My Birth Story

Hi friends, I’m officially a mom! My daughter was born three weeks ago. I have been navigating through new mom life, getting adjusted to...

We're Expecting!

Hey friends! There’s something pretty big going on in my life right now, and for those that know me personally, you know that I’m...

Life During a Pandemic

Hey friends! It’s been a while. I hope that everyone is safe and doing well as we are going through this pandemic. If you or your family...

Casa Enrique

I was craving Mexican food, so I Googled “best Mexican food in LIC.” Casa Enrique came up in my search with excellent ratings on Yelp,...

My Proposal in Venice

When I was little, I always dreamed of a fairytale love story. My mom raised me to think I was going to marry a successful, romantic, and...

30 Days Without Alcohol

Ever since I started this blog, I gained a few pounds. I’m not mad though, I believe that we are all human and sometimes it’s okay to...

Serra by Birreria

The other week I decided to take off from work during a week day. Sometimes, mental health days are necessary! When the weather is nice,...

Bowery Bar and Fare

I live in Long Island, in a town that’s on the border of Queens and Long Island. If I’m really hungry or if I need to get something...

Imani

Over the weekend, I tried a Caribbean restaurant in Brooklyn named Imani for brunch with one of my best friends.  As soon as we drove by...

Macchina

I tried this place after seeing the burrata pizza all over Instagram. After coming back from Italy, I’ve been obsessed with burrata. ...

A Sparkly Introduction

Welcome to my blog. Here is a little bit about me, my interests and why I started. Enjoy! Hey friends! I’m Amanda, but I prefer to...

The Shady Lady

Here is what I thought of the restaurant 'The Shady Lady' in Astoria, Queens for brunch... Brunch is one of my absolute favorite things. ...