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26 Things I Know at 26

1.  Age is just a number. 2.  You should not EVER feel guilty for being happy. 3.  You will not die if you forego making your bed every once in a while. 4.  There are times you should try harder, … Continue reading

17. March 2014 by Alyssa
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“What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year.” — Vern McLellan My Resolutions: Spend less time behind a screen. Spend more time out exploring the world. Ask more … Continue reading

01. January 2014 by Alyssa
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Giving Thanks

I’m thankful for my family.  First and foremost. Every single second of every single day.  And that includes family-to-be! I’m thankful for my health.  This wasn’t always the case.  I’m quite confident that 2013 has been my healthiest year yet … Continue reading

27. November 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Family, Friends, Holidays, Home, Quotes, Real Talk, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , | 4 comments

Fridays with Frankie D: Volume 21

My party people! Happy Friday!  Happy August!  Happy days! I’m about to embark upon a long-a$$ Rhode trip up to Newport.  (See what I did there?!!!!)  Why Rhode Island?  Because Lindsey is getting hitched!  Time to strap on my dancing shoes … Continue reading

02. August 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Fridays With Frankie D, Friends, New York City, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

A to Z

A. Attached or single? Single. Wow, this survey really started off on a positive note. B. Best friend? I could never in a million years even BEGIN to choose.  I’m blessed with an incredible group of friends — most of … Continue reading

11. July 2013 by Alyssa
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Life Lesson #25

19. May 2013 by Alyssa
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Guest Post: My 25th Birthday

“Yes, she is.  Today, Alyssa is a quarter of a century.  If I thought my first blog post was daunting, I was wrong.  This is worse. This is epic. And “25 Reasons Why I Love Alyssa” is so cliché.  So… … Continue reading

16. March 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Family, Fashion, Guest Post, Holidays, Home, Uncategorized | Tags: , , | 4 comments

Chef Lank Strikes Again

Long gone are the days of PB&J sandwiches and Ramen noodles. When did we become grown-ups? I dig it. PS. Please take notice that it’s almost March and our Christmas tree is still up. I’m judging myself so you don’t … Continue reading

26. February 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Friends, Hoboken, Holidays, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 comments

Eggs in a Bag

Did you know that you could cook eggs in a Ziploc bag? Me neither!   Step 1:  Place eggs into extra-strength Ziploc bags.  If you’re cooking for multiple people at once, make sure to label the bags so no one’s … Continue reading

19. February 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Food, Friends, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

On Moving Forward

4 years ago tonight: I was living in Los Angeles. I was working at The Ellen DeGeneres Show. I was in the backseat of a rental car. I was with my parents and three of my wonderful new friends. I … Continue reading

06. November 2012 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Family, Friends, New York City, Uncategorized | 11 comments

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