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NYC Guide: The Lion King on Broadway + A Giveaway!

Recently I was lucky enough to be invited to a special blogger performance of The Lion King on Broadway, which was a really amazing experience that I’m super excited to share with you guys today. Don’t forget to check out the giveaway at the end of this post, where one … Read more ››

Winter in New York

I got so excited to see that Caitlin McGauley released a new print for sale in her shop – and it stars my favorite subject matter: Winter in New York! Caitlin is such an amazing artist and she doesn’t often put prints online for sale, so this is a big … Read more ››

U.P.: An Eight Course Dessert Tasting with Dominique Ansel

On Friday, I attended an event with my sister that I’d been determined to experience ever since hearing about it more than a year ago – U.P., an eight course, after-hours dessert tasting at Dominique Ansel Kitchen. U.P. stand for Unlimited Possibilities, and the tasting certainly lived up to its ambitious … Read more ››

Gift Guides

Happy almost holiday season! The festive decorations have started to slowly trickle in throughout the city, and I’m super excited for all of it just come out in full swing – the trees on Park Avenue, the wreaths on every townhouse door, the twinkly lights. I just love it…and for … Read more ››

Good News About Coffee

Coffee lovers, rejoice! The New York Times Well blog reported this past week that drinking coffee can help lower your risk of premature death…good news, huh? They followed 300,000 people for up to 30 years and found that coffee drinking was linked to reduced risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, … Read more ››

Artful Astrology

If you’re looking for a gift that has a little personal touch and individual meaning, look no further than these beautiful zodiac prints from Minted artist Annie Clark. I gave one to my sister for her last birthday, and I was really impressed by how pretty it actually was in person (even … Read more ››

NYC Guide: Bluestone Lane Coffee

The Upper East Side is home to a lot of great things (Central Park! Museums! Ladurée!), but even I have to admit that when it comes to coffee shops, downtown has us beat. There’s a slight dearth of aesthetically and gastronomically pleasing cafés up here, while downtown there’s seemingly one (or six) … Read more ››

Book Reviews: September + October

Whoops, a bit behind on my book reviews – I think because during the early part of fall I had a run of so-so reads/books I couldn’t even get through. Lately that streak has ended and I’ve read a few great ones recently that I can’t wait to share…but for now, … Read more ››

Photo Essays: Autumn in Montauk

Due to the flooding in South Carolina, my family and I had to reschedule our Charleston trip for next spring. Instead, we decided to head out to Montauk and spend a few days at Gurney’s Resort and Seawater Spa. Autumn is definitely an unusual time to visit Eastern Long Island, but it turned … Read more ››

Library of Flowers

We all know what a sucker I am for good packaging, and if you’re reading this blog, you probably are too! So I was excited recently to discover Library of Flowers, when my friend at work pulled out the prettiest, and prettiest-smelling, lip balm which happened to be from the … Read more ››