Entries by cristinarivera

love letter to mom

i’m starting this post off with a deep, deep breath. my sweet, darling mother turned SEVENTY years old a few months ago. if you’ve had the pleasure of meeting this firecracker of a woman, you know how smart, generous, kind, funny, etc. she is. she doesn’t look a day over fifty. and she certainly doesn’t […]

a guide to pet adoption, courtesy of homeoanimal.com

nearly three years ago now (!!!), i wrote this post about the best friends animal society, whose mission it is to save dogs and cats housed in kill shelters. while i’m sad to report that i haven’t had the pleasure of adopting since (yet!) i still continue to follow the incredible work they do. so when someone at a […]

a guide to pet adoption, courtesy of homeoanimal.com

nearly three years ago now (!!!), i wrote this post about the best friends animal society, whose mission it is to save dogs and cats housed in kill shelters. while i’m sad to report that i haven’t had the pleasure of adopting since (yet!) i still continue to follow the incredible work they do. so when someone […]

c’mon, we’re all “foodies”

one of my pet peeves are those people who call themselves foodies. i mean, who doesn’t love food?! i’ve met one or two people who look at what they consume strictly as fuel for the incredible machine that is the human body, but by and large everyone i know (especially in new york) can appreciate […]

positive health wellness? yes, please.

my journey to self-improvement is a seemingly endless one, and i welcome any and every opportunity to learn something new, whether that be through podcasts, videos, newsletters, word of mouth, websites, etc. so i was super excited when an email from the folks at positivehealthwellness.com landed in my inbox. i hadn’t heard of the site, but was […]