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The One Where I’ve lived in NYC for a Year

This is a week of significant anniversaries for me. Yesterday was Tinker’s 10th birthday. Today is the 1 year anniversary of my official relationship with New York City. (And the anniversary of my college graduation….comes afterwaaaaaa[autotune]aaarrrds… Sorry.) Anyway. That’s right. … Continue reading

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Come on down, come on down, it’s cookie time!

Ahh, that special time of year. Everyone’s happier and a little more satisfied. Maybe a little fatter and a little more lethargic, but no one’s judging anyone about it, because we all understand. That’s right. It’s Girl Scout cookie time. … Continue reading

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If you give a girl a sugar-free cookie recipe while she’s on a sugar detox….

…She’ll spend a half hour trying to crack open a coconut. When it’s not even necessary. So, Friday night, I had my health consultation with Chelsea. It was nice to chat with her, and I’m considering doing one of her … Continue reading

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Day 3: The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Today was a little more challenging. It started out fine. I had a banana and ONE (really!) cup of tea (only one cup because I was on a conference call and couldn’t get up to refill my tea). Around 11, … Continue reading

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Sugar Detox: Day 2

Still on the wagon! The minty cucumber salad I made last night was delicious. Today, I had a cup* of Earl Grey tea in the morning, some grapes and turkey and swiss cheese for breakfast (at work we have some … Continue reading

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Oh, sugar, sugar detox

Since I moved here, I’ve developed a really unhealthy relationship with sugar. There are amazing cupcake stores all over the city, Starbucks on every corner, and candy jars at work that are replenished every few days. On Friday afternoons at … Continue reading

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Jam!

My first job out of college was a marketing internship at Jarden Home Brands. While that name may not ring a bell for many people, the products might- Ball and Kerr Jars, Diamond brand toothpicks, plastic cutlery, and matches (I’m … Continue reading

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