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Christmas 2013

Well, it’s back to reality after a long, great trip home for the holidays. There was family time, presents, vegging out, and LOTS. OF. FOOD. Here are a few shots that I snapped over the break:  The J. Crew bag I got my Mom for Christmas-I love it! Hopefully she … Read more ››

Good Read: Reconstructing Amelia

I recently finished up Reconstructing Amelia, and I really liked it. It’s part psychological drama and part mystery, with the story centering around a mother who is “reconstructing” the life of her daughter after a terrible accident occurs. As she struggles to uncover the truth behind what happened, she discovers … Read more ››

Merry Christmas!

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A Christmas Eve Cocktail

Here’s a cocktail that’s perfect for Christmas Eve-as tasty as eggnog, but a little healthier! And it couldn’t be easier: Milk + Kahlua x shake with ice = pour, sip, enjoy! Merry Christmas Eve! photos by me Read more ››

Ricotta Cappucino

The other day I found myself with some leftover fresh Italian ricotta cheese. Not wanting to let it go to waste, I decided to make Ricotta Cappucino from Giada de Laurentis. It’s sort of like a fancier version of vanilla pudding, and it’s incredibly easy to whip together. You can see the … Read more ››

Reversible Wrapping Paper

Well, the presents for my family are wrapped and ready to go (minus a few)-now I just need to transport them from my apartment to my parent’s house-always an adventure! I love this KSNY wrapping paper that I got from Lifeguard Press. It’s double-sided, and I’ve since come to the … Read more ››

A Few Questions With…Erin of Grandiflora and House of Earnest

I’m super excited for today’s A Few Questions With… feature! Erin Souder runs the lifestyle and DIY blog House of Earnest, where she shares her delicious recipes, beautiful photography, original and imaginative DIY projects, and much more (I loved her post on turning a bar cart into a hot chocolate bar … Read more ››

Outfit Post: Wintress

 J. Crew Wintress Puffer Coat | J. Brand jeans | J. Crew flats Not sure what’s going on in other areas, but right now in NYC-it’s COLD! So I’m incredibly glad that I picked up this J. Crew Wintress puffer at the beginning of the season. I wanted it last winter when … Read more ››

The Story Behind My Favorite Piece… with Tiffany Leigh Interior Design

Today I’m super excited to have Tiffany from Tiffany Leigh Interior Design guest posting on the blog (for the inspiration behind this series, check out yesterday’s post). Tiffany is an incredibly sweet, stylish, and talented blogger and interior design student, and I love following along as she shares bits of her … Read more ››

Nate Berkus: The Things that Matter

Nate Berkus’s The Things That Matter is one of my favorite design books, not only because of the beautiful inspirational images he includes of his own West Village apartment and others’ spaces, but because of the point that he makes. His theme is that the things we have in our … Read more ››