I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


Dance and yoga websites are my new gym

July 29, 2009

I've got great work-out solutions. Do it online! Here are two great sites, one for yoga lessons, the other for salsa dance lessons. I swear by them both.

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Beauty-on-a-budget: home pedicure solution

July 21, 2009

I know it's a recession because I've stopped getting pedicures. But my feet still look good, thanks to a very simple little foot smooth that costs only a few bucks.

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Getting my body back with hard-core rolfing

July 6, 2009

When I have back problems and other aches, the first person I contact is rolfer Cathy Allen. She's my emergency room & preventative medicine.

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My recipe for the best sesame noodles ever

July 4, 2009

I'm known for my incredible sesame noodles. My recipe is fast, easy, delicious and inexpensive. Make this crowd-pleaser for less than $5.

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How and where to eat Vietnamese food

May 26, 2009

Thai Son is a great place to eat authentic Vietnamese food in Chinatown. My cousins, who are from Vietnam took me there and showed me all the ways to wrap, roll and chew on this tasty cuisine. It's one of the few places they'll go to when they're not in the mood to do their own cooking.

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Decorating: Turn $5 tag sale chandeliers into keepers

May 12, 2009

I love tag sales. They supply me with the raw material to create pretty stuff. My two chandeliers are among my favorite finds. They were a mess when I bought them but I fixed them up really nice. Have a look!

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Pete Hamill chats about love, writing & more

April 12, 2009

The eponymous New York newspaperman Pete Hamill also teaches at NYU's journalism department. He visited with my class and shared tons of wisdom about life and writing.

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