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Selecting A Medical Detox Program For Yourself Or A Loved One

Medical detoxes can help someone who is struggling in terms of alcohol or drug dependency. This is something that more and more people are struggling with today, sadly. If you…Read More

Avoid Doing These Things If You Want To Shape Up

If you are attempting to get in shape, which many of us are at this time of year, you probably already know what you should be doing: consuming fewer calories,…Read More

How To Create A Museum With The Best Artwork On Display

create a museum

Museums are a great way to showcase artwork and give people the opportunity to learn about different cultures. If you’re looking to create your own museum, it’s essential to choose…Read More

Dinner Planning for Busy People: How to Make it Work

dinner planning

As a busy person, you know that making dinner every night can be a challenge. Juggling work, kids, dating or a partner, and home life can be overwhelming at times,…Read More

Making Mindfulness Meditation Work For You

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When it comes to investing in yourself, and especially your health, it’s important you don’t neglect either side of the coin: the physical and the mental. When it comes to…Read More

What To Do When You’re Stuck In A Creative Rut

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Are you suffering from a lack of ideas? Maybe you’ve just picked up a new hobby, or maybe you’re thinking of starting up an old one – either way, you…Read More

How To Do A Long Distance Move Without The Help Of A Moving Company

a long distance move

If you are considering a long-distance move, you may be wondering if you can do it without the help of a moving company. The answer is yes – but it…Read More

4 Ways to Create a Healthy Family Routine at Home

Creating a healthy family routine at home can be challenging, but it’s definitely worth the effort. A routine can help your family stay organized and on track while promoting good…Read More

10 Kids’ Party Food Ideas

Hosting a kids’ party and not sure what foods to lay on the table? Kids can be picky eaters – while you may be able to rely on your own…Read More

Be Prepared – For Everything

One of the best pieces of advice in the world comes from the Scouts: be prepared. For everything, always. There is no question that you can prepare your day for…Read More

How to have a stress-free moving experience

tips for moving

If you’ve ever moved in your life, you know how much time and effort goes into the process. Although there is some stress with it, moving doesn’t have to be…Read More

A Guide to After a Bereavement – From Grieving to Starting Over

After a loved one has died, the first step is to process the loss. This can be incredibly difficult and require a lot of time and effort. But there are…Read More

How to Express Your Personality: Tips and Tricks

Do you ever feel like you’re not sure how to express your personality? You’re not alone. It can be difficult to know exactly how to show the world who you…Read More

Make Moving Across The Country Less Stressful!

family moving across the country

It’s pretty fair to say that moving home can be pretty stressful. However, there are some things that can actually manage to make it even more stressful. One of the…Read More

The Right Way To Support A Loved One With An Addiction

Let’s face it, within the last two plus years with economic struggle, quarantine, and other effects of the pandemic constantly pressing on our daily lives. Being at home for this…Read More

How To Teach Children Responsibility

how to teach children responsibility

When you are a parent, you have a number of important tasks to carry out, all of which should help make your children more well-rounded individuals and prepare them for…Read More

Healthy Food Swaps You Can Make in 2022

sliced fruit and an acai bowl for healthy food swaps

As we move into the future, it’s important to stay healthy and fit. But how do you know what foods are healthy for you? And what about food swaps? Well,…Read More

Building A Personal Brand: It’s All About Habits

Building a personal brand is arguably more important than ever before. Get it right, and you can live the life of your dreams. Make mistakes, and it can all go…Read More

5 Easy Ways To Take Your Taco Tuesday From Dry to Fly

Americans eat tacos, with 95% of the population admitting to their love for them. Moreover, if people choose between burritos and tacos, 71% will go for the latter. Initially a…Read More

Making Long Flights More Comfortable

tips for long flights

With Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, you might be planning to hop on a plane and visit your relatives on the other side of the country (or even…Read More

Want To Refresh Your Look? Here Are Some Easy Ways

Are you happy with your look right now? Your look belongs to you and you alone, and often enough, it’s how we feel most like ourselves. When we look in…Read More

Staying On Top Of All Things Beauty

Consider yourself something of a beauty guru? Perhaps you even want to start a blog or move into the influencer space? No one can know absolutely everything, of course, but…Read More

