2017: End of the Year Wrap-Up


Victoria’s Secret #PinkSnowedInn Pop-Up Shop

When New York City is your playground, there’s no shortage of fun activities to get into, especially around the holidays. Here’s my end of the year wrap-up for my top 5 events. If you follow me on instagram, you already know I love to attend the latest pop-up shops and best of all they’re usually FREE! December 2017 was the best time for pop-up shops and events as most of them were generally holiday themed and attendees received prizes.

In the photo above, I had the chance to attend the Victoria’s Secret #PinkSnowedInn which was tons of fun! Guests received FREE hot chocolate, bath bombs, photo opportunities, PINK book bags and much more.

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Holiday Beauty on a Budget with Kiss Gel Fantasy Nails!


The holiday season means spending more time with family, friends and co-workers at various parties and other outings. I don’t know about you, but when it comes to stepping out into the holiday season at any function, I like for my outer appearance to scream chic and together. Now that doesn’t mean overspending on a new wardrobe. It means taking the time to add little touches that can instantly take your look up a notch. Enter Kiss Gel Fantasy nails and Ardell Lashes.

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Yankee Candle Pop-up Shop #CandlePowerNYC


Yankee Candle pop-up shop

Have you ever wanted to create a customized candle or discover your own personalized candle scent? Well now you can at NYC’s Yankee Candle #CandlePowerNYC pop-up shop in Soho, NY! This interactive pop-up shop is full of instagrammable photo opportunities, candle shopping and so much more.

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Momtrends Holiday Winter Soiree


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A few weeks ago I was invited to the annual Momtrends holiday soiree! I had the opportunity to connect with some amazing brands and also catch up with my fellow NYC bloggers. The party was amazing and featured so many great gift-giving ideas. So if you’re like me and have no idea on where to start for holiday gifts, keep reading.

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HGTV Presents Santa HQ at Queens Center Mall


Can you believe that Christmas 2017 is only 5 THURSDAYS AWAY?! Yes, I know that we didn’t even get through Thanksgiving, but now’s the time to get a jumpstart on those gift lists and of course visit the big man himself–SANTA!! The holidays truly bring out the child in me and I couldn’t wait to attend the HGTV Interactive Santa HQ Workshop at Queens Center Mall.

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Back To School Beauty Bag Trends with Glossier


Can you believe the summer is pretty much over and it’s time for another school year?! As a mom and educator, a new school year always symbolizes a new start–especially when it comes to beauty items. As the seasons change, there are a few rules to keep in mind to keep your skin at its best.

Rule number 1: it’s very important to check the expiration dates on your beauty items.

Rule number 2: decide what products to keep or toss.

Rule number 3:change up your makeup and/or skincare according to either the cooler or warmer temperatures.

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Women’s Health Magazine Hamptons Party


I’ve lived in NYC my entire 30+ years of living and I’ll be the first one to admit that I’ve never been to the Hamptons. I’ve always wanted to “summer” there, or go on a quick weekend getaway to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, but I’ve never made the effort to actually venture there. Well this summer changed all that when I was invited by a beauty blogger pal to the annual Women’s Health Magazine soiree.


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Camp Goodnites Nighttime Underwear with The Moms


If you have children, you know that bed wetting is something that you may have to face as your child grows up. While every child is different, if you’re dealing with a child that is experiencing bedwetting, I’ve learned some helpful tips from The Moms, Tamera Mowry-Housley and Dr. Heather Wittenberg at the Camp Goodnites Nighttime Underwear event!

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