Food and Drink

Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts with Crumb Topping

Prep Time: 1 hr.  Servings: 18 Time: 40 minutes Here’s What You Need: Double-layer pie crust 2 2/3 cup all-purpose flour, plus extra flour for rolling 1 teaspoon...

Fashion and Beauty

2021 Back To School Trends

With back to school just around the corner, now is the time to start shopping for wardrobe staples and assembling new outfits! After the...

Health and Wellness

5 Delicious Herbal Teas That Promote Wellbeing

For diehard coffee drinkers, herbal tea may not sound all that exciting… but if you can replace that afternoon java with one of these...


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...

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

Home Cleaning Hacks for Fall

(Family Features) Cooler fall temperatures mean you're likely to spend more time indoors. Taking time to spruce up inside and out can make you...

Decorating – Before and After

Over the many years as a designer and even before, I have always been intrigued by make-overs - clothing, hair and make-up and then,...

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...

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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...


317 Main

317 Main 317 Main, Farmingdale, NY 11735 516.512.5317 "Chopped” Champion, Chef Eric LeVine brings his talents to Farmingdale. Weaving local cuisine into an American Grill, this is where trendy...

Shaolin Kempo Self Defense Center

Shaolin Kempo Self Defense Center 556 North Country Rd., St. James 11780 631.617.5148 Educating students both mentally and physically in the art of Shaolin Kempo Karate is...

K & T Foot Spa

K & T Foot Spa        213 Lake Ave Suite 5, St James, NY 11780 631.888.6665 Life can get stressful. From the everyday hustle and...

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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Nutritious Fall Meals

(Family Features) With a return to busy fall routines, it can be challenging for many families to find the time to sit down at the table for nutritious meals.

Grilled Turkey Club with Orange Juice-Infused Aioli

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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.