Vivi’s favorite NYC eats

Soooo…… I haven’t posted in a while and I missed my blog. I missed Vivi. In an attempt to get back in the blogging groove, I’m posting my favorite restaurants in the city. Because I started a food blog and I have not been cooking! Here goes my summer 2017 restaurant (or really, in some…

Thrifty in The City

Maintaining a fairly “green” lifestyle when you live by subways, taxis, and other New York critters is not easy. It’s amazing that after about three months of living in NYC that I’ve been able to stay somewhat healthy and not go completely broke. Here are my tips and tricks for staying healthy (on a budget)…

5 Things I Learned About Growing Herbs

Growing herbs on a fire escape can be a bit of a (fun) challenge. Here’s what I learned: 1. Leave a clear path. When I first started my little herb garden, I bought basil and dill from the Union Square Greenmarket, and I thought they looked really pretty on the steps of my fire escape. This…