Catherine's NYC Staycation

How many times have you explored the city that you live in? You know, went somewhere new and just had fun or relaxed without the pressures of checking your inbox for a few hours. Very rarely do we take the time to enjoy moments of pleasure in our own city. I’ve been living in New York for almost four years and there are still so many things I haven’t done. So when Catherine’s decided to surprise four bloggers with a NYC staycation I gladly excepted.

Staycations are actually quite simple to plan and can save you lots of money on expensive plane tickets and car rentals. But what you don’t want to do is stay in your hotel room the whole weekend. So here’s a few ideas for you to help you plan your next staycation in New York.  View Full Post

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Blogging just might be the hardest thing you’ll ever do. There are tons of blueprints available at your disposable but it’s really easy to get confused and just say forget this crap. Being a blogger means late nights and early mornings, but if you work hard it also means free clothes and trips around the world. Here’s six things I’ve learned in the past six years about successful blogging. And I promise you, if you are not doing these things…your blog probably sucks!
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I’m never surprised at the trolls. They are everywhere. There is a segment of our society that has a hard time embracing the idea that curvy girls have a right to wear what they want to wear. Hell! Everyone has the right to wear what they want. Society wants to tell us to cover up and hide our bodies. I ain’t here for it. So I am encouraging you to look and feel great at any size. View Full Post

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The good news: you’re putting sunscreen on yourself and your kids.

The bad news: you might be doing it all wrong.

When you don’t apply sunscreen correctly it provides far less protection than you need from the harmful sun damage. Here’s the seven most common mistakes people make when putting on sunscreen–and what you should do instead! View Full Post