Julia Samton MD

One of the many benefits of starting FO40 has been the opportunity to meet some really exceptional people. Dr. Julia Samton is high on this list. Introduced by a mutual friend who knew we both were interested in meditation, I have gotten to know Julia and her transformative work. Read on to learn more about Julia […]

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Things to do in NYC this Month

In the summertime when the weather is hot You can stretch right up and touch the sky “In the Summertime” Mungo Jerry It’s finally here. Having lost most of Spring to the never ending rains of May and June, “the hap, happiest season of all” has arrived with the glory of warm breezy mornings and […]

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Alexandra Janelli, Owner Modrn Sanctuary

Alexandra Janelli is a certified Hypnotherapist and Life Coach. She also is the owner of Modrn Sanctuary in Manhattan. Alexandra exudes energy and is an amazingly attentive listener. After spending 20 minutes with her, I felt she really “got me.” Read on for my Q&A with Alexandra- I have a feeling you’ll be web-surfing to Modrn […]

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Where I’m Eating Now

One of the many great aspects of Manhattan is the constant pipeline of great new restaurants. One of the challenges is finding the time to try them all without abandoning your neighborhood or work-dinner faves. High class problem for sure!  Here’s five relatively newcomers to the NYC culinary scene that are worth the visit. And […]

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Sclarandis Shoes

Sarah Sclarandis has loved shoes all of her life, and after many years in the shoe business now has her own shoe line. Read about her journey, and her beyond fabulous shoes in my Q&A Below!   FO40: Sarah, what is the inspiration behind Sclarandis? Sarah Sclarandis: I have been dreaming about shoes since I […]

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Deirdre Kloh- Personal Chef

If you love good food as much as I, Deirdre Kloh is a chef you need to know. I was introduced to Deidre by a friend for whom she was cooking (on Sundays) and dropping off meals for the week. With two young kids at home, I thought- what a genius solution for my family! […]

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Summer Whites

Once Memorial Day hits, the color white is always right. I wear white with addictive glee until the last fireworks of Labor Day weekend (and sometimes a little beyond!) White jeans in particular are a “must-have” (several pair?) summer staple. Here are some of my favorites picks.     L’Agence Margot High Rise Skinny FO40 […]

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Live ZO Healthy – Audrey Zona

Audrey Zona is a nutrition and wellness expert. After overcoming her own struggles as a child, she committed to healthy eating and exercise and turned it into a career. She loves to help others find the same path. Read on to hear all about Audrey- and how she can help you! FO40: Audrey, how did […]

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The Power of Pink

Every season has a color, and this Spring… it’s Pink. Open any fashion magazine, scroll through Instagram or walk by a department store window and suddenly pink is everywhere. Whether it’s the Hot Pink Michael Kors Trench or the many offerings of baby-pink sneakers, there’s no doubt that pink is having its “moment.” While some […]

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Holly Ouellette, Consultant- Rodan and Fields

Rodan and Fields is an anti-aging skin care brand started by Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields. Once exclusively a department store brand, it’s now being sold by highly knowledgeable consultants across the country. My friend Holly Ouellette is one of these consultants. Once she had me try Rodan and Fields, I was hooked! Read […]

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