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Happy Valentines Day!

Wishing you all a fantastic day filled with LOVE! (And maybe some candy and flowers) LOL! If you are looking for romantic things to do in NYC, check out my Dot Luxury post about the top romantic places in NYC!

And if you’re in need of last minute gift ideas, here are some of my top picks of the season!



Dot Luxury- Oscar Party

And the Oscar goes to…

I LOVE Oscar Night! I used to throw an elegant Oscar party every year, which included champagne, delicious hors d’oeuvres and ballets for my guests to fill out. It was my yearly party where we spent the night enjoying the Oscars in our black tie attire. Just because you may not be attending the Academy Awards, why not make the night just as glamorous and festive? Read about my party on Dot Luxury.


Quick Cryo

One of my absolute favorite new trends is Cryotherapy. Have you heard of Cryo? Yes…the machine that freezes you, ha! My husband has been doing it for months and finally convinced me to go! Quick Cryo is right in my neighborhood of Tribeca, so I decided to check it out and am now completely hooked. It is a one stop rejuvenating shop, complete with an oxygen bar, localized cryo, cryo facials and sequential compression. But the main attraction is the state of the art full body Cryotherapy machines.

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Merry Christmas from The Taekmans

Merry Christmas to all! I hope everyone is enjoying this special day with family, friends and loved ones. I’m in Connecticut with my family this year! I have the best memories of spending Christmas at my parents house and I love that the tradition continues! Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!