5 Tips for Falling into Autumn… Gracefully

Originally posted on mbeewell:
It’s officially fall, which means it’s time to take a look back at summer, embrace the memories, and then embrace the present – chilly nights, sweaters, root vegetables, and all. As much as I love summer’s hot nights, muggy days, and piercing sun, there’s something about fall’s crisp air that reinvigorates you after the lazy, hazy days of summer. The sun… Continue reading 5 Tips for Falling into Autumn… Gracefully

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

The Perks of Waking up Early

Waking up before 6 am can be a challenge. At this time, you probably still want to rest your head on your soft cushiony pillow and lay beneath the covers just a few more minutes. Soon those minutes turn into hours and it’s already 8 am. You have to get ready fast, smear some mascara on your lashes, inhale your breakfast, and run out the … Continue reading The Perks of Waking up Early

The Healing Powers of Yoga: Eleonora’s Personal Journey

After taking Eleonora’s Yoga Flow class at a local studio in my area, I was intrigued by her style and approach to yoga. Within the first two minutes of class, I found out she is a native from Milan, Italy. Beyond her obvious grace and beauty, she has a wide range of fitness certifications. She has even created workshops that are in harmony with her mission and goals in … Continue reading The Healing Powers of Yoga: Eleonora’s Personal Journey

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Low Carb, High Protein Breakfast & Brunch

As a family, we had a lot to celebrate this weekend. Birthdays, good news, and the end of a brutally cold mid-winter race. So, of course, we ate brunch. A lot of it. Side note: This post is all about brunch. If you don’t like brunch, then, I’m sorry but we really can’t be friends. After the Manasquan mid-winter beach run/walk, we ran even faster to a breakfast … Continue reading Low Carb, High Protein Breakfast & Brunch