Monthly Archives: August 2015

The easiest way to exfoliate


I’ve never been someone who is super great at remembering to exfoliate my face. Sometimes it’s a miracle I even wash my makeup off at all before bed depending on the day (thank god for those makeup removing wipes — genius!). Then I met Julep’s Konjac Sponge and everything changed. First of all, it’s pretty tough to… Read more »

Road trip to the Catskills


Since summer really is winding down (sigh), Matt and I have been looking ahead to fall foliage season and trying to come up with an easy way to get out of town. We’ve been to Niagara Falls — which I loved — but that was an 8-hour trek from NYC. And while we felt quite… Read more »

The weekend is here!


Happy weekend, my darling readers! What do you have planned for the next couple of days off? Matt and I are going to this hilarious-looking play that’s a spoof on Jurassic Park. We got our tickets months ago — I can’t wait! Wishing you a wonderful and relaxing weekend ahead. Here, to get it started right, a… Read more »

A cute film about modern love


As you know, the video store in my neighborhood is the best. It’s the main way I stumble across films that I might not have heard about otherwise simply by scanning the shelves. Case in point: 5 to 7. This cute movie stars Anton Yelchin and Berenice Marlohe, and features pop-up (and hilarious) appearances by Glenn Close, Olivia Thirlby and Frank Langella. It’s… Read more »

The prettiest dress for work

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So, I’m trying so so hard not to shop right now (saving for a wedding is no joke, yo), but then the fall Boden catalog arrived in the mail…and I saw this dress. It’s very Jackie O or Audrey Hepburn, right? But in a modern, work-appropriate way. I can picture wearing it to the office, but also to… Read more »