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Wedding Wednesday ~ My Bridal Bootcamp

I’ve always had a bit of a love/hate relationship with working out … love how it feels after a a good workout, but hate getting motivated to go. Same goes for eating healthy … love how skinny feels, but…

Toga Trip 2.0 – A Year’s Worth of Growth

Have you ever been working toward something and felt like you hit a rut? Whether it be a career milestone, a fitness goal, or if you’re a fellow blogger maybe even a readership target, I’m sure we can…

Summer Layers

Getting dressed in summer can be kind of boring. Most of the time it’s too hot to wear ONE layer, let alone multiple layers. And for me, most of the fun comes from mixing pieces and…

Transitioning Your Wardrobe to Spring

The transition to spring can be a funny time in your wardrobe. If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent the entire winter hibernating in black and grey clothes, and then the minute the first flower blooms…

Keeping Up with the Blog-dashians

Confession: blogger life can be kind of lonely sometimes. I work full time, so most week nights are spent hunched over my computer editing photos and writing content (while sharing a bottle of wine with…

A New York Love Affair Turns 2!

Year 1 of this blogging journey was about searching. Looking for my voice. Trying to find what I had to say that was different from the thousands of other bloggers out there and putting it…

Back to Basics

Ever have those days where you are feeling particularly uninspired? Maybe your mind is still hitting the snooze button or your creativity is eating breakfast in bed without you. Whatever the reason, we all have those…

Double Duty

At this point, it’s pretty clear how strong my feelings are for a particular blanket scarf. You’ve seen me wear it here, and here, aaaaand here, and here…you get the idea. I have a problem. So I decided to…

Treat Yo Self

New York can be a grind. It’s a city full of dream chasers and overachievers. We pour ourselves into our jobs, working 10, 12, 14 hours days, and follow it up with long nights (obviously this…

One Scarf, Five Ways

With all this hype over blanket scarves, it is easy to forget about its elegent cousin. Blanket scarves may keep you warm, but silk scarves polish off your look, giving it a timeless touch of sophistication and…

A Touch of Holiday Sparkle + Giveaway!

Believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner. It sneaks up on me every year – like we just hopped the express train from Labor Day to Thanksgiving. Not that I’m complaining –…

Trick … Or Treat Myself

When most people are craving candy on Halloween, I’m craving little trinkets and accessories. It’s practically the same thing, right? Today I thought it’d be fun to share a few Halloween-themed items from my wish list: 1 / 2 /…

Running Errands Meets ‘I Woke Up Like This’

There’s something about a fully stocked fruit bowl and a fresh bouquet of flowers that just makes me happy! The last few Saturdays, Peter and I have been on a “Farmers Market and Fresh Blooms”…

To New York, With Love

Manhattan and I just celebrated our two year anniversary! I guess you could say things are getting pretty serious… My love affair started two years ago, the minute I stepped off that plane. Over the course of our…

Remembering to Dress for Me

After almost four years, I still stress about what I’m going to wear before a date with Peter. We see each other every day, and therefore he’s seen almost every item of clothing I own….

‘Merica

USA is out of the World Cup. Memorial Day is a distant memory. And apart from the lingering hangover, the Fourth of July has essentially come and gone. But those shouldn’t be the only occasions you rep your red, white…