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September 2016


The Mixtape // 09.30.16

Happy Friday, friends! Jordan and I are setting out to accomplish something we haven’t done in months — see a movie in the actual movie theater. This is big, folks. Hope you have a great weekend — here’s this week’s mix of things that are worth sharing.  Continue Reading

At Home

DIY Negative Space Nails

Earlier this year, I shared about treating myself to some pampering at Paintbox — the super-chic nail salon in Soho, which sets the trend on cool nail designs. Now, in that same post (which you can read here),  I also explained how while I love getting my nails done, limited time and the way my bank account is set up lead me to usually do my nails at home instead of at the salon. At 10 o’clock at night. With the hopes that I won’t wake up with little lines all over my nails from the bed sheets.  Continue Reading


The Mixtape // 09.23.16

It’s Friday, friends. This is the mixtape. And this week was definitely a mix of highs and lows.

There were good things like celebrating the second anniversary of our church community, finishing The Get Down, seafood tacos at Lulu’s Taqueria, nights at home without any commitments, and visiting Jordan’s grandmother where Jameson called her “GG!” (And yes, I’m still waiting on him to call me anything that sounds remotely close to “Mommy.” #salty) Continue Reading

Around NYC, Food

Brunch in Brooklyn: Five Leaves

A few months ago, while killing time on a long flight, Jordan watched a show that profiled places where NYC chefs eat, when they’re off the clock and without obligation to be at their own restaurant.

Jordan came home from that trip, raving about the show and insisting that we had to check out a few of the profiled restaurants — one being Five Leaves in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. For outings like these, I need very little convincing. Continue Reading


The Mixtape // 09.16.16

Man, this week flew by. I’m looking forward to spending some quality time with our family as we celebrate my mom’s birthday! I love looking at this photo of her and Jameson hanging out on her birthday last year at the NY Botanic Garden. Oh, how he’s grown! Continue Reading