Pizza & wine are all you need

“All you need is love, all you need is love, All you need is love, love. Love is all you need.” – The Beatles Do you have a favorite food that you love? If you’re human, you probably do. And it’s probably something delicious made with real butter, sugar, and the good kind of fat….

Why New York is Better than Los Angeles

“When its 100 degrees in New York, it’s 72 in Los Angeles. When its 30 degrees in New York, in Los Angeles it’s still 72. However, there are 6 million interesting people in New York, and only 72 in Los Angeles.” – Neil Simon New York City is the greatest city in the world. After…

3 Quick & Easy Breakfast Recipes

I’ve got three (+1!) recipes for you this hot, sweltering Sunday and for the week ahead. If you don’t want to leave your bed or comfy couch to go out to brunch it’s really ok. I’ve got you. Stay in and make one of these recipes: 1. Protein Pancakes – there are many ways to…

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)…

The Beginning of a New Beginning

As you may have seen in my previous posts, Vivi moved to the city! New York City! Follow my adventures, recipes, and fairytales in the big city on here and on my Instagram @vivieimpara 🙂 Love always, Elizabeth Kate

Become a Warrior

If you haven’t heard yet, Ode to the Moon is a growing, welcoming, and supportive community that is bringing awareness to the issue of domestic violence.    Eleonora, who I was lucky enough to personally interview on my post, “The Healing Powers of Yoga:Eleonora’s Personal Journey” boldly created a photo yoga project called Breaking Open. What is Breaking…

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…

Tropical Mango Salsa to Put You in the Summer Mindset

There’s nothing like the taste of fresh tropical fruit, refreshing drinks, and sea salt that sends me back to carefree beach days. In the pursuit of warmer weather, I made fish tacos and mango salsa. The perfect combination for a date night (or any night really). Check out the recipe, below. But first, here’s how we celebrated…