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Goodbye, Urban Girl Squad

Ladies, I’ve got some big news. Are you sitting down? Our final Urban Girl Squad event will be on Wednesday, February 26th. Let me back up for just a second. It’s been an amazing six years at Urban Girl Squad. … Continue reading

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I fell in love with cowboy boots in Texas

I went to Texas for the first time to celebrate New Year’s 2008. I grew up in northern NJ and moved to NYC for college, and have been living here in NYC ever since. So it’s safe to say that … Continue reading

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Restaurant-Quality Mac & Cheese, Made by You! (or me, in this case)

We’re teaming up with GE Monogram this week to host an exciting online Mac & Cheese cooking competition: cook your dish, then post a photo of you and your masterpiece to our Facebook Page along with how you used the … Continue reading

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Should we host our guns night this year? Weigh in.

I must admit that I had mixed feelings about hosting our bi-annual Rifle Shooting Lesson and Shooting Range Practice this month. Urban Girl Squad’s mission is to connect women in NYC to each other and to awesome experiences and brands. … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Picks for April

It’s been a busy month for us at Urban Girl Squad: we’ve cooked, done our taxes, and gotten our friends hot dates. What’s next? Here are three events we’re psyched for this April: 1) Makeovers with Benefit on Tues 4/16. My good friends know that I’m … Continue reading

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Cooking Pesto: A Delicious Meal in Minutes

I’m so excited by our contest with GE Monogram to win a private cooking lesson and dinner in their showroom that even though I can’t win it myself (organizer of the contest is always disqualified!) I wanted to cook up … Continue reading

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Story of Love at Our Friend-of-a-Friend Singles Parties

You’ve heard about our famous “Friend of a Friend” singles parties. We host them three times a year and each time is a blast, with nearly 200 vouched-for singles coming out to find love and have fun. (Check out all … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Top Picks for September

Fall is my favorite season here in NYC.  When it’s the middle of winter and I get to visit a place with  year-round warm weather (California dreamin’), it’s the fall that keeps me from (threatening to) pack my bags and move. … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Top Picks for August

Welcome to August! (Are you in denial about the date? We are, too. That’s why this post is a little late!) Here are the events I’m most excited about this month. 1) Move your body at our Figure 4 Workout … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Favorite Phone Apps

I’m spending more time on my phone than ever before, for better or worse, and so I love apps that are purely fun or make my life simpler. Here’s a list of my favorites. Aside #1: I was lured by … Continue reading

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