Heavenly Hot Chocolate

December 3, 2014 Food & Recipes
Decadent Hot Chocolate Recipe3

When I was a kid one of the things I looked forward in the winter was hours of playing outside in the snow then coming inside to a cup of hot chocolate topped with marshmallows that my mom would make. And as an adult, I still crave a good cup of hot chocolate when it’s cold out. There is a place in New York that everybody here knows called City Bakery that is known to have the best hot c …

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5 Things I Want to Buy on Cyber Monday

December 1, 2014 Fab Finds
Acrylic & Brass tray

Gah! It’s Cyber Monday! I have a love-hate relationship with days like today. On black Friday I vowed to not go shopping. I didn’t want to stress myself out in the crowds but then I went out to buy holiday gift wrap and some groceries and was seduced by store window signage. I ended up coming home home with bags full of stuff I love but didn’t need from Banana Republic, Mango and Zara …

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Post-Holiday Detox: Beet, Apple & Mint Juice

November 28, 2014 Food & Recipes
Post Thanksgiving Detox

If you stuffed yourself silly during your holiday celebration here’s a great video tutorial via Everyday Food for a delicious and detoxifying beet, apple and ginger juice. Beet juice is incredibly high in antioxidants and help aid digestion, helps eliminate toxins in the liver and helps improve blood flow as well as lower blood pressure. The mint helps aid digestion and can also help s …

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Giving Thanks

November 27, 2014 Notes from Nicole
Giving Thanks

I just wanted to take a moment to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!!! I hope you have a beautiful day filled with lots of food, booze, family, friends, love and special memories! I also realize that Thanksgiving and the holidays in general may not be an easy time for everyone, especially if you are alone, away from your family or missing loved ones that are no longer here. But just remember …

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