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) in a big city: 1. Go to all of the … Continue reading Thrifty in The City

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 only lasted a short time before I realized this is … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned About Growing Herbs

Oatmeal Cookie Dough Protein Smoothie

If you’ve ever wanted dessert for breakfast, then I have a treat for you! Maybe I’m longing for the cookies from my Healthier Desserts after Your Next Holiday Party post, or maybe I’m just over the New Years Resolutions craze (because we should strive to be healthy everyday?!) Enter – Oatmeal Cookie Dough Protein Smoothie. This recipe was inspired by Amanda’s Oatmeal Cookie Dough Smoothie over at … Continue reading Oatmeal Cookie Dough Protein Smoothie

Five Awesome Yoga Poses for Hard Workers

“We’ve all heard how too much sitting can take a toll on your health and well-being. Even sitting for twenty minutes at a time can really do a lot of damage.” Five Best Stretches for Desk Sitters, Bike Riders and Everyone in Between: Thanks! I’d love to hear what you think about these stretches in the comments section! Continue reading Five Awesome Yoga Poses for Hard Workers

How to Be Mindful

If you know me or even just follow my blog, you know I LOVE posting pictures via social media on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and my favorite, Instagram. I am picture-obsessed. Almost everything I do, from walking outside to my car to cooking dinner, I always have the urge to set up my surroundings, find the perfect lighting, and snap photos. So, you can only imagine … Continue reading How to Be Mindful