Food and Drink

Pretzel Buns

Prep time: 90 minutes         Baking time: 12 - 15 minutes Yield: 16 small size buns, or 8 large buns Here’s What You...

Fashion and Beauty

Summer Accessories 2021

     I love summer. The sunshine, longer days, and warmth all speak to me. While I miss the look of a coat and...

Health and Wellness

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...

Keeping Track of Your Fitness Resolutions

Sheila Wenz is a native of LI who lived in Los Angeles working in the entertainment business. She is a comedian, comedy writer and comedy instructor website …be gentle...

Celebrate a Meaningful and Stress-Free Holiday Season

Kathy Horowitz is a contributing author for domestic and international journals. She offers freelance writing and editing services, tutoring in English, Reading, and Writing K-12...

Home and Garden

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...

Protecting Early Season Plants

    Welcome to April! Hopefully by now, the snow has started to recede, the crocuses and daffodils are poking up through the ground,...

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Sizzling Meals Made for Summer

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Fried Lobster Po Boy Burgers

Recipe courtesy of Omaha Steaks Executive Chef David Rose
Prep time: about 20 minutes
Cook time: about 20 minutes
Servings: 2

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Push Fitness Celebrating 15 Years In Business

    Push Fitness is not your average gym. Defining what a fitness club should be, they provide over 40 innovative group fitness classes,...


Foodie Vues

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...

Mannino’s Restaurant

Mannino’s Italian Kitchen & Lounge Joe, Frank and John Owners By Marc Piperno       There are but a few business owners on Long Island, that own three successful restaurants,...
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Peanut Butter Perfection

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Career Development

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.

Your Resume Creates Your Future

It’s impossible for me to overstate the linkage between your resume and future success.

Self Development

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!

3 Holiday Activities to Engage with Loved Ones

Any time can be the right time to enjoy memorable moments with family members, but the holidays present a special opportunity to have meaningful conversations and interactions with loved ones.

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.