Category Archive: Smart Girls Know

My vitamin & supplement regimen

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Before entering into a career in the natural health industry I’ll admit I wasn’t the savviest when it came to supplements. I had a very traditional nutrition education and a holistic approach to… Continue reading

Juicing v. Blending: Which is Better?

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Juices and smoothie bars are all the rage in NYC. I’m not sure what I did before the existence of places like The Juice Press and brands like Suja for daily pick-me-up’s. And… Continue reading

How much caffeine do you consume?

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Raise your hand if you drink coffee in the morning (or all day long) Raise your hand if you drink diet coke in the afternoon (or all day long) Take a minute to… Continue reading

Setting Goals for 2014

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It wasn’t until I met John that I ever gave New Years resolutions a thought. John LOVES to set 1-3 annual resolutions that he works hard to stick to. Last year one was… Continue reading

Stay On Track

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I’m sure you read some sort of blog, news article, magazine blip about this daily. But sometimes I think it’s nice to hear from a real person, who you sort of “know”, how… Continue reading

Grossed Out By Golf Magazine

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Greetings from sunny Florida. I’m visiting my parents for the holidays and working out of my  mom’s studio while getting some valuable vitamin D. My dad is crazy about golf. I think it’s… Continue reading

5 Lessons I’ve Learned From Working for Myself

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This would be more aptly titled, “5 Lessons I’m in the process of learning from working with/for/by myself.” I spend an awful lot of time with my own thoughts in my studio, especially… Continue reading

Watch: Frances Ha

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I definitely meant to see Frances Ha when it came out in theaters last year, but then again, I’m always a little late to the trend party. (Have you seen those pretty feathers… Continue reading

News from the Nutrition World

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We’re all about news around here. While I’m thankful for Jessie calling out some pretty interesting news in the facebook side of the world, I’m here to report on more formal musings happening… Continue reading

Celebrate Veterans Day

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source Instead of saying “Happy Veterans Day” today, I’m going to get all preachy on you and say “Celebrate Veterans Day.” Whether it’s observing a moment of silence or thanking a veteran for their… Continue reading

My 100 Push-Up Challenge

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An alarming thing happened Tuesday. I attempted to do some push-ups after my run and I could *barely* bust out 5. Just a sad 5. And while I wasn’t on my knees doing… Continue reading

It’s Only/Still/Just November

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It’s November. One week into November. We just stopped talking about Halloween.   It isn’t Christmas yet.   Yesterday, I got four promotional emails from graphic designers I follow and photo printers I’ve… Continue reading

So about that technology detox…

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Here I am, reporting back from the land of first-world problems.  After going over my data limit last month, I decided to impose some arbitrary limits on my smartphone usage for a week… Continue reading

Taking A Break From The Small Screen

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No, not TV.  I’m talking about my iPhone.  For the first time in about 4 and a half years of owning a smartphone, I went over my monthly data limit. While this was… Continue reading

Guest Post: Being “That Mom”

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Our good friend Merri (who previously shared a great post on becoming a runner) is back today to talk about her thoughts on early motherhood. We had gone out to dinner together when… Continue reading