Marina Condo

I write as a profession, as a hobby and in my mind constantly. I love yoga, food, have fun and my family.

Teriyaki Roasted Chicken [RECIPE]

I recently discovered “The Oven”. Call me silly but in my previous home, although we had one, I barely touched it. Now, I’m in love. Perhaps because this is a much better model than the one we had, and it has the perfect spot in my kitchen. I’ve already mastered quite a few chicken, red […] Read more…

How To Get What You Want (And Be Happy)

They say, “Be careful what you wish for cause you just might get it.” How many of us are okay with this? We wish for something so bad, and then when it actually happens, we’re not quite sure how to deal with it. Let me tell you a funny story all about this. It’s essentially […] Read more…

When Things Aren’t Adding Up, Start Substracting

I recently read a very interesting article about how a busy mom started on a “Capsule Wardrobe” and as a result saw less clutter, dealt with less “What am I going to wear?” stress, and felt cuter in an outfit simply by keeping it… well, simple. You can read more of that story here. Through her […] Read more…

What Your Favorite Sitcom Had Right About Life

I love watching sitcoms. It’s the perfect recipe to end the day (that and a glass of red wine), especially if the day may not have gone so well. Last week, when the kids were asleep, I got to my favorite spot on the couch to watch a show. I was craving a good laugh. […] Read more…

Which Door Do You Choose?

 If  you haven’t already seen this video, you want to watch it now. It will really get you thinking… If you were faced with two doors to choose from, one labeled “Beautiful” and the other “Average,” which one would you walk through? In their latest inspiration-via-advertising campaign call “Choose Beautiful”, Dove set up labeled entrances […] Read more…

5 Ways To Keep Falling In Love With Your Partner

Last January, my husband and I celebrated being together for eight years. The secret to our relationship so far? Well, everyone knows, a strong and healthy relationship takes a lot of work. After getting married and having our first kid, we decided that if we wanted to last and be happy, we’d have to make […] Read more…

Are You Feeling Overwhelmed?

Recently I’ve been very stressed out. I’ve been in over my head. Too many things are happening at the same time. Not only has work been crazy, but I also committed to a freelance writing project and signed up for a writing seminar – all amidst moving to a new home. Not to mention still […] Read more…

Have You Forgiven Yourself Yet?

I read the memoir Eat, Pray Love by Melissa Gilbert several years ago and loved it. Recently, I decided to watch the movie and there was one scene that stuck in my head for some reason and really got me thinking. The book is about Elizabeth’s self-discovery journey as she travels to Italy, India and […] Read more…

5 Secrets of a Fashionista

I love fashion – in a parallel reality I’m a famous fashion designer running a fashion label in Milan. In this reality though, I write. I seem to be better at that than fashion. As much as I love style, it’s always been a problem for me. I’m not very good at putting outfits together. […] Read more…

Do These 3 Things And You Will Feel Great

I recently attended a one-day seminar in Argentina on Style and Fashion. One of my goals for 2015 was to take control of my style, feel great and get educated on fashion. Being in my mid-30s and a mother of 2 young boys, I felt drabby most of the time, and it was time to […] Read more…

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