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Pot of Chocolate

via I’ve been obsessing over this little fondue au chocolat from Mignon Kitchen Co. ever since I saw it in Cup of Jo’s Mother’s Day gift guide. How delicious does that look? After heating in the microwave, the stoneware jar keeps the milk chocolate inside warm while you go about dipping … Read more ››

Recent Reads

via Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman, by Robert K. Massie, was probably the most riveting non-fiction that I’ve ever read. Massie crafted a bio that reads like a novel, full of palace intrigue, insight into the large cast of characters, romance, and more, from the life of an extremely … Read more ››


I thought today I would share with everyone the first gallery wall I did when I moved into my apartment (this is my second one-well actually, it’s sort of my third-I have another one still in progress). I love how versatile it is-if I get a new piece, I can usually … Read more ››

Diptyque Paris on Bleecker

Yesterday I popped into the gorgeous Diptyque store on Bleecker in the West Village. It was like a swirly, chic little dream in a tiny box: via  See what I mean? I love the effect on the walls. And note the amazing chandelier, which IS made of upside down empty Diptyque candles. … Read more ››

Black and White

Surprise, surprise-J. Crew put together another look I love from head to toe. That skirt is perfection, from the color (or lack thereof), to the size of the dots, to the shape and length. I love how they let this bold piece take center stage by pairing with a simple, slouchy top. The disheveled hair … Read more ››