Posts Categorized: Brooklyn

The weekend is here!

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Happy Friday, dear readers! What do you have planned for the weekend? I’m actually off on a solo trip to Maine for a mini family reunion with my cousins — one of whom is visiting all the way from Memphis. This week has been so hot, I might actually dip my toe in the frigid Atlantic Ocean…. Read more »

Writing vs. Music

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Several years ago, someone asked me: How would you describe your writing process? One thing that immediately came to mind was the fact that, as I write (or type, rather), I need to be able to speak through each sentence out loud in my head. It sounds strange, but I think that hearing the rhythm is what… Read more »

Like rain on your wedding day

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You guys! I’m so sorry for the radio silence — I really fell off the wagon with blogging in the six weeks leading up to getting married. Here’s the thing that no one really warned me about: If you don’t hire a wedding planner, you will be drowning in wedding to do’s and logistics and peony color… 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 »