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February 10th, 2014 - 8:50 pm § in BOSTON, NIGHTLIFE

On The Town: Drinks at Clio

I’ll let you in on a little secret – Clio has some of the best bartenders in the city. Ok, so perhaps that’s not so much a secret as it is the truth. Clio is one of my go-to’s when I want to catch up with a good friend during the week (weekends tend to […][...]

February 8th, 2014 - 3:07 pm § in RECIPES

Recipe: Vanilla Chai Protein Powder Chia Seed Pudding

Have you heard of chia seeds? You probably have and you don’t even know it – think “ch-ch-ch-chia.” Yep, crazy to believe, but the seeds behind your beloved Chia pet also have rockstar status in the superfood world. Nutrients found in chia seeds include omega fatty acids, fib[...]

February 6th, 2014 - 9:50 pm § in SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media: How To Make An Exclusive Announcement on Instagram

For my weekly Social Image of the Week column on Convince&Convert, I’m covering three examples of how to make an announcement on Instagram. Sure, you could issue a press release, but to learn how The Office’s B.J. Novak, The Calgary Zoo and Oscar de la Renta successfully generated aw[...]

January 28th, 2014 - 12:08 pm § in RECIPES

Updated Recipe: Apricot Almond Muffins via Choosing Raw

I previously wrote about this amazing grab ‘n’ go breakfast muffin recipe during May 2013, but made them again last night and couldn’t resist re-sharing! I love experimenting with new cooking and baking techniques. While I’m an equal opportunity eater (e.g. meat, dairy), I ha[...]

January 27th, 2014 - 7:01 pm § in BOSTON, FOOD

Donut Cake? Yes, Please!

Did someone say Donut Cake? Guaranteed to brighten anyone’s day, I was lucky to savor a chocolate butternut donut from this masterpiece at work this week. Best. Day. Ever!![...]

January 26th, 2014 - 8:07 pm § in SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media: The Cutest Instagram Account Ever Just Got Better

Between my job, freelance writing and upcoming book, I’m constantly looking for inspiring examples of visual content to share. In working on a Fourth of July column for Convince&Convert, I discovered what might be my favorite Instagram account yet, @trotterpup. On a platform where images o[...]