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Photo Essays: Spring in Central Park

Spring in Central Park…is there anything more inspiring and lovely after the long winter? Bergdorfs! Can you see all of the petals floating around in this picture? It was literally snowing flowers…so amazingly pretty. I love how this duck is just casually floating around in the sailboat pond. photos by … Read more ››

NYC Guide: Papabubble

Ya know what I love? When I’m out walking around and I stumble accidentally upon a place I’ve been wanting to try forever. Such was the case the other day, when I happened upon Papabubble (while on my way to another sweet shop in the same area – #sugaraddict), a candy … Read more ››

Parisian Baguette Making Class

Is there anything better than a crusty, chewy baguette, fresh and warm out of the oven? In a word, no. That’s why when my friend Christina suggested taking a Parisian Baguette class over at the International Culinary Center, I jumped at the chance! This was my first time taking a cooking class, … Read more ››

Rita Konig’s NYC Apartment

I wrote about my love for Rita Konig’s Greenwich Village apartment here, so I was thrilled to discover another home tour of hers floating around the Internet, which I’d completely missed. This is Rita’s first Manhattan apartment, which she moved into after relocating from London. To say that I love this apartment would be … Read more ››

Recent Reads: March

Unbecoming, by Rebecca Scherm Ya know how every domestic thriller that’s come out in recent years is enthusiastically purported to be “the next Gone Girl!”?  Well, to me, Unbecoming (which was not advertised that way) was more reminscent of Gone Girl than any of the other books I’ve read that claim to … Read more ››

NYC Guide: Van Leeuwen Ice Cream

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream is an amazing small-batch ice cream company founded by brothers Ben and Peter Van Leeuwen, along with Laura O’Neill, in 2008. It all began with the idea to take the concept of the classic ice cream truck and upgrade it, by serving up small-batch, artisanal ice cream made … Read more ››

A Few Good Links

I found some gems in this list of 48 Things I Know for Sure written by Sandra Bienkowski. Instacart, a service which offers delivery from Whole Foods and Fairway, has become my favorite thing in the world. My nearest Whole Foods is about fifteen blocks away – which is fine on the … Read more ››

Sweet Treat: Mast Brothers Chocolates

I’d been wanting to try Mast Brothers chocolates for a while, so when I saw on Instagram that my favorite neighborhood sweet shop (The Sweet Shop NYC) had started carrying them, I pretty much hightailed it right over. I bought the three milk chocolate bars: cow milk, sheep milk, and … Read more ››

Case-Mate

24 Karat Gold Case | Black Studded Case | Gold Studded Case | Sterling Case | City Stripes Case  Recently I grappled with the decision to upgrade my old iPhone 4 to the new iPhone 6. I finally decided that since photography is important to me, it would be a … Read more ››

Vintage Furniture Makeover

Recently I wrote an article for domino.com about pretty much the only DIY I’ve ever done – my makeover of a vintage dresser, vanity, and mirror. I’ve posted these on the blog before, and now I’m excited to share these projects with the domino community. Feel free to check out the article here, … Read more ››