How to Make Tea Sandwiches

food May 25, 2021

I just got back from London and there is nowhere else in the world that inspires me more to go for an afternoon than that beautiful place. 

So for today's post I am sharing a "how to" post all about tea sandwiches! The perfect treat to pair with sweets!

These small sandwiches are made to be eaten in 2-3 bites and are super versatile in their fillings. Below are some staples that will help you elevate tea time at home with friends!



Cucumber sandwiches are light and refreshing treats that are so easy to make. They actually are my favorite kind of tea sandwich. 

Check a recipe for them below!


Recipe Details

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 0 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Servings: 30 cucumber tea sandwiches


  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons fresh dill (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chives (chopped)
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 1 long English cucumber (thinly...

Your Post Pandemic Recovery Checklist

health travel May 06, 2021

Though I have loved the quietness and steadiness of my life in the past year, I like many of you, have felt the weight of not being able to travel, fear of illness, anxiety for loved ones, worry for businesses and so much more. We have been through it all and back again (together). But, thankfully, it is time for recovery; so I decided to take my FIRST flight in over a year to a place where I could feel white sand between my toes, fresh air and the soft sounds of swaying palm tree leaves. 

I closed my check out at a NYC cuban restaurant, snapped my fingers and was laying on a beach. My trip to Florida was breathtakingly serene and I want to share some tips with you on how you can start your post pandemic recovery journey. 

Are you ready? 


Take some time off to treat yourself

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Behind the Scenes of My 30-Day Detox and What it Did For My Business

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Working from home as an Entrepreneur is amazingly freeing, but we all know that if you are not careful you could put on some unwanted weight - pretty quickly.

Sitting in front of the computer for hours, munching on crackers and sugary treats, reading your favorite novels in between client calls; for some, envisioning this might make you feel stir crazy, but for a quiet somewhat introverted gal like me, these last few years have been HEAVEN.


the unfortunate side is that all that goodness resulted in my gaining 15+ lbs over the last few years - which was on top of the weight I already had to lose (see pic below) and with the rise of Live Video, my confidence started to wain - which was not a good sign for my business or my bank account.


(Can you relate?)

...So I took action, and what I experienced brought me more benefits than just shedding a few pounds.

My experience might benefit you if you are a fellow woman entrepreneur who feels like...


What's for Dinner?

home Oct 27, 2020

Winter on the east coast this year has been particularly challenging for me. We have had so much snow and cold air that traveling to warmer climates has been one of my top priorities.  However, after a trip to the Cayman Islands and then to Dallas, Texas, being home in my kitchen has started to feel good again.

Ahhh the ups and down of life!

Perhaps it is because we just experienced a hint of sunshine and with the birds chirping in the morning, I know that Spring is near. What better way to celebrate the in coming warm air than with a roasted Spring chicken for dinner!

Slow food and getting creative in the kitchen has been a great outlet and reminder of the freedom being in business can bring. When I was stuck in my ambition, I barely made time for a meal and making one from scratch was unheard of.

As you might imagine, this was my first time making a whole chicken, and somehow it turned out wonderful. Moist on the inside, crisp on the outside and a lovely way to end a busy...


Boulangeries, Paris Dreams and Baking Bread

buisness home Oct 27, 2020

I guess I should have brushed up a bit more on my French before committing to travel around France.

My husband and I stood underneath a beautiful building ledge in Paris to shield us from the unexpected rain, when a group of Parisian women with aprons on stepped out of their bakery and started shouting at us "Viens de la pluie mademoiselle !" 

Now I have to say, coming from New York, I thought these shouting women were telling us to move away from their store. If there is anything that annoys shop owners on the east coast - it is loitering in front of their place of business. You can barely use the bathroom on the Jersey shore in a pizzeria unless you buy a whole pie.

So naturally, we were preparing to find another space to keep us dry from the down pour.

When the women saw that we were walking away, they looked to each other and said "Americans?"

We smiled and one of the women said loudly in English "Come in from the rain Madame!"

They motioned for us to come into their...


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I used to study very successful people - I was curious about their lifestyle, habits, beliefs, and routines. I wanted to know how they remained focused, stayed productive and gave the world their "all".

The similarities amongst most were very consistent; waking up early, working out, and creating a to-do list that was a mile high.

I never asked or sought to find out if any of these MOGULS were happy.

Did they create a day that was centered around joy, or did they just create a day that set them up to perform?

I am not sure how it really worked for them but I have a confession to make about how it worked for me.

I followed what the 'successful' did, and it left me burned out, yearning for meaning and "working" for the wrong reasons.

BUT, over time, when I learned to approach my life from a place that sought happiness, fulfillment, pleasure and joy FIRST - I set myself free from success and discovered flow.

Today, I no longer ask myself how to become more productive or perform at a...


The 5 Things You Need To Do Before Starting Your Online Business

business Oct 27, 2020

Hey gorgeous!

Are you ready for an amazing week that lies ahead?

To start my week off right I decided to take a last minute drive up to the Hamptons to work from a quaint Greek restaurant that makes the BEST gyros and had lots of time in the car to listen to my favorite podcasts.

On my way up, I had a wave of inspiration and got thinking - after ten years in heart driven business and six online; what advice would I have for someone like you who is JUST getting started.

A lot of the women I support are overbooked and ready to stop trading hours for dollars by bringing their work online, or just have always had a knack for freedom - so I get asked this question fairly frequently.

But I never had the chance to share the answers with you.

So, are you thinking of launching you're teaching and training personal brand online so that you can finally stop the chase for clients, or leave that dreadful job.

Here is what you need to know to get started.

My TOP 5 For Online Success

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