Taking the time to do the long distance friendship

In your 20s, your friends surround you. In your 30s your friends are spread everywhere. They are in the burbs, different cities, different states, even continents. As cliché, as it sounds thank goodness for the digital age. Nowadays we can text, gchat, snap, and gram our friends in seconds and feel an assemblence of connection ...

Mother’s and Father’s Day – a regular ritual?

I was recently speaking to my hair stylist, mid-cut, and she mentioned that her family didn’t celebrate Mother’s Day. They celebrated Women’s Day in March, and ensured they gave care and appreciation for their parents on a regular basis, rather than celebrating extra once a year. This made me think…shouldn’t we all do this? Yes, ...

10 Things we Learned from “Friends”

The show Friends was iconic especially in the late 90s, yet we can't help but binge on it again and again on Netflix. Because it's not just amusing, but it's relatable and aspirational in some ways. So what have we learned over 10 seasons? Apartments in NYC are not like Monica's, unless you are grandfathered in, ...

Show your Stripes and Stars

Written by blogging contributor, Sonia Sahota. With Fourth of July creeping up right around the corner, the excitement is definitely building. Plans with friends and family (or framily) for some laid back times with hopefully some damn good food and relaxation. And perhaps some bubbly. Considering this long weekend is typically a time for photos and ...

Running on Empty

With so many festivities, summer happenings, and commitments, you can't help but feel you're "running on empty." Juggling the family commitments, time to see friends, work (of course), and the regular "adulting" you must do to get through the day/week, sometimes you just have to breathe. Just Breathe. Take a moment to sit, reflect, and think what ...