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August 14, 2019 Read This: Three Women

LET’S TALK ABOUT SEX. The result of 8 years of reporting, Lisa Taddeo’s book Three Women braids together the accounts of a trio of American women who were willing to give the author untrammeled access to their most intimate thoughts. Although the book has a clear objective — to examine the private lives of modern…

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August 13, 2019 My Go-To Vampire Facialist

If you follow me on Instagram stories, you know I recently received a Vampire Facial with Rachel Loren — my go-to Boca Raton-based medical aesthetician and laser technician (that’s her — the total boss babe in bold red lipstick photographed above). Celebs like Kim Kardashian are fans of the facial, which might look quite scary,…

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August 12, 2019 Read This: City of Girls

The glamour! The grit! The mayhem! The FUN! I just wrapped up my FAVORITE book of this summer — City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert. And yes, we’re talking about the same author behind the #1 New York Times bestsellers Eat Pray Love and The Signature of all Things. In a nutshell, City of Girls…

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July 30, 2019 Read This: The Chain

The only way to get back your child is to abduct another child.  WHATTTTTT. Yes, that is psychotic premise of Adrian McKinty’s thriller, The Chain. Nightmarish in every sense of the word, this tome will have you sitting at the edge of your seat and begging for your mama. I finished it within days and…

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July 24, 2019 The Skinny on Skinnylish

Facts: I’ve been searching high and low for a fresh (operative word), healthy, clean, low-calorie and gluten-free food delivery service in Miami for ages. My experience with meal delivery services are they’re often defrosting and soggy upon delivery which grosses me out. Ew. But thanks to the Instagram Gods, Chef Jessica Sztulwark-Eliav of Skinnylish reached…

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July 23, 2019 Love is in the HAIR

For me, love is in the HAIR. In fact, a good blowout can improve my mood quicker than you can say the word, “frizz.” Le duh. When my glam fairy Franecia can’t make it to my house (#InDemandAF), my go-to spot for a solid blowout is LAHH Salon in Surfside, Florida. For you beauty buffs,…

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July 12, 2019 Swim Week Cheat Sheet

Barely-there bikinis, deep-golden spray tans, taut models — oh my! —Miami Swim Week returns July 11th through July 16th. Swim Week is the premiere event in the world for the swimwear industry and brings with it a number of annual events peppered throughout Miami Beach and beyond. And fret not as there are events open-to-the…

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July 5, 2019 Everything You Need to Know about Cape May, New Jersey

As a Cape May, New Jersey native for 42 years, I know “America’s Oldest Seashore Resort” like the back of my hand. Yes, Cape May is, technically, on the Jersey Shore but it’s the antithesis of the Jersey Shore you see on MTV — instead of nightclubs and tanning parlors, you’ll find Victorian mansions, horse-drawn…

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July 1, 2019 Read This: We Were Mothers

  For a twisty novel surrounding a missing young woman, an unfaithful husband, and the dark secret that will destroy two “perfect” families, read We Were Mothers by Katie Sise. In a nutshell: A scandalous revelation is about to devastate a picturesque town where the houses are immaculate and the neighbors are tightly knit. Devoted…

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June 27, 2019 *adds “restaurateur” to resumé*

{Loveshackfancy dress, Lizzie Fortunato belt, Alexandre Birman sandals, Celine sunnies} Finally! My family’s Cape May, New Jersey-based restaurant — The Pier House — is finally re-opening with a complete modern-yet-traditional redesign. It’s been closed for the past two years but I’m thrilled to announce we are open for good as of Thursday, June 27, 2019.…

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