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Small Business Saturday

Just popping in with two more sales to share from two small businesses that I love. Caitlin Wilson Textiles is having 15% off sitewide with code BLACK15. I have her gold dot pillow as you can see in my apartment above, and I love it! Next, Arianna Belle is holding … Read more ››

A Few Black Friday Finds

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Now that the big meal is over and thanks has been given, it would appear that the holiday season is officially upon us. In that spirit, I’ve put together a small round-up of some items that are on Black Friday sales – some … Read more ››

Outfit: Aritzia Dress

 Have you guys shopped at Aritizia? I’ve become a devoted fan ever since I popped in to their Soho location on a whim and discovered my favorite dress EVER (which is currently on sale!). I love the color, the subtle floral pattern, the flirty hem, and the easy breezy shape. Read more ››

Photo Essays: The West Village

I took my camera down to the West Village a few weekends back and spent some time just wandering around, exploring a bit, and snapping photos (pretty much my ideal type of day). I ducked into the most charming and cozy bookstore of all time, Three Lives and Company, to escape … Read more ››

Well Said: Be Curious

I love when I spot little snippets and sayings around the city, and this was one that caught my eye above the Aesop store downtown. I think it’s a great sentiment and something that I’m continually striving to bear in mind in my own life. Hope everyone has a great … Read more ››

Molly's Cupcakes

If you’re looking for cupcakes in the West Village and you’re not in the mood to wait out the line at the original Magnolia Bakery, I definitely suggest checking out Molly’s Cupcakes. It’s a really cute place with a retro vibe – they play old music, they have wooden swings … Read more ››

Jonathan Adler Muse d'Or Candle

The other day I stopped in the Jonathan Adler store on the Upper East Side (love it there), and treated myself to this Muse d’Or candle that I’ve been obsessed with as of late. I’ve had the Muse Noir forever and it’s always been one of my very favorite items, so when they put … Read more ››

Outfit: A Cozy, Chunky Knit (with Elbow Patches!)

As the fall and winter seasons descended this year I found myself on the hunt for one particular piece: a cozy, comfy, oversized, chunky knit sweater, in ivory. I tried on a few but nothing was quite hitting the mark, until I had the luck of randomly coming across a … Read more ››

How to Find an Apartment in New York City

photo by Kate Ignatowski from my first home tour Ever since I had my home tours published, I get readers emailing me from time to time seeking advice on finding an apartment in NYC. As much as I wish I could help, I don’t have much advice to offer because … Read more ››

Well Said: The Goldfinch

This is one of my favorite quotes from one of my favorite sections of The Goldfinch. I’m planning to write a little more about it in my next book round-up, but I have to just say…wow. The Goldfinch was absolutely, utterly, amazing, entrancing, and affecting. The writing was beautiful, the … Read more ››