Monthly Archives: August 2015

My Savannah plant bloomed!

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You guys: I’ve spent the entire summer trying to get my Savannah plant (a gift from my mom after our trip to the South) to bloom. June went by. July went by. Nothing. Then, I learned about this awesome trick to prevent over-watering: Stick your finger one inch below the surface to find out if… Read more »

The weekend is here!

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Happy Friday, my darling readers! What do you have planned for the next couple of days off? I’m going to watch a screening of To Catch a Thief with Grace Kelly and Cary Grant — a classic! Here, to get your weekend started right, a few happy posts from around the web: A deleted Friends scene. Love this… Read more »

Cooking with quinoa

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A lot of nights, after a long day of work, all I want to do is throw dinner together quick, but it’s hard to find something that’s fast to prepare, filling and tasty, too (especially when your cooking ability is limited, like it is with me). Anyways, I’ve been leaning a lot on quinoa lately and… Read more »

Governor’s Island in the heat

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In the middle of last week’s heat wave, Matt and I decided it would be a perfect time for a day trip to Governor’s Island. We’ve gone almost every summer and love it — plus, if you bring bikes, it’s a built-in pass to the front of the ferry line. (Never a bad thing.) Our… Read more »

The weekend is here!

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Happy Friday, my darling readers! What do you have planned for the next couple of days off? My sister is in town and it’s her birthday. I can’t wait to celebrate with her and hang out. Wishing you a wonderful weekend ahead. Here, to get it started right, a few happy posts from around the web: This… Read more »