Monthly Archives: June 2014

Office envy

Ever since I got back from my trip, I’ve been on an organization tear. My current project: Updating my work space at home. For the last several months, my desk has become a receptacle for everything except office-related things. Books and knick-knacks, photos and jewelry, not to mention a massive printer that I’ve had for years,… Read more »

The weekend is here!

Happy Friday, dear readers! What do you have planned for the next couple of days? I’m so excited because my friend Shalah is coming to town. Remember: She’s the one who gave me cooking lessons and got married in Ireland, too? 🙂 Here, to get your weekend started right, a few happy posts from around… Read more »

Travel Page: Aix-en-Provence

As I mentioned last week, I’m recapping my travels in Sweden, France and Italy. Next up: the South of France! After four hours on the high speed train, we made it from Paris to Aix-en-Provence. This was the one place we decided it was worth it to rent a car, since we knew there were… Read more »

Flower arrangements 101

Whenever I pass a flower shop or bodega in New York with tons of buckets of fresh and colorful stems, I feel a sudden rush to make an impulse buy. But I always stop at the number of options. I never know what to pair with what! Of course, I know which types of flowers… Read more »

Train Travel Survival Guide

As I continue to chronicle my travels in Sweden, Paris (here and here) and Italy, I wanted to share something important: how to survive all those hours on the train! We took a flight from Sweden to Paris, but after that, we traveled on high speed and commuter trains from Paris all the way to… Read more »