Category: Lifestyle

Christmas in New York City

If you’re interested in a less traditional American Christmas dinner I would recommend La Bonne in midtown for their classic Swiss style fondue. Featuring French fare, this casual chic bistro offers all the French classics such as escargot and French onion soup. Perfect for a cold Christmas Day.

A Modern History of Online Card Games

Sunday “family game-night” was a big weekly tradition in my house as a child, following Church of course. Sundays were always reserved for family time and that meant card games! My favorite was hearts; I loved the strategy of the game and always hoped to stick the Queen of Spades on someone! Now grown up, …

5 Best Sustainable Restaurants in Manhattan, NYC

Regularly trying new “hotspots” is one of the best things about living in Manhattan. You’ll soon find that certain restaurants stand above the rest as far as taste, service and presentation. New Yorker’s love amazing dining experiences! Here’s your cheat-sheet list of spots to try on your next vacation, compiled by a local. If you care about sustainable agriculture and our planetary resources but still have a lust for delectable delights, read on to discover the top sustainable restaurants in Manhattan.

What are Basic Life Skills?

Being human is complicated! We have the longest adolescence of any species. There’s good reason for this; between our complex social systems and the amount of maintenance our bodies need outside of our desk-jobs, it’s no wonder so many of us millennials really never learned to take care of ourselves properly. Do we even know what the necessary basic life skills are anymore?

Why you’re Lame for Leaving Facebook (and Staying on Instagram)

Why then is it a badge of honor for the average person to drop Facebook? Why proudly denounce Facebook when the company has been ruining Instagram for the past several years already?

How to Grow on Instagram in 2023

Over the years, I’ve grown my accounts to total almost 100k followers across various platforms and to over 50k on Instagram alone. Many people have asked me how to grow on Instagram. I’ve decided to share my top five tips with you!

Pescatarian Dinner

I have been a pescatarian, or sometimes a self-proclaimed “pesca-vegan” for about 5 years now. I really never enjoyed eating meat unless it was carpaccio or very excellently cooked – which is almost never the case.

Free Speech: Here to Stay?

Sometimes we forget how much adversity our ancestors faced in order to be free of what they considered injustice. Human history tells many tales of power-grabs, revolution and war. Today we may take for granted our right to speak an unpopular opinion or to assemble and protest, but others have given their lives for us to be afforded these basic human rights.

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Picking a Sustainable Coffee to Brew

How can we know which coffee brands are committed to environmental and social best practices? While there are hundreds of coffee varieties available today, there are select brands that take the crown when it comes to ethical and social principles.

Top 10 Sustainable Thanksgiving Ideas

This is the true meaning of Thanksgiving, isn’t it? Be grateful for what you already have!