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July Fashion Feature: Red, White & Blue

By: Linz Bordner, Megan Deppen and Christi Shingara Tis the season for red, white, and blue fashion to show off your patriotic side. Sure, the Fourth of July has passed, but this classic color combination can be worn all summer long!

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The Greenhouse at Tarry Hall

*By: Linz Bordner* My wonderful mother-in-law, Lois, agreed to let us film her awe-inspiring greenhouse and answer some questions about what influenced the design along with providing us some tips and tricks on how she grows and maintains a plentiful array of herbs. If that wasn’t enough, she even prepared several herb-infused dishes and drinks…

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Food is Life: The Culinary Institute of America

*By: Megan Deppen and Christi Shingara* Photo: Christi Shingara Photo: Megan Deppen Recently we had the pleasure of experiencing The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY and it was a real treat! CIA was founded in 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut by the New Haven Restaurant Association and was led by Frances…

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Exclusive Interview: Nina Weller – Weller Event Designs

*By: Megan Deppen* For our May interview feature, I had the opportunity to talk with my beautiful friend, Nina Weller, about her event and design planning business, Weller Event Designs. We discussed everything from how she got started to how the business has had to pivot during the pandemic and so much more. Check out…

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Exclusive Interview: Shantell Robertson – Get Your Chic On

*By: Christi Shingara* I recently had the opportunity to talk with Shantell Robertson, who is the creator of the popular fashion blog Get Your Chic On. She shares with us the inspiration behind her blog and her must have pieces for spring. We also touch on topics from the Royals to spring trends according to Vogue's fashion guru Anna…

Exclusive Interview: Lynann Escatel – Pilates and ELODA Instructor

*By: Christi Shingara* I recently had the opportunity to interview Lynann Escatel who is a certified Pilates and ELDOA instructor. We discuss the specifics of these exercise methods, the health benefits they provide and how they compare to other exercise disciplines. We also dive into the history of these methods. I certainly learned a lot…

It’s a Love Game! 💕

*By: Linz Bordner* Ahhh Valentine’s Day...It seems to be one of those love or hate kind of holidays and, of course, true American commercialism at its finest. Based on your romantic status, it’s a day you either immensely enjoy or would like to forget about altogether. If you have a significant other, you probably look…

Exclusive Interview: Cat Pierce and The Wandering Star Tarot Card Deck

*By: Christi Shingara* I recently got the chance to interview the very lovely and talented Cat Pierce who is an accomplished singer/songwriter and half of the sister duo, The Pierces. Their music has been featured on numerous TV shows, most notably the song “Secret”, which is the theme song for the popular TV series Pretty…

Top Ten Reasons You’re Over 2020

*By: Linz Bordner* It was one of the most terrible and memorable years of all time. Are we ready for it to be in the books? HELL YES! Here are the Top Ten reasons we are absolutely over 2020... TOP TEN REASONS YOU'RE OVER 2020 10. YOU HAVE MORE MASKS THAN UNDERWEAR. 9. IF YOU…

Exclusive Interview: Lindsay Nathanson, Sprinkles For Breakfast

*By: Megan Deppen* I'm very excited to announce our first video interview with Lindsay Nathanson, who is the creator of the popular baking blog, Sprinkles for Breakfast! I first discovered Lindsay a few years ago when she was featured on Lauren Conrad's blog. Her beautiful desserts definitely caught my eye, so I decided to make her…