Keeping Fit As You Travel The World

Keeping fit is an important part of life, with many people putting huge amounts of work into making sure that their body is in good shape. While this can take…Read More

Struggling To Manage Your Home? Read This

Managing your home isn’t something they teach in school. So when many of us hit the adult world, we can struggle. We think we know what’s involved, but when it…Read More

Moving To A New City? Here Are Some Tips To Make It Easier

As exciting as it may sound, the actual fact of moving to a new place where you may only know one or two people, if any, can be more than…Read More

Fun Pastimes for You and Your Family When You’re Stuck Indoors

We all dread those days when we’re bored at home and at wits end. Well, instead of seeing these days as a pain, it’s possible to use this time to…Read More

4 Profitable Hobbies to Start for 2021

profitablehobbies in 2021

It is never too late to learn a new skill or take up a new hobby. And if the events of 2020 and thus far into 2021 have taught us…Read More

Four Ways To Tempt Children Into Healthy Eating

healthy eating tips

As a parent, guardian or number one auntie of a child, you want to set the children in your life on the path to a happy and healthy future life.…Read More

What To Say When Someone Dies

Let’s face it, going through this pandemic has us dealing with life situations that we may have never encountered before. The realization of how tenuous and fragile life is has…Read More

Tips for Booking a Romantic Getaway with your Partner

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If you want to book a romantic trip away with your partner, then you’ll want to make sure that everything goes to plan. You’ll also want to make sure that…Read More

Got Guests Coming Over? Here’s What To Clean Up

So your guests will be here in about 45 minutes, and you’ve completely forgotten to get the house ready beforehand – what are you supposed to do now?! Well, you’ve…Read More

It’s Time To Invest In Yourself

invest in yourself

In life, it is very easy to focus on others. Whether it’s your children, elderly parents, spouse, or friends doesn’t matter. Your desire to support others is commendable. Nonetheless, you…Read More

10 Signs That You Have Sincere Friends

Life is filled with some of the most difficult challenges that put a significant strain on so many individuals. Unfortunately, we need to move on with our life. We have…Read More

The Wake-Up Call: Your Former Best Friend’s Wedding

You found it hidden underneath a pile of advertising flyers at the back of your mailbox. It laid on its front, wrapped in the most elegant blush-colored envelope you’d ever…Read More

3 Ways To Increase Your Confidence Almost Immediately

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In this life, confidence is absolutely vital. You don’t have to be the brashest and cockiest person in the world to get what you want, but a lack of self-belief…Read More

Key Trends That You Will Learn In A Digital Marketing Course

Understanding marketing trends is critical for ensuring enduring success in digital marketing, especially in the current day and age when you consider the impact of the pandemic and the rebuilding…Read More

Still Self-Isolating? Here Is What You Can Do To Pass The Time

With the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic now passed the one-year mark, many of us are feeling more than a little weary and fed up with lockdowns of varying degrees. However, while…Read More

Ways To Make It Easier To Travel With Kids

Traveling with Kids

Getting away for a family vacation is never an easy feat. It can be the cause of stress for many parents, whether they are preparing to jet off on the…Read More

Fixing Your Health in a Month: 3 Places To Begin

There are times in our lives where we look back and realize that we’ve had enough of living life on our current path. When it comes to your health, this…Read More

How To Create A Kitchen Fit For A Master Chef

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Have you always been a fan of cooking, or has the pandemic triggered an interest in baking or a passion for creating new recipes? Whatever your level of experience, there’s…Read More

5 Things That Have Changed For The Better Since Quarantine in NYC

We are now, as of March 2021, one full year under quarantine. And it has been a lot. Like really, a lot to deal with. Living in New York was…Read More

5 Tips for Downsizing to a Smaller Space

Downsizing isn’t just for retired folk anymore, it’s actually becoming much more of a trend. Many families and individuals are realizing they really don’t need as much space, and downsizing…Read More

Guarantee You’ll Impress Your Guests At Your Next House Party

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There’s nothing wrong with a little healthy competition and rivalry between friends or family. It’s fun to try and one-up your friends when you are planning an event and this…Read More

