Posts Categorized: New York

How to Start a Book Club

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I’m going to be honest: I’ve always been just a little bit anti-book club. The main reason? It just feels like a lot of pressure, plus I worry that the books that are on my reading list will get sidelined by insurmountable 500-page novels that I’ll never have time to get all the way through. But recently, I changed my mind.

January 2017 Resolutions

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Hi and hello, my darling readers! I’ve missed you. The end of 2016 was kind of a blur (my sister’s wedding, the election and the holidays all mixed in) and I fell off the wagon with blogging. But new year, do you and all — the plan is to finally get back on track! That… Read more »

3 wedding things

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Lately, a lot of friends—some newly engaged—keep asking me for my best wedding advice. The biggest takeaway from my wedding is to each their own, meaning the stuff that mattered to me (invitations, picking a location with meaning, the photographer) may not matter for another bride. Still, there are three things that I’m so very glad… Read more »

“Manhattan” in New York

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One of my favorite lines from Woody Allen’s Manhattan is: “He adored New York City. He idolized it all out of proportion.” As I come up on nine years of living here this winter, I felt like I could use a reminder of why I moved in the first place. (Seriously, the sweltering F train in the summer is enough… Read more »

Fashion Page: Fall Bags

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So, there are three bags I’ve had my eyes on lately…and I think at least two of them could seamlessly make the transition into fall. The first is this darling Cameron Street Byrdie bag from Kate Spade in lilac petal. It seems so sweet for end of summer/early fall, don’t you think? I also am… Read more »