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My Favorite Posts from 2015

Continuing with the theme of reflecting back on the past year, today I thought it might be fun to revisit some of my favorite posts from 2015, month-by-month. Hopefully you’ll see a few you enjoyed or might’ve missed the first time around! January Featured a favorite coffee shop. NYC Guide: Toby’s Estate Flatiron.   … Read more ››

Sweet Treat: A Custom Cake

Recently I had a birthday, and my family made it extra special for me. In addition to spoiling me with amazing presents (can’t wait to share), my favorite meal, and my Mom’s annual homemade birthday cake, there was another sweet surprise: my sister commissioned a custom, one-of-a-kind birthday cake for … Read more ››

The Year in ‘Grams

Instagram is fun for lots of reasons, one of the biggest being getting to look back over fun moments from the past year that might have been forgotten if not for the photographic evidence. As 2015 winds down I thought it might be fun to look back at a few of my … Read more ››

Merry Christmas!

  Happy holidays!   I hope everyone has a wonderful day filled with family, friends, hot chocolate, eggnog, and everything you requested from Santa under your tree. See you back here on Monday! Read more ››

Outfit: Festive J. Crew Plaid

This month I realized I needed some new plaid shirts, as my old ones were getting kind of..ill-fitting, shall we say. I wound up getting this one from Madewell in addition to this one and this one from J. Crew. Unfortunately the one I’m wearing here is sold out online :(, but … Read more ››

Christmas on the Upper East Side: Part II

Today I’ve got more of the Upper East Side’s festive and fun holiday decorations. This year I’ve noticed a lot of that type of garland above, with the brown and green leaves (in wreath form as well), which my mom informs me is called magnolia. I didn’t notice it as much … Read more ››

Christmas on the Upper East Side

Well, I couldn’t just do the West Village, could I? That wouldn’t be loyal. Plus there are just too many pretty townhouses all dressed up for Christmas on the UES to not do a post or two about it! I hope you enjoy seeing a glimpse of how uptown does the holidays: … Read more ››

Well Said: Buy What You Love

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Outfit: Half Stripes

This year I realized that I needed a new fall-winter coat – as much as I love my leather sleeve jacket, I was craving something a little simpler and more streamlined, with less bells and whistles. I settled on this Zara parka and I’ve barely taken it off since it … Read more ››

Holiday House NYC 2015

As per our yearly tradition, my Mom and I visited the Holiday House NYC this year and it did not disappoint! It was definitely different from previous years in that there weren’t any Christmas decorations, but as always, there was a whole lot of gorgeous design. The Holiday House NYC … Read more ››