Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Last night I was so excited to have the opportunity to check out Albany Barn at the 5th Annual Fusion. Albany Barn, in partnership with the Albany Housing Authority and the City of Albany, has re-purposed… Continue reading

Creativity is 80% Bourbon and 20% Ice

As you probably saw in my blog post from yesterday (LINK HERE), I had a great meal at Salt & Char (353 Broadway, Saratoga Springs) but what enhanced the experience is pairing it… Continue reading

I think steak is the ultimate comfort food, and if you’re going out for one, that isn’t the time to scrimp on calories or quality.

If you’re an avid 518 Instagram user like I am, there’s no way you missed the amazing pictures from Salt and Char (353 Broadway, Saratoga Springs). That’s how they first got my attention! Looking… Continue reading

This is Halloween, This is Halloween!

Living in Upstate NY means lots of things to do in the Fall, especially around Halloween. I always have a list of Weekly Events but instead of just repeating the same things over… Continue reading

Who Wants to Win a Cookie Cake?

So you may have read in my post about Great American Cookies in Crossgates Mall about a week ago (link HERE) that I’m going to be giving away a 16″ Great American Cookies… Continue reading

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.

In July, Healthy Living Market (Wilton, NY) announced a partnership with the Common Roots Garden (71 Homestead Road, Schuylerville, NY) underneath the non-profit umbrella of AIM Services, Inc & I was so happy to have… Continue reading

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.

I may focus a lot on places to eat in the 518 area and I love being able to spotlight these local eateries. It’s always fun though, to take a step back from… Continue reading

In the cookie of life, friends are the chocolate chips

I love cookies. Everyone has their go-to sweet treat that they can’t pass up and if you put cookies in front of me, I’m eating them. I was walking through a particular part of… Continue reading

I thought when I started meditation that I was going to get real calm and peaceful and it’s going to be over. It’s not that way; it’s so energetic. That’s where all the energy and creativity is.

One of my favorite things is subscription boxes. I love to get letters and packages in the mail anyway but to have one that I can expect each and every month is brilliant.… Continue reading

We Cannot Direct the Wind, but We Can Adjust the Sails

Have you ever taken part in a Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society? They’re incredible and one of the most impactful experiences you may ever be a part of. According to… Continue reading

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