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Colorful Kate

I’m super lucky to have a Kate Spade outlet mere minutes away from my parent’s house. I love dropping by whenever I’m home and checking out all the fun handbags, jewelry, and accessories. The store is so colorful and bright, and all dressed up for the holidays! My sister and … Read more ››


I’ve been wanting to make cookie dough truffles ever since I saw Anne Thornton make them on her Dessert First episode “Chocolate Chip Comfort.” Unfortunately, her version was made with raw egg-Food Network put a little caveat on the bottom saying it’s okay as long as you use Grade A … Read more ››

Macarons on Madison

I finally made my way over to Laduree, on Madison between 70 and 71st. I feel so lucky to have this little Parisian gem just a few blocks away from my apartment! The shop itself is absolutely gorgeous, and sells beautiful candles and perfumes in addition to the delicious macarons. I brought … Read more ››

Mocs on a Budget

J. Crew Lodge Moccasins Old Navy faux suede moccasins These look rather similar, and they’re perfect for cozying up as the weather gets chilly. The J. Crews aren’t crazy expensive at $39.50, but the Old Navy’s are still half that, at $19.94. Read more ››

Minnie Mortimer

Books are the absolute best decor, don’t you think? In addition to looking eclectic and colorful, they tell you something about the person who chose them. Two people may have the same lamp, or vase or something, but NO two people are ever going to have the exact same collection … Read more ››

Online Shopping Pays!

Happy Black Friday! And almost Cyber Monday, so if you’re an online shopping fiend (such as myself) you have to check out the website Ebates, which is amazing. It GIVES YOU MONEY BACK for shopping online! How cool is that? Ebates pays you back a percentage of the total you … Read more ››

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving with lots of family fun and yummy food! I feel so lucky to get to be home on this holiday, and hope everyone has a great start to the holiday season! Sources: HGTV, sevenspoons, always with butter sweet paul via pinterest Read more ››

Sparkly Sweater-off

Since it’s almost Black Friday, let’s talk some shopping! I love, LOVE this sweater from asos. First of all, sequins. Second of all, argyle. Do I really need a third of all? However, I’m being strong and not buying it. I mean, I love and ADORE sequins, but this is … Read more ››

Menswear for the Ladies: The Watch

A watch just doesn’t work for me unless it’s chunky, substantial, and preferably from the men’s department. Nixon is a brand I don’t see around too often, but I find their watches to be the most unique that I’ve come across. Behold, my absolute favorite timepiece: The Rotolog. This watch is amazing … Read more ››

Original Artwork

I’m the biggest fan of Jen Ramos of Made by Girl fame. She has a gorgeously decorated house and creates amazing paintings which she sells on Cocoa+Hearts, her art website. I was looking forward to the launch of the site with great anticipation, so the day these babies went on … Read more ››