Posts Categorized: Brooklyn

DIY flowers at home


How often do you buy fresh flower arrangements to sprinkle around your home? It’s a new tradition I’ve started since moving to Brooklyn—and a cheap investment that brightens up our entire space. I’m lucky—Edelweiss Floral Atelier is a new shop in Cobble Hill, and one that happens to be located along the route I walk… Read more »

Mapping Manhattan


What if New York were a blank slate, and you could map it out the way you imagined it to be? That’s what author Becky Cooper attempts to do with her new book Mapping Manhattan: A Love (and Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers. I first heard about the book when I… Read more »

Digging out


My darling readers: After spending the past week off the grid, I’m happy to report that I survived my big move from the Upper East Side to Brooklyn. Whew! Now, the unpacking begins—I have NO idea how I managed to squeeze so much stuff into my tiny, New York-sized apartment. My collection of magazines alone… Read more »

The weekend is here!


My darling readers, it’s Friday! I’m so thrilled it’s the weekend—and also feeling a little nostalgic. It’s my last weekend living on the Upper East Side. Then, it’s off to Brooklyn for me! In tribute to the last five years, Matt and I have planned a UES-style send-off with plans to hit all my favorite… Read more »

The weekend is here!


Happy Friday, my darling readers! What’s on tap for your weekend? I’m packing, couch shopping, and more. Lots to do, so little time to do it in before I move! The biggest question is this: What on earth do I do with all the magazines I have saved? Wishing you a wonderful and relaxing weekend… Read more »