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Fifty Days of Summer

From today (July 17th) until the end of Labor Day Weekend (September 6th), there are a little over fifty days left in what most consider the summer season. I do not know about anyone else, but this period seems to … Read More


I am thrilled to be featuring a small business that is close to my heart this evening! My cousin, RYAN, launched her own digital art shop in the midst of the chaos that is 2020. That fact alone is one … Read More

Gift Guide: Female-Owned Brands

Sharing my final gift guide of the season today! This guide features products from female-owned brands – many of which I have shopped from for years. #1 BLACK SLINGBACK PUMP I first discovered SARAH FLINT through one of my favorite … Read More

Gift Guide: Black-Owned Brands

My second holiday post is full of bright gift picks! All of the gift recommendations in this list are from Black-owned businesses. I am super excited to purchase items from these brands for myself & for others on my list. … Read More

Gift Guide: Queer-Owned Brands

Today is my first day sharing holiday gift guides! As I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, BAD ON PAPER, I heard a summary of exactly why this activity is making me feel even happier than usual. Becca … Read More

Autumn To-Do List 2020

This weekend I felt happier than I have in a while & I want to extend these good feelings. Time continues to feel out of whack, but I find these short lists helps me savor the season I am in … Read More

Thanksgiving 2019

This holiday has already been filled with glasses of bubbly, a family dinner at our favorite restaurant, & snuggles with babies. After several weeks of intense stress, I am feeling my body finally start to relax in the suburbs. My … Read More

A December Photo Diary

I love love love the Christmas season, especially in New York City! Every corner is covered in lights & bows. I snap pictures constantly trying to capture the magic. In years past, I would try & fail to recap the … Read More

My Personal Christmas List

There are only five days left until the big reveal under the tree! I am fascinated by what folks ask for at Christmas. So, I think it is only fair to share the exact list that I sent off to … Read More

Holiday To-Do List

I am heading to New Jersey tomorrow & I literally cannot wait to be home for the holidays! When I wrote my 2017 HOLIDAY TO-DO LIST, it was at the start of the season. This year, my list will only represent … Read More