Life

A Little Heart to Heart

Hi Everyone, I wanted to write a follow up/update kind of post because it's been nearly 12 weeks since my last post and I feel like I owe you an explanation on my absence, rather than just jump straight into a new blog post. When I first started this particular blog, I had three goals: I needed… Continue reading A Little Heart to Heart

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Daily/Monthly Recommendations, Great Gifts, Shopping

Vera Bradley: 40% OFF Sale Items and FREE SHIPPING

To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. September 15: 40% OFF sale items and FREE SHIPPING at Vera Bradley online Hi Everyone, I know...it's been awhile and I apologize. But, I wanted to let all you Vera Bradley fans know that the website is currently running a 40%… Continue reading Vera Bradley: 40% OFF Sale Items and FREE SHIPPING

Daily/Monthly Recommendations, Shopping

Daily Recommendation: Old Navy Dresses on Sale

To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. August 27/28: Old Navy Dresses on Sale Old Navy has everything on sale for 40% off right now, so if you need to grab some end of summer items or prepare for the fall season, be sure to make Old Navy… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: Old Navy Dresses on Sale

Daily/Monthly Recommendations, Food, Recipes

Daily Recommendation: Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. August 25: Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe I love baking and homemade chocolate chip cookies are my all time favorite things to make and indulge in. After trying several dozens of recipes over the years, I've found the following to be the… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Daily/Monthly Recommendations, Food

Daily Recommendation: No Bake Strawberry Delight

August 24: No Bake Strawberry Delight  My mom brought this recipe home the other night, it was called "Blueberry Delight", not being a fan of blueberries, I decided to substitute strawberries instead. Ingredients whole graham crackers (two packs inside the box, approximately 14 whole crackers) 1 (6 serving size) pkg vanilla instant pudding (I used… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: No Bake Strawberry Delight

Daily/Monthly Recommendations, Food, Restaurant Reviews

Daily Recommendation: Veniero’s, Still One of the Best in NYC

To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. August 23: Veniero's  When you walk into a pastry shop that's buzzing with locals, you know you've come to a good spot! That's what you see when you enter Veniero's in New York City's East Village. Established in 1894, Veneiro's is an Italian… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: Veniero’s, Still One of the Best in NYC

Beauty, Daily/Monthly Recommendations

Daily Recommendation: L’Oreal Paris Detox & Brightening Pure Clay Mask

To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. August 20/21: L'Oreal Paris Detox & Brightening Pure Clay Mask I am obsessed with face masks and I love charcoal based face products, which is why Dark Angel from Lush is one of my most favorite face cleanser. So, I've been really… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: L’Oreal Paris Detox & Brightening Pure Clay Mask

Customer Service, Food, Restaurant Reviews

Zen Palate Ruined My Palate

For years I've been hearing how amazing Zen Palate is for vegetarians. Seeing that my best friend is vegetarian, I even considered taking him for his birthday over the last many years. But after today's accidental encounter at the Union Square location, THANK GOD I never did! The menu (which is extensive) looked wonderful from the outside, not to… Continue reading Zen Palate Ruined My Palate

Food, Restaurant Reviews

Bar Americain: Expensive but Yummy

I had a great time at Bar Americain. The food was delicious - I do love the flavors Bobby Flay puts together. The ambiance and location was perfect for a pre-theater dinner and the service was on point. Having said all that, it is exactly what you would expect from a famous chef's restaurant: overpriced.… Continue reading Bar Americain: Expensive but Yummy

Daily/Monthly Recommendations, DIY, Food, Hobbies, Recipes

Daily Recommendation: Homemade Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

August 9: Homemade Oatmeal Raising Cookies I recently bought two containers of old fashioned Quaker Oats and after attempting for the nth time to make it a breakfast regular, I realized it was useless. I just don't like the taste of it! On the inside of the cover, there was a recipe for oatmeal raisin cookies… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: Homemade Oatmeal Raisin Cookies