5 Ways To Use Pigly To Build Your Travel Fund

5 tips to use pigly to build your travel fund, aplant growing from coins in a glass #travel

Tell the truth, did you have huge travel plans for this year, and have they totally fallen through? Or were you caught off guard completely thinking that you had months…Read More

Why It’s Never Too Hot For A Picnic

A picnic on the grass with a bunch of female friends It is never too hot for a picnic

The current pandemic is taking away some of our favorite things about the summer: picnics in the park. Unfortunately, staying safe means that you have to be smart about avoiding…Read More

Building A Relaxed Home Environment During Stressful Times

This year has arguably been the most stressful in half-a-century. Our health, careers, and social interactions have all been compromised due to the global pandemic. The stress this causes, combined…Read More

How I Have Been Keeping Sane While Sheltering In Place In NYC

New York City has been on lockdown for about three months, over 110 days, and about a hundred daily briefings from Governor Cuomo. We are slowly reopening the city and…Read More

5 Ways to Seriously Improve Dinner Time

There are some things that we choose to do; other things that we have to do. For the things that are not optional, there are two ways we can approach…Read More

Five Gifts New Mothers Will Really Appreciate

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Children are a blessing, but every new mother has to deal with post-baby hormones, pain, and discomfort – oh, and she has a new baby to look after while feeling…Read More

How To Transform A Space In Your Home

Modern living room to give ideas on how to transform your home

Tired of looking at that same beige wall? Yeah, me too! And since we are staying home a lot more than planned this year, you will notice how boring the…Read More

Your Guide For Buying Sunglasses

Do you like to wear sunglasses? Sunglasses are not only a great fashion accessory, but they are also crucial for protecting your eyes from the sun. If you are planning…Read More

Fun, Frugal and Fancy Sunday Brunch Ideas

Sunday brunch ideas

Sunday brunch: it’s a staple, a necessity, part of the cultural tradition of New Yorkers everywhere. But when you’re staying in (whether due to the current fears of getting ill,…Read More

Keeping Alert With Notify NYC

Admittedly, New York City is a whirlwind of activity. We all know this, it is not new. But traveling here or living here can leave you feeling like you are…Read More

Figuring Out Your Next Step In Planning Travel

figuring out your next step in planning travel

We’ve made it in one piece! At least I hope that we all have. It’s 2020 and people are freaking out!. New year, new start, new experiences and here’s to…Read More

How I Keep Healthy and Eco-Conscious with the American Farmer Produce Box

It’s the holiday season, the busiest time of year! And for me, it is when a lot of things that I usually prioritize fall to the wayside. Can you relate?…Read More

How to Save Money from Everyday Routines

If you want to go on your dream vacation and are planning your travel bucketlist in 2020, you have to give up something to save some money. You probably know…Read More

How to Choose Art for Your Home

Your home is a place where you should feel relaxed and surrounded by the things you love. Having the right art on the walls can be a huge part of…Read More

Rendezvous At Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Rollerskating Pier 2 at Brooklyn Bridge Park, NYC Rendezvous En New York

Yes, I am writing about Brooklyn Bridge Park again, as I have said before it is one of my favorite places. So, whenever I have family come and visit me…Read More

Six Reasons to Visit Starbucks Reserve Roastery

Starbucks Reserve Roastery NYC, Rendezvous En New York

First, let me start by saying that I am not the biggest fan of Starbucks, especially after the controversy last year involving people of color, the former CEO, and my…Read More

Lost New York #SaveNYC

Union Square Park NYC Rendezvous En New York

I love New York City, and in my eyes, there are so many things to love about this complex place;– the many different neighborhoods that retain their culture and don’t…Read More

Using College Comparison Search Tools

Are you in the process of finding a college? If so, you will recognize how important this decision is. After all, not only can it impact your learning over the…Read More

5 Tips For A Great Night’s Sleep in NYC

Sleep is so important to me that I will prioritize a good night’s sleep over almost anything. It’s better than going out “just because”, and it is better than long…Read More

