A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia – Chapter 8: Shake Your Booty!  

As I recall my early workout days, I’m overcome with feelings of pride and shame – pride in my dedication to maintaining a healthy, trim physique, and utter shame in what I... Read more »

A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia – Chapter 7: (In a) Home for the Holidays

Remember, during your home search, how you envisioned hosting the holidays in each and every kitchen and dining room you toured? How you couldn’t wait to break free from your cramped city apartment so you could... Read more »

A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia – Chapter 6: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? 

Welcome to your new home! No more sharing walls, ceilings, and floors with your neighbors. It’s time to let loose! Practice your tuba whenever you want, cook all the smelly fish from the sea, paint... Read more »

A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia: Chapter 5: Call the Super! Wait, I AM the Super … 

When I lived in the City, my heart belonged to two men—my doorman and my Super. Always there with a happy greeting when I got home and a pleasant farewell as I left,... Read more »

A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia Chapter 4: I Love the Nightlife…!  

NYC is the greatest city in the world, with so much to do at any time of day — theater, museums, and restaurants to quell any craving. One of your biggest fears in leaving was... Read more »

A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia – Chapter 3: Let’s Hit the Road!

You’ve traded in your MetroCard for Metro-North and your Uber app for your own set of wheels, so we have a lot to discuss. Whether you’re now commuting to Grand Central for work,... Read more »

A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia-Chapter 2: A Strange New World: Shopping in the Suburbs

When we last met, you had just arrived in the ‘burbs and we got you busy making friends (Chapter 1: Movin’ on Up!). The next order of business is . . . Shopping! I know you... Read more »

A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia: Chapter 1: Movin’ on Up!

  So here you are… in a house, in the suburbs. You’re still not quite sure how it happened, but somehow, whether it was your job, your partner, or your kids, you were torn from... Read more »