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Post Traumatic Growth! Healing Modalities We Love. by Mary

By |March 9th, 2020|MIND & BODY, UNCATEGORIZED|

Most of us are familiar with PTSD- post traumatic stress disorder, a diagnosis that is given for some in the aftermath of a traumatic event. Trauma can range from abuse of any kind, the loss of a relationship through death, divorce or breaking up, a severe illness, essentially any situation where on some level you ...


Naada Guerra on Staying Authentic and Grounded over the Holidays!

By |December 21st, 2015|MIND & BODY|

Naada Guerra is one of our closest friends and also one of our most trusted and effective healers.  We have a session with her every few months to really clear the crap and focus our energies on what we DO want!  We asked her how to stay in our best selves this holiday season, below ...


Make these healthy and delish Pumpkin Sweet Potato Muffins!

By |December 17th, 2015|EAT & DRINK|

I love to bake and I love having Ever, my two and a half year old son, "help" me!  It's a fun activity and he is so proud of the outcome.  These Pumpkin Sweet Potato Muffins are our latest and greatest concoction!  They are tasty and also quite good for you made with Organic Maple ...


Hotel Spotlight: The Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino, Canada!

By |July 7th, 2015|TRAVEL|

The Wickaninnish Inn is a magical and historical spot on the tip of Vancouver Island in Tofino, BC, Canada.  It is one of those rare properties that offers luxury while truly embracing and celebrating the local (and magnificent!) environment.  I know, it sounds cheesy, but it's true!  After three nights in a delightful rental house ...


Where the mountains meet the sea. Tofino, BC, Canada!

By |July 1st, 2015|TRAVEL|

Every year Napper and I go on an anniversary trip just the two of us (except for last year when the little man accompanied us to France!).  We always go somewhere we've never been together and we try to go for at least a week, although with a child at home with his grandmother and ...


Mini Retreat Recap: An Afternoon of Astrology!

By |June 22nd, 2015|RETREATS|

We had a dazzling and educational time with a group of amazing women a few weeks ago for an afternoon of astrology!  Danielle Beinstein, an astrologer with a psychological slant, and Rose Theodora, a color astrologer, led our group in two illuminating workshops.  There is much more to astrology than just "your sign!"  Who knew?  ...


Mary goes knee to knee with Jill Kargman of Bravo’s “Odd Mom Out,” Premiering Monday on Bravo!!

By |June 5th, 2015|HOME|

1. Jill!  You are a mother of THREE ;) a bestselling author and soon to be a TV star with your new show, “Odd Mom Out.”  Can you tell us a bit about the show? ODD MOM OUT is Bravo's first scripted comedy! It's about NYC's upper east side stay-at-home mom scene with exercise, juice-fast addicted ...


On my own in NYC for a whole day (and a half)!

By |June 1st, 2015|TRAVEL|

I was just back for a blissful two-ish days on my own in NYC on my way to and from my high school reunion.  Luckily, I have my mother's apartment in Soho as a home base- if I didn't, I would have loved to have checked out the Ludlow or maybe found a cute place ...


Q + A with Mom and Co-Founder of PRIMARY, Galyn Bernard! Cute kids clothes for $25 or less.

By |April 1st, 2015|HOME, KIDS|

Ever rocking his awesome green Primary shorts, $16. Primary is a brand new (they launched yesterday!!) online clothing shop for kids where everything is $25 or less.  Our good friend, Galyn Bernard and Christina Carbonell, two moms and business whizzes were fed up with not being able to find cute, quality, affordable kids clothing for ...


Gems, minerals and magic from Leif!

By |March 30th, 2015|STYLE & BEAUTY|

Our friends at goop have the best taste and we found our new favorite online store, Leif through them.  We're quite taken with all of Leif's offerings and were compelled to order some new jewels-- "with mystical and spiritual powers" after reading their breakdown of gems and their properties.  Why not look cool and chic ...