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by Kettlebell Country Girl on Feb 4th 2020

This week I visited New York City. I was walking around looking for a nice place to grab a hot tea when I stumbled upon this new Spyscape museum located in Midtown right before Central Park.  I really didn’t know what to expect so I went in with an open mind. The first exhibit I stopped by was “The James Bond Exhibit”...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Jul 5th 2018

My bike has been locked up in the garage for several months collecting dust. Luckily this past weekend I was invited for a bike ride along the Raritan Canal Trail so it was a good excuse to get it out of storage.  The trip went from Bordentown, to New Brunswick, and Trenton lasting about 30 miles. The canal is part of the National...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on May 1st 2017

This past Easter Sunday my neighbor invited me to a fun water activity: canoeing at the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park. This was my first time ever going on a river and canoeing. I was hesitant at first but once we settled in the canoe and I started listening to the nature around me all my fears began to disappear.  The weather...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Apr 2nd 2017

Last week I had the privilege to be invited to an amazing event at the Kings Food Markets that presented a variety of Italian products. This showcase recreated a traditional Italian market or “piazza” featuring a collection of hand-curated products that participants sampled and learned about directly from Italian artisans. The...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Jan 30th 2017

I love a spontaneous Sunday brunch with friends. This weekend we were all able to take time out of our busy schedules and come together to share some laughs and stories over a wonderful meal. Thank you everyone for such an amazing day. We started out with chocolate pancakes made with a pancake mix from Stonewall Kitchen. We added...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Nov 29th 2016

A couple of weeks ago Wellness Studio M members participated in a Autumn Food Fest with Chef Blake Swihart at the Short Hills Kings Cooking School. This was a great event that introduced our members to healthy cooking and fine dining. We learned how to make shiitake rillettes, roasted carrot and ginger soup, cornbread stuffing,...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Oct 16th 2016

This weekend I had the great pleasure of going to New York City and stopping by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This place is a wonderful building with thousands of artifacts and sculptures. On my first visit I was overwhelmed with all the artifacts and ended up spending several hours admiring the Egyptian Collection. “The...