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KAT EATS…LONG ISLAND: Broadway Market, Rocky Point

KAT EATS…LONG ISLAND: Broadway Market, Rocky Point

Have you ever stepped foot in a restaurant and just felt, “wow this is such a breath of fresh air?!” I felt this the first time I stepped foot inside Broadway Market in Rocky Point, N.Y.

NYC: The Most Instagrammable Hot Spots of East Harlem

NYC: The Most Instagrammable Hot Spots of East Harlem

My best friend has been living in Harlem for several years now. Aisha currently is rocking East Harlem: home to amazing food, scenery (have you SEEN those brownstones, friends?!) and art. But not just any art, street art.

POSITIVE VIBES: Hearting: the 411

POSITIVE VIBES: Hearting: the 411

There is a new social cue sweeping Instagram that I want to chat about.

I’m guilty of it myself and have become very aware of when I do it, why I do it, and why others seem to do this.

I’ve coined it as the term: Hearting.

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HAIR: #HalloweenStyle with Garnier Fructis!

HAIR: #HalloweenStyle with Garnier Fructis!

((I realize this is belated, but you can save this for Halloween 2018?!)) Halloween may have come and gone, but I invite you to achieve pink lady status hair EVERY DAMN DAY.

HAIR: DIY Hair Mask to Tame the Mane!

HAIR: DIY Hair Mask to Tame the Mane!

Oh my GOSH, friends. I know you’ve been there. Your hair has a day. It says to you, “I’m going to do whatever I want!” And becomes this unruly, crazy HUGE hair that you just can’t control (without help)!

KAT EATS…LONG ISLAND: Ssambap Korean BBQ, Stony Brook

KAT EATS…LONG ISLAND: Ssambap Korean BBQ, Stony Brook

It all started when my best friend Aisha took me to Flushing, Queens, to a Korean BBQ joint.

The grilled meats.

The banchan.

Heavenly.

I fell in love with Korean food.

Fast forward a few years later, while living in Ohio, I found an incredible Korean BBQ and sushi restaurant named Sima. (Read more about one of my adventures in Sima by clicking here.)

When I moved back to Long Island from the Midwest a little over 2 years ago now, I hadn’t been to a Korean BBQ place near me since…

Until just a few weeks ago.

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KAT EATS: …The Leaning Tower of….CHEESE!

KAT EATS: …The Leaning Tower of….CHEESE!

Yes, you read correctly.  I have found the leaning tower of cheese. Mozzarella cheese, to be exact. Right here on Long Island.

STYLE & FOOD: Kat’s Picks of September and October!

STYLE & FOOD: Kat’s Picks of September and October!

Hello friends, I hope you’re all doing well. You’re probably wondering where I’ve been (absolutely missing you!). work work work work work. There’s been a lot of changes for me in the past few months, even leading up to now. I appreciate you staying with me! […]

KAT’S PICKS: 12 Back To School Essentials (For The Pink/Sparkly Lovers)

KAT’S PICKS: 12 Back To School Essentials (For The Pink/Sparkly Lovers)

This is total geek-out time, folks.

Shopping is a passion of mine, especially when it comes to anything pink and/or sparkly.

So when it comes to all those out there heading back to school who need some extra pink or sparkles in their life (who wouldn’t?!) 😉 – this is for you.

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FOLLOW FRIDAY: @sartorialsecrets

FOLLOW FRIDAY: @sartorialsecrets

Today we are getting back on the (metaphorical) jet plane and heading to Bangalore/Delhi, India. Meet this week’s Lifestyle Connection… Nandini Swaminathan, aka @sartorialsecrets on Instagram! This beauty, pictured above, recently just celebrated her two year anniversary of her blog site, SartorialSecrets.com, where she describes her love of […]