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Activyst: Cute Sports Bags For A Great Cause (CFC Spotlight Thursdays)

Exercise and sports work wonders for young girls: improving their physical health, giving them self-confidence & making them less susceptible to negative social pressures. Knowing this, the founders of Activyst,  a new active bag company, are using their collection of fashionable … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Get Your Body Ready for Summer NOW! (“Summer Starts Now” Series)

I know that we’re in March, but summer is actually JUST around the corner. Yes, that’s right, I said summer!  So if you’ve fallen behind on your New Year’s fitness Resolutions, here are 3 tips on how to get beach-ready … Continue reading

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Review of Jamie Eason’s LiveFit 12-Week Trainer (Week 5)

Phase 2 is here and cardio’s back! And let me tell you, I couldn’t be happier. Want to hear about this new Phase and how it’s going for me?

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Staying Fit in a Relationship: An Interview w/a Fit Couple (CFC Valentine’s Spotlight Thursday)

Happy Valentine’s Day! And what better way to celebrate than with an interview of a super fit couple? My friends Sarah and Celester are in love with each other and with fitness, mastering high-intensity Beachbody programs & Bikram yoga. I … Continue reading

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When Your Bridesmaid Dress Doesn’t Fit (3 Tips to Fitting In)

Okay, so recently I had a bit of a panic attack. I was a bridesmaid in a wedding last week for a college friend of mine. Imagine my horror when just 3 days before the wedding, the dress did. not. … Continue reading

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How To Make the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg (3 Quick Steps)

It may seem simple, but I actually think that making hard-boiled eggs -really good hardboiled eggs- is hard! I usually don’t make my Cobb salads with hard-boiled eggs, but got a special request from my fiance to add them in … Continue reading

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NYC Marathon Runners & Volunteers Sound Off on Cancellation (CFC Opinion)

As many of you have probably heard by now, the NYC Marathon was cancelled last night by Mayor Bloomberg, given intense public pressure to focus NYC resources on Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Over 40,000 runners were set to participate in … Continue reading

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Making Healthy Mexican Food w/Dos Caminos Corp Exec Chef, Ivy Stark! (CFC Spotlight Thursdays)

I got an email a while back from Dos Caminos (the gods must have been smiling on me!) about a small cooking demo that would be taking place in honor of Mexican Independence Day. The demo was being led by … Continue reading

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Lentil Stew w/ Smoked Turkey, Carrots & Leeks (Healthy & Diabetic-Friendly Recipe #16)

Fall is upon us and with colder weather comes a craving for hearty soups & stews! 🙂 Check out this lentil soup recipe that I tried out from FoodNetwork.com! I made a few tweaks to their recipe though; I subbed … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Am I Too Young To Get a Mammogram? (CFC Opinion)

Hope you had a great weekend! This weekend was the Avon Breast Cancer Walk in NYC, so in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to do a quick post on mammograms, when we ladies should get them & … Continue reading

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