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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.

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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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 […]

BEAUTY: L’OREAL’S Matte Addiction Lipsticks & Lipliners!

BEAUTY: L’OREAL’S Matte Addiction Lipsticks & Lipliners!

When it comes to your lips, two things are in: MATTEs and NUDEs.

STYLE: Chic Soul Plus Size Try On HAUL!!!

STYLE: Chic Soul Plus Size Try On HAUL!!!

Those Sponsored ads on Facebook and Instagram really do count for something.

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STYLE: A Capsule Wardrobe (Part 3)

STYLE: A Capsule Wardrobe (Part 3)

((Read Part 1 and Part 2 of the series to get a feel of what a capsule wardrobe is, the benefits and how to get started!! xo, Kat)) Creating a Capsule Wardrobe (And other goodies!) The qualities of an ideal wardrobe, according to Coco Chanel: […]

BEAUTY: Have Fun With Yo’ Face!

BEAUTY: Have Fun With Yo’ Face!

The face mask is SO in, right?! To me, it will ALWAYS be in. (For instance: who has used a Freeman OR Montagne Jeunesse mask before? Raise your hand!) But ones like this?! You’ve gotta have fun with yo’ face!

FOLLOW FRIDAY: @andrewmackenzi

FOLLOW FRIDAY: @andrewmackenzi

I am a huge networker and am building this Lifestyle Connection network, piece by piece.

Meet Andrew Mackenzi, @andrewmackenzi on Instagram. The blogger is based in Salento, southern Italy.

Andrew’s putting out fashion forward posts on the daily, along with Instagram Stories to make you swoon.

What I personally am loving about his Instagram page are the artistic qualities found in his photos. He really has an eye for the shots of himself he puts out there.

And boy, has it worked for him.

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STYLE: I Can’t Believe These Are Crocs!

STYLE: I Can’t Believe These Are Crocs!

When you think of Crocs, what do you think of? Clogs? Water shoes? How about cute loafers you can dress up or down? Recently I stopped by the Crocs store and picked up these shoes on clearance for its BOGO Free sale…These look like shoes […]