• Summer Sun Safety with Skinlab

    Like most kids in the summer, I used to spend as much time as I could at the pool. I’d wiggle in anticipation of that first jump in the water while my mom attempted to slather me in sunscreen but as I got older, I wanted the bronzy glow so I’d (current me is cringing) skip the sunscreen and let…

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    Frozen Margarita Pie

    I love looking through Bon Appétit magazine. It’s like walking through an (edible) art museum. In my next life, I imagine I’ll be a chef and food stylist working for the magazine. If you’ve never perused an issue, just pop over to their website and you’ll immediately want to start cooking. When I saw this recipe in Bon Appétit, I…

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    Local Love: Darien Sport Shop

    When I first moved to Connecticut and discovered beautiful downtown Darien, I was instantly in love. I actually worked just around the corner, off Post Road, so I would pass Darien Sport Shop on a daily basis. I never stopped because, well, I didn’t need any sports equipment. I had it in my head that it was just that, sports…

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    Summer Sephora Favorites

    As warmer temps and summer weather is right around the corner, I rounded up some of my Sephora summer favorites and some new-to-me products I’ve tried recently and will absolutely be using this summer. The winner for me is the CC + Nude Glow foundation but it could never replace the love I have for the Supergoop Glow Screen. I…

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    My Experience with Pure Barre

    photo by Frances V. Isaac Photography When I first moved out to the east coast 6 years ago, I took a barre class a studio by my apartment and, well… hated it. Growing up a classically trained ballet dancer, the moves are *just* different enough to really make the learning curve very apparent…and frustrating. I tried to tough it out…

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