• LIFESTYLE

    Promo Codes

    I wanted to share all of my promo code offers for you guys in one place! 😊 Wolven Threads (Eco-friendly Activewear) – ABBEYSROAD20 (20% off) Endoca (Hemp Capsules/Body Butter) – ABBEYSROAD10 (10% off) Social Sunday (Women Owned Apparel Business) – ABBEY15 (15% off) ROX Jewelry (Handmade Crystal Jewelry) – ABBEYROX15 (15% off)

  • LIFESTYLE

    Health Update

    I have talked about for some time on my page about my struggles with digestive distress. I always felt like something was off but never could get any answers. I finally was introduced to Dr. Jason Sonners at Core Therapies through a friend who is a current patient of his. He is a NJ based chiropractor/kinesiologist with a more holistic approach to wellness. Like myself, he helps patients, who feel they are not getting the answers they need from traditional medicine, by offering an alternative, integrated and individualized approach to physical, mental and spiritual health. Dr. Sonners has all of his patients fill out a questionnaire of symptoms you may…

  • ABOUT

    WHO AM I? WHY DID I START THIS BLOG?

    Hi friends! I am so excited to start this journey, but I will be honest that I have been hesitant for some time to do this. I have thought about starting this site for the last year or so and after my trip to Europe, I decided one night that I was ready to do the damn thing! I will say that having support to start this has been the reason I feel like I can do this. Over the last year when I was contemplating doing it, I was holding back because of my fear to fail.  Also, the person I was dating previously was not supportive of my…

  • FOOD

    Mini Zucchini Loaves

    I have been wanting to start recreating my favorite baked goods with a healthy twist. After finding out my body is unable to break down soy and corn, I started to realize how many of the things I loved, especially ones I thought were “clean,” were actually not.⠀⠀I decided to try making my own zucchini bread that is grain-free, soy-free, dairy-free, corn-free and vegan! I can’t wait to hear what you think!⠀ Mini Zucchini Loaves (yield 6) Ingredients – 2 cups zucchini, shredded⠀– 1 cup almond flour⠀– 1/2 cup granulated sugar (I used monkfruit)⠀– 2 flax eggs (2 tbsp ground flaxseed + 5 tbsp water)⠀– 3/4 tsp baking soda⠀– 3/4…

  • FOOD

    Macro Bowl

    Excited to share a new creation of mine that I can’t get enough of. It’s packed with a ton of vitamins (A, C, B, K), minerals, omega-3, antioxidants, fiber, & protein 💪🏼⠀ This “Macro Bowl” includes kale massaged in avocado oil, sweet potato, beets, baked cumin chickpeas, sunflower seeds and quinoa!⠀⠀I dressed this bowl with Trader Joes almond butter turmeric dressing, which is anti-inflammatory and delicious 😋

  • FOOD

    Matcha Banana Walnut Muffins

    *YIELDS 10 MUFFINS / GLUTEN-FREE INGREDIENTS: 4 ripe bananas 2 eggs 2 tbsp date syrup (alternative to maple syrup) 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted 1 tbsp Melt Organic plant based butter, melted 1 + 1/2 tbsp matcha powder 1 tbsp Lakanto monkfruit sweetener 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1 + 1/2 cups almond flour 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped Coconut oil cooking spray DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C) In a large mixing bowl, mash 3 bananas up with a fork. Add eggs, syrup, coconut oil, butter; whisk until combined. In the same bowl, add matcha, monk fruit sweetener, baking soda, baking powder; whisk until combined. Slowly add…

  • Fitness

    Class Review: Slide at Brrrn

    THE DEETS: Brrrn 107 W. 20th Street, New York, NY 10011 Website II Facebook II Instagram Pricing: First Class FREE, $34/class ** Promo Ending 2/14: 2-for-1 special = $34 ** AVAILABLE ON CLASSPASS THE STUDIO: The studio is located in the flatiron district, just a few blocks from the 23rd street Path/Subway stop. When you walk in there is a front desk to check you in, as well as a small retail section. Depending on which class you are taking, you will be given any necessary equipment, as well as a towel (for the Slide class they give you booties to put over your sneakers). They have a women’s locker…

  • Fitness

    Class Review: Bar Method at The Bar Method Hoboken

    THE DEETS: The Bar Method, Hoboken 86 River Street, 2nd Floor, Hoboken, NJ 07030 Website II Facebook II Instagram PRICING: $30/class; $45 3-class trial; $99 1-month unlimited (NEW MEMBERS ONLY) THE STUDIO: The studio is located right next to the Hoboken Path Station. The studio is bright and welcoming right when you walk in. They have a retail section with a variety of brands and styles to choose from. They also offer a locker room with 3 showers, which include all shower products, as well as blow dryers, hair products, and more for you to use! One of my favorite things probably isn’t a big deal to many but they have Keurig machine for…

  • Fitness

    Class Review: #MIXXITUP Total Body at CycleMixx

    THE DEETS: CycleMixx, Jersey City 837 Jersey Avenue , Suite 3, Jersey City, NJ, 07310 Website II Facebook II Instagram PRICING: $25 Drop-in Class; $25 2-for-1 special THE STUDIO: The studio is located at the Cast Iron Lofts. When you walk in you can either use the iPad on the wall to check in or with someone at the front desk. Since I used ClassPass to book, the studio selects a bike for you, but you can always move if you do not like where you are placed. They offer shoe and heart rate monitor rentals, which is $3 if you use ClassPass to take the class. They sync the…

  • Fitness

    Class Review: Classic Ride at Cycle Bar

    THE DEETS: CycleBar, Livingston 277 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, NJ 07039 Website II Facebook II Instagram NEW RIDER SPECIALS: $10 first ride; $99 5-pack; $109 unlimited 1st month THE STUDIO: This wasn’t my first class at CycleBar but I don’t go often. I normally only go when I am home visiting my mom because she goes pretty much every day. The staff is super welcoming when you walk in, no matter how many times you have been there. There are iPads for you to check yourself in and they have shoes in a cubby waiting for you based on the size you put in your profile. It doesn’t cost extra for…

  • Fitness

    Class Review: All Levels at SLT

    THE DEETS: SLT, Hoboken 333 15th Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 $36 per class; New Client Deals: 2-for-1 $36, 3-pack $90 Website II Facebook II Instagram THE STUDIO: The studio is on the third floor of the building. There is a small retail section that is in the front desk section, as well as a wall of lockers. The room for class is huge and brings in a lot of light. There are bathrooms but no showers. THE CLASS: I have been wanting to try SLT for a long time now. I have always been intimidated by the megaformer, which is why I waited so long to try pilates. Now that…