Off The Fork: Top Travel Tips


There is nothing like a great vacation to make you right again! If you are looking for the most perfect backdrop to relax and unwind then Belmond La Samanna in St. Maarten may be exactly what you are looking for. Voted as having one of the top 10 beaches in the world, this 5 star luxury resort did not disappoint…

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NOFO GIRL of Note: Melissa Sabbatino


The reason the North Fork is so special, is because we have special people contributing to the community.  It is our goal to highlight some of those amazing individuals… the ladies! That is why NOFO GIRL is dedicated to featuring women who can truly inspire and motivate others to follow their hearts and fulfill their dreams. Check out this months honorary…

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3 Chic Trends You Won’t Believe Are DIY


It’s hard to keep up with the trends, but don’t you worry, that is what we are here for! Check out the top 3 DIY projects that are so chic, people won’t believe you did it yourself! Arm Knit Merino Wool Blanket Great news lady! Skinny is out. Chunky is in! The internet is going wild over this arm knitting…

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8 Brilliant Ways To Save Money On Your Dream Wedding


Weddings can be expensive.  Whether your budget is $10,000 or $100,000, my guess is you and your fiancé are looking for ways to save. If you have started the planning process, then you probably have noticed that there is no shortage of people looking to take advantage of you.  The psychology behind this, of course, is that they know most…

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5 Places to Cuddle In The North Fork This Winter!


I know we all miss the warmer days of bike riding, sun bathing, and vineyard hopping in the North Fork, but sometimes there is nothing better than cuddling up beside family and friends by a roaring fire with a hot beverage in hand.  Check out my top places to go in the North Fork this winter plus a few bonus recipes (no…

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A Note From NOFO Girl!


Happy New Year everyone! It truly does feel like a brand new start, so let’s vow to make 2017 our best yet! We are thrilled to continue to share fun and fresh content with you, that captures the essence of the North Fork and leading a life full of beauty, love, good health, food and wine.   It is our…

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How To Be The “Cookiest” Christmas Hostess Ever!


If ever there was a time to bake cookies, now would be the time. Like, right now. Stop everything, and let’s start baking! There are so many fun ways to use cookies to add an enormous amount of cuteness to your next holiday party, and I am going to show you how to do it! Edible Ornaments as Party Favors…

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Making Spirits Bright!


The holidays are here and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to bring a bottle of cheer to our friends and family. Here are a few festive ideas for Christmas cocktails, bar carts, and even how to DIY your own homemade alcohol for the perfect gift to anyone on your 21 and over list!    …

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You Sure Are Cute-erie!


Whether you are having friends over this weekend or preparing what appetizers you will serve for your Friendsgiving, here are some great ideas to make your charcuterie the cutest of them all! First thing is first, the cheese!  Rule of the thumb is to find the right combination of aged, firm, soft, crumbly and creamy cheeses. If you are serving…

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I’m Sorry For What I Said When I was Hungry


I’ve always said I cannot be held responsible for the things I say when I’m hungry. (Insert Snickers commercial here). When you’re looking for a quick bite to eat in the North Fork though, it’s not as easy as one might think. Fast food chains have basically been forbidden, and while that is a big part of the charm, it does…

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Thanksgiving Recipe’s You “Butternut” Miss!


Butternut squash is by far my favorite vegetable of all time, and its the perfect side for your Thanksgiving dinner. I was lucky enough to have my recipe for Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash featured in Rachael Ray Every Day Magazine back in 2014, and I am so excited to share it again with you. Check out my recipe along…

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Get Your Friendsgiving Day Ready, North Fork Style!


One of the biggest trends for the Thanksgiving holiday is not only getting together with family, but making time before the main event to be with your “chosen family”… your friends.  Here is a round up of ideas to get your Friendsgiving Day ready, North Fork style!   Where to Shop Farm Stands! First thing you need to do, is…

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