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Warm Banana Chocolate Smoothie Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth. Not warm enough? Pour your smoothie into a microwave-safe cup and heat for 15 to 30 seconds, or until it reaches the desired temp.  Ingredients: 1 c unsweetened almond milk, heated in microwave or on stovetop 1 ripe banana 2 Tbsp...

As the holidays quickly approach and you begin to create gift lists, take a moment for yourself and research the latest in beauty innovation. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed with these beauty upgrades!   Dyson’s Supersonic Hair Dryer has high-speed, powerful, brushless digital motor and intelligent heat control for...

La Prairie announced today the finalized renovation of its long-held footprint on the Bloomingdale’s 59th Street beauty floor, which soft-opened earlier this month. This move officially marks the launch of a brand new retail concept for the brand in North America, covering a space of over 530 square feet of...

AN UPDATE FROM LE GUANAHANI SINCE OUR STORY WAS PUBLISHED LAST SUMMER: Built on sunshine and spirit, we are incredibly grateful that the St. Barth’s community has even grown stronger after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. We have come together to start rebuilding our beloved island home to welcome you all back to the Le...

Carillon Miami Wellness Resort Set on the beach, The Carillon Miami is home to a wellness center that offers more than two hundred exercise classes per week; a two-story indoor rock wall; and a spa that features a ‘thermal experience’ of hot and cold areas such as a crystal steam room. Their food and beverage...

Sick of going to a baby shower or a child’s birthday party and not having a clue of what to bring as a gift? I’ve rounded up some of the cutest and most unique gifts any mom-to-be or child will surely adore!   Jellycat Really Big Bashful Bunny, $105 Finn + Emma Play Gym, $135 HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper,...

Spa Week is just a week away, so here’s a quick guide to some of the best and most relaxing spa treatments in Manhattan. From April 17th-23rd indulge in Spa Week’s full service treatments, it’s a wonderful opportunity to try out new spas and luxe spa treatments throughout the city. Trump SoHo’s Moroccan Ritual Manicure...

Tips from weight loss management specialist Dr. Luiza Petre to successful food journaling  When is the last time you were asked what you had for dinner last night, only to think, “I can’t remember what I had for breakfast this morning, let alone last night’s dinner!” Many of us are so busy in our daily...

September is always a tad bittersweet. But, don’t be bitter, bud. If you’ve been paying attention and taking our advice, your mug, mop, and man areas should be in great shape. As we wind down the season, here’s a few more faves to tide you over. ecbc Sparrow Wheeled Garment Bag ec-bc.com If your bag no longer...

Ever since Michael Douglas’s character in Romancing the Stone uttered the word “Cartagena,” the Colombian port city (and, of course, the mythic Joan Wilder) has fascinated me. Sadly, it took me 30 some odd years to visit. What a waste of three decades. Cartagena (notoriously mispronounced by Douglas: the...

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