My Favorite Teas For Beautiful Skin

For every mood, there's a tea to match. At least that's how it is in our household. I have several tea rituals, including a calming nighttime blend in the PM that I share with my husband and an invigorating green tea in the AM. I also rotate five floral blossoms into my tea routine that are distinctly different in flavor, however all are wonderful for the skin. You're probably already drinking a couple of them, and if you aren't you'll definitely want to start adding them to your beauty regimen after reading this guide.

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Holiday Style for a Weekend Upstate: Banana Republic

I absolutely love celebrating the holidays in NYC. Ever year, Manhattan is transformed into a wonderland of iconic experiences like the tree lighting at Rockefeller Plaza, the first snowfall in Central Park and ice skating at Bryant Park. This year, however, we decided to take the celebration upstate in honor of our new home nestled in the woods. In preparation for the first snowfall of the season, I packed my most stylish yet comfortable faux winter furs from Banana Republic to stay cozy and warm in Woodstock.

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How To Get Rid of Negative Energy After The Holidays

If you're the designated host for the holidays this year, then you're probably thinking about the menu, gifts, decorations, as well as the family and friends you'll be entertaining around your dinner table. It's a truly special time of year full of warmth, love and happiness. On the flip side, we all know the toll entertaining can take on the host once the dust settles and your guests bid you farewell.  That's why I always clear my space with a sage smudge stick after a holiday soiree, so I can restore the calm energy of my home. 

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Strawberry, Tocos & Almond Morning Milk

I'm going to get straight to the point: if you aren't drinking strawberry almond milk in the morning, then you're missing out on one of life's greatest wonders. OK, so this might be an exaggeration, but as someone who was never into strawberry milk as a child, I'm obsessed with it in my adulthood.  I hope you enjoy the simple energy boosting grown up version.

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My Fall Must-Haves: Banana Republic

That mild chill in the air can mean only one thing: it's Fall in NYC!  I've always been a summer-loving girl, but for some reason, this year, I couldn't wait for the arrival of Autumn.  I longed for cooler temps and lightweight, cozy knits, but most of all I couldn't wait for the joys of layering! So when I spotted the Life In Motion jacket in Banana Republic's New Arrivals, I knew it would be my go-to coat of the season. 

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Vegan Dinner: Purple & Yellow Quinoa Salad

If you're like me, then you're always trying to find ways to jazz up that quinoa we always seem to have on hand.  You know what I'm talking about, right? While it's simple to make and super versatile, sometimes I find myself making the same quinoa and kale salad day after day.  So I decided to undergo a quinoa makeover starting with a stunning, tasty combo featuring summer fresh tomatoes, purple carrots, radicchio, fennel and tangy tahini.  

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How To Make A Rose Inspired Champagne Garnish

I've had a longstanding love affair with everything rose-related for quite some time now.  So it's no surprise that when it came time to create a signature cocktail for our rehearsal dinner, I immediately started brainstorming how to incorporate one of my favorite all-purpose blooms with another one of my favorites: champagne!

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