Road Trip! 20 Things to Keep in Your Car

Sponsored Post Many of my childhood summers included a seriously long trip from NYC to the Jersey shore. A five hundred mile car ride often included boredom and car sickness. I distinctly remember watching for rest stops, just dying for the chance to stretch my legs and get some cold water. Now that I’m older, my sister and I have…
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Re-embracing Yoga for National Yoga Month

*This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com* For years yoga was my favorite fitness activity. I loved being able to stretch my body and work my muscles in a relaxing environment. Then it sort of fell by the wayside, I turned to more exuberant forms of workout because my goals were weight loss instead of maintenance. How wrong I was. People…
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Surviving Those Manic Mondays with Mamma Chia (GIVEAWAY)

Mondays are classically the worst day of the week. This semester my Mondays are especially tedious – I leave home before most people in my house are awake, and I arrive home when everybody is getting ready to sleep. Keeping my energy levels up and not crashing during these sort of days is a challenge. I do my best to…
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How to Actually Save Money on Textbooks this Semester

I can’t believe it’s time to head back to school already! To be fair, I’ve been wishing it was the fall all summer. I am not a big fan of sweltering heat, and the city has this great way of making you feel like you’re stuck in a crockpot with the lid on. I was literally melting this Monday during…
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NYC’s L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates

I recently was dismayed to discover that one of my favorite chocolate shops, Xocolatti, had closed down their brick and mortar and moved their location strictly online. The joys of having a local chocolatier often include being able to view the chocolates in person, question a shop keeper about their contents and flavors, and occasionally sample the chocolates before committing…
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