Monthly Archives: July 2013

A recipe for French 75 popsicles

Matt and I have been on a real Popsicle kick lately. It’s seems to be the best—and fastest—way to beat the heat! Now, thanks to a recent gift of Popsicle molds, we’ve decided to attempt to make our own. This recipe for French 75 Popsicles—which includes champagne, gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup—caught our eye…. Read more »

Why children’s books matter

As I mentioned last week, my mom was in town for a visit over the weekend. Before seeing Matilda: The Musical on Broadway, we decided it only made sense for us to pop by the New York Public Library’s special exhibit, “The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter“. We were so glad that we… Read more »

One week, three movies

Other than Frances Ha, Iron Man 3, and Monsters University, I haven’t seen too many movies in the theater this summer. But that’s about to change this week. I mentioned Blue Jasmine before, but The To Do List and The Way, Way Back are two more coming-of-age summer flicks that I can’t wait to see…. Read more »

The weekend is here!

My darling readers, the weekend is here! What do you have planned for the next couple of days off? I’m excited because my mom is visiting from Massachusetts, and we have quite the weekend planned. Most exciting, we’re going to see a couple of Broadway shows, which is definitely a treat. Wishing you a fantastic… Read more »


With the way the temperatures keep climbing, the only thing I’ve been craving lately is a fresh—and inventive—salad. That’s why I am completely obsessed with Sarah Yates’ Instagram feed and the mouth-watering salad pics she posts. Seriously, how yummy do the combinations above look? Notice that all three salads include a favorite ingredient of mine:… Read more »