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Kimberly LaRussa


Buffalo Magazine: Style

We spend all day trying to look and feel our best, so why do we throw on the first pair of ratty pajama pants and sweatshirt we find once we’re home? The good news is that you don’t have to compromise comfort for looking good. Here are three flattering pajama sets just in time for Valentines Day...all available from locally owned stores. Cute and cozy Check out this …

Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

Every morning Diana Donnarumma of Buffalo wakes up and makes an effort — make-up, a nice outfit and a positive attitude to match. You’d never know that the 25-year-old was struggling with a severe autoimmune disorder. "I was going to college in Miami and majoring in Spanish and marketing/PR when I found out I had been undiagnosed with Lyme disease for 12 years. That tur…

Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

Imagine having to leave your home and family with no notice, with only the clothes on your back and a personal item or two stuffed into a garbage bag. That’s exactly what happens to many children suddenly placed into our foster care system. And it’s why Paul Snyder III, deacon of St. Mary Parish in Swormville, and his wife, Susan, have started a special mission to help.…

Buffalo Magazine: Food + Drink

Walking into MaryRuth Rera’s home in Amherst, you’re first greeted by the amazing aroma of dinner cooking. Next comes Rera’s infectious smile. Her down-to-earth personality belies the experiences she’s had as a private chef who was once unsure of her path. Many years ago, Rera was trying to find herself. She worked various 9-to-5 jobs that paid the bills, but didn’t bri…

Buffalo Magazine: Style

We know how stressful it can be to find the perfect holiday outfit to wear to your company party or family get-together, so we took the leg work out of it for you. Buffalo Magazine visited four Buffalo clothing stores to create a must-have holiday ensemble: Red tulip dress ($168): Classy and sexy at the same time, this low cut dress with tulip flair at the bottom will k…