February 2011

Ballerina Chic

by Janelle 02.25.2011

I am a huge fan of ballerina flats. Like all New Yorkers, I am running around the city all day on trains and buses, marching up and down stairs and strolling endless city blocks. In order to keep my sanity (and not injure myself), I have to wear flats while in transit and tote around […]

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Fluffy & Healthy Cottage Cheese Pancakes

by Janelle 02.18.2011
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I love this recipe because I adore pancakes, but I never choose them because they can usually run up some serious calories. I finally found the perfect recipe that is both healthy and satisfying. This recipe from Mark Bittman uses cottage cheese to add fluffiness and creaminess as well as a healthy dose of protein […]

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Spring 2011 Trend Alert – White is Right!

by Janelle 02.16.2011

The Spring 2011 runways were overflowing with stunning all-white outfits and accessories. Timelessly chic and cool, white is a hot new trend for Spring and Summer. Pair a white blouse with shorts and pop of color in your designer bag and you are good to go! Designers will always love the minimalist look, so it’s […]

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Want Lush, Voluminous Knock-Him-Dead Lashes? Skip the Designer Brands and Get This.

by Janelle 02.15.2011

I’ve tried all of the most expensive mascaras on the market – Dior Diorshow, Lancome, Chanel, Givenchy, and countless more. Beauty experts have been touting drugstore mascara for decades, claiming it is just as good if not better than the expensive designer brands. And they are right! My absolute favorite is CoverGirl Lash Blast – […]

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Praise for Almond Milk

by Janelle 02.14.2011

Have you tried Almond Milk yet? If you haven’t, you are in for a delicious and nutritious treat! There are several alternatives to cow’s milk out there (soy milk being the most popular), but almond milk is slowly emerging as one of the tastiest choices. With half the calories of regular milk, it’s a fantastic […]

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Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for HER!

by Janelle 02.10.2011

Still stumped on what to get your lady for Valentine’s Day? I got you covered. Check out these chic finds that I guarantee she will love. All available to grab in NYC or with free rush shipping online! Where to Buy: Narciso Rodriguez available at Saks or Sephora Setai Club & Spa Wall Street, NY, […]

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Turn Your Bathroom Into a Chic and Zen Spa With This ONE Addition

by Janelle 02.09.2011

So I’ve had this candle in my bathroom and I swear I feel like I’m relaxing in a posh spa! It’s called Eucalyptus Mint from Bath & Body Works and I guarantee it will transform you bathroom. The mix of velvety eucalyptus and crisp mint is incredibly refreshing and envelops the room with an ambiance […]

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Cupcakes For Your Valentine… And a Recipe From One of the Most Famous Cupcake Bakeries in the World

by Janelle 02.09.2011
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Have you made your Valentine’s Day desserts yet? As part of my selection of Valentine’s Day treats, I always love to include a classic and simple moist yellow cupcake with a smooth and fluffy buttercream frosting. This famous recipe is fantastic and the fun part is the decorating. Color your frosting pink and top with […]

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Dreaming of Spring… Check out my favorite Resort 2011 pieces available now!

by Janelle 02.08.2011

It may be frigid out, but your favorite designers have already started rolling out this year’s Spring collections. I picked out a few pre-spring pieces to get you excited about the season to come. Going away this spring? Grab these warm-weather pieces now for your sun-filled getaway! Where to Buy: Loeffler Randall Wedges, available here […]

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Healthy Turkey Meatballs

by Janelle 02.07.2011
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Think turkey meatballs are bland and lack flavor? Not my recipe. These turkey meatballs are oozing with flavor and will change your mind completely! Overflowing with fresh parsley and garlic and a surprise crunch from toasted pine nuts, these meatballs are healthy and delicious. I made them tonight and served over brown rice with a […]

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