Advantages of Getting Your Groceries Online

I have heard from many people who used to live in New York City or who live here currently that New Yorkers don’t cook. Of course,  this isn’t true. I…Read More

States Of Amusement: Visiting Some Of America’s Best Theme Parks

Amusement Theme Parks

While a lot of Americans aren’t having a great time at the moment, thanks to the state of politics and an overall feeling of uneasiness, this part of the world…Read More

How To Maintain Healthy Habits When Traveling

Are you about to zip off on an adventure? It’s easy to fall into lazy habits when off on vacation – and one of the most common of these is…Read More

Saturdays Are For A Yoga Rendezvous

Yoga , Rendezvous En New York

Living in New York can admittedly be stressful at times and since I have yet to invest in therapy, I find my peace through my Saturday afternoon yoga class. I…Read More

How To Have a Luxury Travel Experience on a Tight Budget

  While you may love backpacking and are used to the small rooms and bumpy buses which come along with it, there may be a part of you which would…Read More

Sustaining & Maintaining A Vacation Home Abroad

When I have traveled, I love staying in hotels well sort of, but I always miss the homey feeling. I start to miss home even though I am in this…Read More

5 Tips On How to Plan the Perfect Budget Staycation

View from Brooklyn Bridge Park, NYC Rendezvous En New York

Summer is upon us, even if the Summer weather isn’t. As a blogger, and especially a travel blogger, I want to be traveling and experiencing a bunch of new things…Read More

A Colorful Surprise: New Art on the E Train

Art on the E train, Rendezvous En New York NYC

It’s so rare lately that I jump on the train and I am delighted. I don’t want to make this post a bitch and moan about my subway ride, which…Read More

Rendezvous At the New York International Auto Show

New York International Auto Show, Rendezvous En New York

Last week, I was invited by A Girls Guide To Cars for a media preview party to the New York International Auto Show at Jacob Javitz Center in Manhattan. I…Read More

A Rendezvous At Wafels and Dinges

Wafels and Dinges Rendezvous En New York travel

I love desserts! No, actually I am a sucker for desserts. Unfortunately, desserts aren’t calorie free and some desserts are worth the pain of a middle age spread ( I’m…Read More

Rendezvous At The Window To The Heart

Rendezvous At the Window to The Heart, Rendezvous En New York

If you ask me on any normal day where is the last place I want to be in New York City, it would most definitely be Times Square. It isn’t…Read More

What Did I Learn in 2017? My Blog’s Year In Review

Fireworks at Coney Island Brooklyn, Rendezvous En New York

While everyone is outside in this belligerent, and disrespectful cold celebrating the new year, I am inside trying to keeping warm and trying to be introspective about what this year…Read More

3 After Effects of NYC’s Rendezvous with The Subway Therapy Wall

subway therapy wall, nyc

After this last presidential election a year ago, there have been a lot of emotions coming to the surface both positive and negative in this country. This week, in particular, has…Read More

New York By A New Yorker: 5 Reasons To Visit

New York is one of the most famous cities on the planet and an incredibly popular tourist destination as a result. However, it is said that familiarity can breed contempt,…Read More

A Decadent Rendezvous At MarieBelle

MarieBelle in NYC Rendezvous En New York

My nephew’s birthday passed recently and even though my finances weren’t ideal, I wanted to spend the day with him enjoying some of his favorite things. Last year, I wrote about…Read More

The Coney Art Walls Rendezvous At Night

Coney Art Walls Rendezvous En New York www.rendezvousennewyork.com

At the beginning of Summer of this year, I went to Coney Island to see the Mermaid Parade. And while I was there, I took pictures of the Coney Art…Read More

Rendezvous on the Roosevelt Island Tram 

Roosevelt Island Tram www.RendezvousEnNY.com

Every time I turn around, I learn or experience something new to add some kind of joy to my life.  It’s my life’s motto actually. And isn’t that super in…Read More

Fated Rendezvous With NYC Bloggers 

NYC Bloggers with Rendezvous En New York

Ever since I started blogging, it has been a goal of mine to explore New York City as much as physically possible. When I started I didn’t know many other…Read More

