Posts Categorized: Christmas

The weekend is here!

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My dearest readers! I can’t believe it’s the weekend—and another year has gone by. 2014 was a total blur, filled with lots of friends, adventure and fun. Thank you so much for continuing to read my blog. Lots of exciting changes are coming to it in the new year! I so appreciate that you stay… Read more »

For the love of pistachios

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At my house, over Christmas, there’s one gift that always appears beneath the tree: Pistachios. They’ve always been my dad’s favorite snack, but as the years have gone by, all of us have come to love them, especially my sister. That’s why I laughed out loud when I stumbled upon this cute, pistachio-themed necklace over… Read more »

December Page: A toast!

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Happy December, my darling readers! This year went by so fast, right? December is always such a busy month. I love the contrast between the frantic holiday shopping and party hopping compared with the calm, happy, and peaceful moments shared with family and friends. My favorite things about this month:• Sending holiday notes to loved… Read more »

Holiday shopping strategies

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This year, I’m trying to get a jump start on my holiday shopping and avoid the December rush. I’m always such a last minute girl with Christmas! I keep thinking: If I can just iron out my gift list now, I’ll be so prepared when Cyber Monday rolls around! Since I have time on the subway,… Read more »

Playing tourist at Rockefeller Center

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Last week, I decided to take a detour from my usual commute home to Brooklyn, and walk through Rockefeller Center to see the Christmas tree. Those are always the pinch-me-I-live-in-New-York moments, since I grew up watching the tree lighting on TV, and now I can simply walk a few extra blocks and see it up… Read more »