Monthly Archives: August 2016

Recipe Page: Heirloom Tart


When temperatures hit 100 degrees, it only makes sense to turn your oven on to 400 degrees to bake, right? Ha, OK, so maybe not, but that’s what I did over the weekend. I’ve been hitting up our local farmer’s market every Saturday and buying more heirloom tomatoes than I know what to do with…that… Read more »

Wallpaper for renters


Has anyone spent any time messing around with temporary apartment wallpaper? I’m seriously toying with the idea of wallpapering one of the walls in our bedroom with this pretty peony pattern from Anthropologie, but can’t decide if it’s a colossal waste of money should we decide to move apartments in the next year or so. It’s… Read more »

The weekend is here!

Happy weekend, my darling readers! What do you have planned? I’m hoping to hit up my favorite rooftop for some pizza and maybe see this movie, too. The trailer looks so good, right? Wishing you a wonderful and relaxing weekend ahead. Here, to get it started right, a few happy posts from around the web:… Read more »

Take 2: My New Elephant Ear


I’m going to be honest: When it comes to plant care, I’m really not very skilled. Which is why I was thrilled to locate a gorgeous elephant ear at a garden center in Red Hook last year and—gasp—actually keep it alive for a solid 11 months. But then the wedding reared it’s busy head and I became a super… Read more »

TV Page: Stranger Things


Are you watching Stranger Things on Netflix? I’m not really one for horror TV shows—or movies for that matter—but I love Wynona Ryder and, after her comeback in Show Me a Hero, was intrigued to hear that she’d be making her Netflix debut in this 80s-set sci-fi original show. It’s only eight episodes in length (we’ve got two to go!) and it’s about… Read more »