Food and Drink

6 Long Island Coffee Shops To Visit This Summer

Southdown Coffee 210-B Wall Street, Huntington 49 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay 149 Glen Street, Glen Cove 72 Main Street, Northport : Southdown grants their...

Fashion and Beauty

Returning Back To The Office Attire

Some may already be back to the daily grind, while others are still awaiting for the return back to the office. Parting ways with...

Health and Wellness


Just because the pace of life is now speeding up, doesn’t mean that self-care should be put on the back burner.   Self-care is kind of...

Top 5 Ways to Play it Safe for a Happy, Healthy Summer

Some compare summers on Long Island to being on an eight-week vacation. From beautiful beach days to backyard barbecues, the nice weather allows for...

Natural Allergy Relief

    Allergy season is particularly complicated during a pandemic.  Symptoms can leave you feeling sick, assuming you have something more serious than you...

4 Tips for Creating a Healthier Home

4 Tips for Creating a Healthier Home People are spending more time at home, where their living spaces have become classrooms, gyms, offices, restaurants and...

Super Foods for a Nutritious Diet

The health community has long praised the benefits of vitamins and nutrients derived from natural sources. For those looking to improve their health or...

Have I Told You Lately That I LOVE YOU?

Maria DiGiorgio is a devoted wife and mother, an educator and designer. Visit her Etsy shop: LaPetiteFleurbyMaria, for beautiful, one-of-a-kind, hand embellished floral picture frames.   This is one...

College 101

DORM Décor

     Due to COVID-19, classes of college students will be moving into dorms for the first time this fall. For new dormers, it...

Dorm Décor

With the uncertainty and melancholy created by the Covid-19 pandemic, university students need a proper living space that will encourage stability. Whether you are moving back into a dorm, or stuck transforming your childhood bedroom into a place for both attending classes and studying, there are plenty of ways to decorate your room.

University Selection

Being a high school junior or senior often means it is the time to start contemplating where you’ll spend your years following graduation. University is a fantastic way to become an expert in your ideal career path, make connections, find friends and discover your own self.

Home and Garden

Crop Spotlight: SWEET POTATOES

If you’ve been enjoying the growth of standard summer crops this year, you may have a hankering to try something a little different next...

Cool Weather Crops (Shady Areas)

Chances are, your backyard has undergone changes over time. Trees grow, sheds are replaced, and perhaps your previously full-sun vegetable patch is now more...

Spring & Home

Spring at long last - Winter doldrums are passed Now make that list Of chores that you missed Get closets and drawers And projects...

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Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors Opens Commack Office

" /> Long Island Laparoscopic Doctorssm Opens Commack Office Our Third Location Offers Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Balloon and Medical Weight Loss Services to Residents of Suffolk and...


Empire Cuts Barber Shop

Empire Cuts Barbershop 192 Laurel Road, East Northport NY., 11731 631.651.5999 The most unique and cutting-edge barber shop on Long Island!

JJJ Tree & Lawn

JJJ Tree & Lawn 210.850.1118 Ball moss cleaning, roof clearance. lifting, removals, stump grinder and demossing.        

Rosemarie’s Pizzeria & Restaurant

Rosemarie's Pizza & Restaurant 188 Merritts Road Farmingdale, NY Rosemaries – Fresh and Quality Ingredients…Always ( A neighborhood spot known for serving authentic Italian Cuisine. With a full...

Foodie Vues

Shrimpy’s Burrito Bar

Roughly 3 years ago two long-time friends Ryan DiPaola and John Nasta Jr. had a vision to bring something new and different to the...

Sangria 71 – Flavors of Spain

From the coastal province of Galicia, Spain, brothers Rosendo and Jose Fernández were destined to create a restaurant brand that has become synonymous with...

Filetto’s Ristorante

Tucked away in the heart of East Northport appears to be an unpretentious pizzeria and restaurant. There’s nothing wrong with that, however, once you’ve...

Rincon Criollo Restaurant

Rincon Criollo Restaurant Cuisine: Cuban The Rincon Criollo Restaurant is a family business that dates back to the early 1950’s, when the Acosta Brothers opened a...

Mascali Restaurant

              It’s been a year since I last did a critique of Mascali, so I decided to go back and meet         with...
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Better-for-You Summer Snacking: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chickpea Cookie Dip

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Career Development

The Four Corners of Balance

Work-life balance has been a topic of discussion for women trying to “have it all”. In recent years, the debate has focused on whether...

Preparing For Furlough “I’m sorry, but we have to let you go.”

Even if you are miserable at work, these 10 words will floor you, if not, change your life. As a professional resume writer and job...

Study Guide TIPS

When beginning a new school year, it is common to promise ones self to strict study schedules, organized backpacks, and flawless work ethics. For some, this is perfectly plausible, for others, these ideas are just that, ideas; something dreamt up, but soon forgotten.

Your Resume Creates Your Future

It’s impossible for me to overstate the linkage between your resume and future success. Having spent over 30+ years in Corporate HR in sizeable organizations, I cannot begin to calculate how many resumes I’ve reviewed. Few were memorable, some were acceptable, and most were immediately forgettable.

Self Development

A Different Path

   Happiness and fulfillment are the cornerstones of a life well-lived.  They are also states of well-being that remain, at times, elusive throughout our...

How To improve Your Child’s Self-Esteem

The only problem with the children I work with is that they are defeating themselves in their own mind. That’s it. By doing this, they are slowly, over time, killing their self-esteem which negatively affects their self-image and impacts EVERY aspect of their life.


Loneliness is a word that conjures up many notions, most of which are sad or negative in nature. We may think of individuals who are without friends or family, sitting by themselves, almost invisible to those around them. When we think of someone as being lonely, we think of them as being socially awkward or uneasy.

Positive Parenting Solutions: The BEST GIFT you can give your child this Holiday Season!

December is here and it came quick! It makes you realize how quickly life goes by if we aren’t paying attention. Many parents go through days, weeks and months consumed with routine (or rat race of life), they neglect to actually enjoy life!

Pointers For Parents

Creating A Personalized College List

There are four main objectives that should remain at the forefront when surveying schools.

Think Athletic Conference When Searching College

How does an eager student begin to investigate suitable matches for their interests, aspirations and abilities?

Everything You Need To Know About Having A Smart Kid

Your kid is smart. Even if others say differently.

Check Up On Study Skills For The New Year

The new calendar year is generally a good time to check up on your child’s study skills.