An NYC Ferry Rendezvous

NYC Ferry, Rendezvous En New York

In New York, there are lots of options to get around. Of course, there are taxis, buses, subway lines, bicycles, and ferries. Yes ferries, they aren’t the most popular, but they…Read More

One Book One New York Gets NYC Reading

One Book One New York

Does anyone read anymore? That is a really good question with bookstores going out of business, newspapers folding, and everyone addicted to the newest version of Candy Crush for 2017(I…Read More

Saturday Rendezvous At Misoya Ramen

Misoya Ramen, NYC

I’m on another adventure on the weekend and this one takes me to Misoya Ramen in the East Village. I love ramen in case you weren’t aware. Soup overall does it…Read More

A Second Avenue Subway Rendezvous

Second Avenue Subway, NYC

Being an average New Yorker, and by that I mean one without a silver spoon in her mouth, I take the subway. I’ve written about taking the subway a couple…Read More

Keeping Your Home Safe While on a Traveling Rendezvous

While I was away from home traveling to Belize, and having a great time with family. I couldn’t help but have the thought in the back of my mind on…Read More

Rendezvous with The Surfboard Doctor

Rockaway Surfing Beach, NYC

Last month, I was blessed enough to travel to Belize for my brother’s wedding. It was such a roller-coaster because I didn’t think that we would actually make it there.The…Read More

Rendezvous at the Bethesda Fountain in Central Park 

Bethesda Fountain in Central Park , NYC

Even though I live in New York City, there are places that I don’t get to visit often because the city is just that huge. Central Park is, unfortunately, one…Read More

Tech On the Streets of New York 

LinkNYC

While I was leaving yoga class to begin my weekly errands,  I ran into a spiffy piece of technology on the street corner. It’s a Wi-Fi stand,  called LinkNYC,  with…Read More

Rendezvous At Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream, NYC

I have a huge sweet tooth and being lactose intolerant really gets in the way of that sometimes because I usually get rid of that craving is through ice cream.…Read More

Coffee Date With Trudy #4

coffee date

Wow, it’s been a while since our last coffee date. I found a new place to meet, somewhere in Greenwich Village and afterward we can go to the park and get…Read More

How I Celebrated Spa Week

Asanda Spa in Soho

Spa week just happened in New York and I’m not usually able to take advantage because I am always on a budget. But I was determined to try something new.…Read More

My Happiness Non-Negotiables in NYC

Lower Manhattan, NYC

I was tagged by the very sweet Stacey, blogger of Stacey in the Sticks for this post.This challenge made me think hard about what is actually necessary for me on…Read More

Rendezvous Around the Blox

Around the Blox

As a reader of this blog you know that I am always looking and discussing new and hidden gems around the city, like concerts, and artistic events. Well here is…Read More

Vogue’s 73 Questions

In Washington Square Park, NYC

I was tagged by the lovely Louise of Birds and Lilies to do the Vogue’s 73 Questions post and since I have seen Blake Lively‘s video on it I said…Read More

The 5 Apps & Websites Every New Yorker Needs

5 Apps And Websites Every New Yorker Needs

Hey, it’s me again! And as the title says I’m trying to make your life a little easier, whether you are a tourist visiting or a resident of this very…Read More

Jonas, Snowmageddon, Snowpocalypse, Blizzard of 2016, Weekend In NYC

From Where I Stand There's Hip-Deep Snow

Exciting action-packed weekend right? The news coverage began to sound like a trailer for a movie starring James Bond, except for the fact that the villain’s name kept changing from…Read More

Coffee Date With Trudy #3

Coffee Date with Trudy, Rendezvous En New York

We haven’t chatted for a while and the holiday season was super hectic. I’d love to check in with you. I’m sure a lot has happened and I want to…Read More

The NYCID Program Has Been Extended

NYC Identification Card

Earlier this year, Mayor DiBlasio announced a new ID program to help people living in New York get free ID’s, which are necessary for so many things here, without the…Read More

Adding Skills To My Résumé

Spicy Ramen At Home

I just felt way too proud of myself and had to post a picture of the ramyun I made for dinner. I just thought that besides the ingredients I added…Read More