Maria Ricapito

After years living in Park Slope, Brooklyn, I moved to New York's Hudson Valley, where I'm being forced to learn about things like mulch, carpenter ants, and not having a super. I'm hard at work on a serial killer novel, but I'm still always ready to try out the latest hair treatment/makeup hue/foundation garment. And who knew the love of my life would be a blind, Katrina-rescued toy poodle named Cheryl? When I'm not blogging for The Stir, I'm writing for websites and magazines like Marie Claire,, Refinery29, and Health