Monthly Archives: April 2016

Countdown to the wedding!

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T minus one month until Matt and I get married–whoa! Time flies. Last week, we popped by City Hall in Brooklyn and applied for our marriage license. Heavy. (Kidding!) But it’s true: Through all the planning and the details and the late night Pinterest searches, I’m always amazed at how humbling the little wedding-related moments are…. Read more »

The nicest New York thing

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Recently, some very close friends invited us over for a home-cooked dinner on the Upper East Side. It was after work on a Friday night and they told us to bring….absolutely nothing. (We brought wine.) As I strolled up there from work–it used to be my old ‘hood so I welcomed the walk–I couldn’t help… Read more »

The weekend is here!

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Happy Friday, my darling readers! What do you have planned for the weekend? I’m excited because I have my hair and makeup trial for my wedding — which, eek, is about four weeks away! Definitely in the home stretch now. Wishing you a lovely and relaxing weekend ahead. Here, to get it started right, a… Read more »

Books Page: Spring Reading

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Lately, I’ve been getting so much reading done on the subway. (There’s nothing better than spotting an empty seat on the F train.) These three books are on my spring reading list: The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. This title was endorsed by Amy Poehler, but the story is what caught my eye: It’s about a… Read more »

2 (delightful) signs of summer

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Sure, Boston got snow this weekend and the temperatures in New York dipped back into the 20s (yikes), but it was all spring/summer in Brooklyn, mainly due to my favorite warm-weather pasta dish and bottle of rosé. Let’s discuss the first: This recipe for Pasta with Five Fresh Herbs is one of my favorites. It used to… Read more »