydraFacial treatment has many health benefits that my skin desperately needs and it deeply cleanses and rejuvenates my skin with absolutely no downtime or side effects. I swear by this treatment! If you’ve never heard of HydraFacial, let me give you a quick rundown. It’s a multi-step resurfacing facial treatment that helps thoroughly cleanses and…

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Philly Fashion Blogger: Escape the Cold Wearing Fabulous Resort Wear from HIHO

December 3, 2018

The holidays are upon us, and as cooler temperatures arrive, we start dreaming about sunny beaches and icy drinks with tiny umbrellas. More specific, the resort vacation! Am I right? Planning the perfect vacation is essential; although, having a fabulous wardrobe while on vacation is just as important. Once your vacation is planned, it’s time to execute the refresh of your resort wear and make sure it is…

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Easy Pumpkin Muffins and Pumpkin Bread

November 15, 2018

I love cooking scrumptious baked goods at the house. The delicious aroma fills the house and nothing beats eating a warm, moist pumpkin muffin right after it’s been freshly baked (be sure to cool before eating). Over the years, I started adding baked goods into my routine and that seems to make people wanting more…especially my husband. My wonderful mother-in-law gave me a couple of recipes that were…

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The Power and Strength Behind Fighting Pretty

October 17, 2018

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to share with you a company that is making women feel extra strong and beautiful while they fight against cancer. First, Cancer F**KING sucks! Furthermore, every time I hear or think of the word cancer, tears immediately run down my face. I’m sure each of you reading this can think of someone in your life who has dealt with…

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Philly Fashion Blogger: Work Appropriate Event Dresses

August 28, 2018

As many of you know, I work in the meetings and events industry, which makes attending events somewhat of a norm. From fundraisers, galas, award ceremonies, networking events, conferences, tradeshows, business dinners, themed events, VIP events…I think you get the idea. Since I attend so many events throughout the year, I’m always making sure I present myself (and my company) well, and of course, in style. When you…