Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Best Vanilla Cupcakes

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Call me crazy, but during my weekend at home, I attempted another baking adventure! The recipe on deck? The Best Vanilla Cupcakes by One Girl Cookies, my favorite bakery in New York. With my mom there to help, we averted culinary disaster like the last time. Our dog Bandit even wanted a taste! I couldn’t… Read more »

Framed shopping bags

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What do you do with the limited edition (or classic) shopping bags you take home after purchasing something at your favorite stores or boutiques? I always hold onto mine, but this brilliant idea gave me a new and creative way to feature every artful design. After all, most shopping experiences are usually marking an occasion…. Read more »

Oscars 2012: Best Dressed!

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Michelle Williams, Jennifer Lopez, Angelina Jolie, and Emma Stone — my top four for best dressed at the 2012 Academy Awards. Who did you love? Details, please. (Images via The Huffington Post)

The weekend is here!

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Happy weekend dear readers! How was your week? I’m traveling for the next couple of days — Massachusetts-bound to catch up with family and friends. I’m hoping for a traffic-free journey back to New York on Sunday so that I don’t miss one minute of the Academy Awards! Here, to get your weekend started right,… Read more »

Downton Abbey

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I’m late to the party on this one, but after a 7-episode marathon of season one over the weekend, I’ll admit: I’m hooked on Downton Abbey. I know that I’m a full season behind (forgive me!), but I promise, I’ll catch up quick. I actually feel lucky that I still have seven full episodes to… Read more »