Year of living dangerously: 9 personal highlights of 2016

 2016 is going down in history as one of the more brutal years we’ve endured in recent memory. Shootings become part of a less sensational … Read the rest



BeeFIVE: 5 Reasons to treat Back to School like New Years

What is it about fall that just seems to change everything? It’s a subtle breeze, a new mood, and of course in today’s world, lots … Read the rest



One Less Lonely Girl on the Island: A Manhattan Engagement

I’ve been meaning to share my exciting news ever since the new year began. I think my hesitance mostly stems from a desire to keep … Read the rest



Youth in Review ~ A look back at 2013 and A Happy New Year Ahead

It’s the time of year when we all talk about change, and reflect on what we’ve done. Some people make videos, other’s post on Facebook, … Read the rest



The Kissing Game~ or How to Be Totally #Kissable with Avon

What gives you Kissable Lips?  The Kissing Game by styleisland on Polyvore There are 3 words you can say to any girl, and she’ll likely … Read the rest



How much do I Know Thee, let me count the ways OR Carnal Knowledge…

Recently I overheard a couple’s conversation behind me in  Starbucks. It went a little something like this. Guy- “Oh no, nooo, I don’t want the … Read the rest



An Island Divided~ How Hurricane Sandy split a city in half and brought it back together

When I think of New York, and the island I’ve inhabited for almost 32 years, I think of a big city with a small community. … Read the rest



Don't Sweat the Fall Stuff… or What makes Fall the most fashionable, favorite season on the Island

Ella Fitzgerald said it best;’ Autumn in new york, The gleaming rooftops at sundown, Oh, autumn in new york, It lifts you up when you … Read the rest



With this Update, I thee wed…. The state of facebook and relationships

For our 6 month anniversary, my boyfriend and I jokingly accepted each other’s friend request. This seems crazy, but this is the tamest way I’ve seen it done. … Read the rest



Ginger Snaps… The trials and tribulations of natural redheads

Nothing strikes more ambivalence in the hearts of men and women alike then that of the rise of the ginger, more specifically, the natural redheads. … Read the rest