Monthly Archives: August 2010

Sleeping bears


As a girl who — growing up — loved reading books like Bear Aware to prepare for hikes deep in the wilderness in Maine, I’m not sure how I feel about the sleeping bag pictured above. Cute and hug-able? Maybe. Something you want to wake up next to while alone in the woods in the… Read more »

Get out of town


My dear readers, are you in the mood for a weekend escape? Look no further than the MGM Grand at Foxwoods. It’s easy to get to, with lots to do and lots to see! For me, dinner at Paragon and spa treatments at G-Spa are the only things a girl could need, but what about… Read more »

Birthday bliss


In honor of my little sister’s 25th birthday today, I thought I’d share some creative party details as inspiration for celebrating the occasion just right. A cupcake with a sparkler is sweet and festive, don’t you think? What great way to make a birthday wish! (Via The Sweetest Occasion)

Cover girl


Maybe it’s because I love The Good Wife. Maybe it’s because I think that Julianna Margulies continues to be one of the best actresses out there today. Maybe it’s because I’m interviewing Julianna’s co-star Matt Czuchry today for the next cover of New York Resident magazine. Either way, I think Redbook‘s September cover might be… Read more »

Tomato tasting


There’s no better way to spend a Sunday than tasting heirloom tomatoes at the open-air New Amsterdam Market downtown. All 20 varieties were delicious, and I was more than okay with lining up to try each one. My favorites were the Black Prince tomato (which tasted rather egg-planty) and the Sun Gold cherry tomato. Blame… Read more »