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Love Affair Links

This may sound silly, but one of my favorite parts of every weekend is cozying up in my air-conditioned bedroom (currently the only room right now with AC) and putting together the following week’s love affair links….

A New York Love Affair :: Picnic in Central Park

Love Affair Links

I firmly believe — with every fiber of my being — that there is no better place than Manhattan in the early summer. Okay, so I say this every season … maybe there’s just no better…

A New York Love Affair :: Memorial Day Weekend Sales

Love Affair Links ~ Memorial Day Sale Rundown

We interrupt our regularly scheduled posts to bring you this public service announcement: It’s Memorial Day weekend and the sales are out of control!! Some people think of Memorial Day weekend as a time to…

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Question: Do you prefer one or two long vacations … or lots of little ones throughout the year? My answer: Do I have to answer? I definitely agree that your mind needs more than 5…

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Macarons for Breakfast

This weekend I broke all of the rules. It’s been so warm out! I think it’s making me do crazy things. At the top of that list is eating dessert for breakfast. And not just any dessert,…

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I’m not sure there is anything better than Manhattan in the spring (maybe Manhattan in the fall, but that’s a discussion for another post). After a long, grueling winter, the city comes alive again right…

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Love Affair Links + Win the New Gold Macbook

Mug: Etsy | Planner: Kate Spade (striped version) | Tea: Tiny Tea There are so many rewarding things that have come out of my two year blogging adventure. Not only has it become a passion project…

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Happy Easter everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend with friends and family. I snuck home to Milwaukee for my cousin Emily’s wedding shower and wish the weekend had been longer. Fun fact — Greeks…

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Love Affair Links ~ Spring Sale Edition

For the last two weekends, I’ve been in major spring cleaning mode. If you’re following along on my snapchat (@nyc_loveaffair) you know that I’ve donated 16 bags of clothes to goodwill. 16!! Which means I’ve got…

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Every year without fail, New York comes alive at the slightest hint of spring. When the thermometer our weather apps show 50 degrees, we hit the streets in full force: brunching outside, picking up fresh…

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Confession. I’m having an affair with New York. (Don’t tell Peter!). We go through rough patches sometimes … like Winter, or when I slip on ice, or when cabs splash me with slushy puddle water … but we always manage…

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Winter = 1 , Elena = 0 Alright people, I’ve had it with winter. Sure I’m sick of the cold, and the snow, and the winter wardrobe … but my level of doneness reached a breaking…

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Anyone else excited for the Oscar’s tonight?? Of all the award shows, this is definitely my favorite. Obviously the three hours of red carpet coverage plays a big part … but Peter and I always make a…

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After a long weekend of go-go-go it’s nice to be relaxing on the couch right now watching the Grammys. Peter’s parents were in town the last few days and it was one long eating and drinking…

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Love Affair Links

Confession. I bought these candies for the sole purpose of taking this lovely Instagram. As I was purchasing them I thought “great, we can get in the Valentine’s Day spirit a little early, and have…

A New York Love Affair :: Birthday

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Pop, fizz, click! You don’t really ever neeeeed an excuse to pop some bubbly, but this weekend I had a few extra reasons. (1) Last week A New York Love Affair turned Two! and (2)…

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I love three day weekends, because it means an extra day of PJammin’ while binge-watching my latest tv show (right now that would be White Collar. Helloooo Matt Bomer!). But as nice as it can be to stay cozied…

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Love Affair Links

If there was any question about the potential of winter being as bad as last year, this week settled that score. One arctic blast after another left me hitting the snooze button two extra times…

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Love Affair Links

A new year means new resolutions and new goals. Believe it or not, some of those goals involve this little digital diary! My newest addition to the line-up is going to be “Love Affair Links”…