Monthly Archives: June 2014

Office envy

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Ever since I got back from my trip, I’ve been on an organization tear. My current project: Updating my work space at home. For the last several months, my desk has become a receptacle for everything except office-related things. Books and knick-knacks, photos and jewelry, not to mention a massive printer that I’ve had for years,… Read more »

The weekend is here!

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Happy Friday, dear readers! What do you have planned for the next couple of days? I’m so excited because my friend Shalah is coming to town. Remember: She’s the one who gave me cooking lessons and got married in Ireland, too? Here, to get your weekend started right, a few happy posts from around the… Read more »

Travel Page: Aix-en-Provence

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As I mentioned last week, I’m recapping my travels in Sweden, France and Italy. Next up: the South of France! After four hours on the high speed train, we made it from Paris to Aix-en-Provence. This was the one place we decided it was worth it to rent a car, since we knew there were… Read more »

Flower arrangements 101

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Whenever I pass a flower shop or bodega in New York with tons of buckets of fresh and colorful stems, I feel a sudden rush to make an impulse buy. But I always stop at the number of options. I never know what to pair with what! Of course, I know which types of flowers… Read more »

Train Travel Survival Guide

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As I continue to chronicle my travels in Sweden, Paris (here and here) and Italy, I wanted to share something important: how to survive all those hours on the train! We took a flight from Sweden to Paris, but after that, we traveled on high speed and commuter trains from Paris all the way to… Read more »