Favorite Tone It Up Meals from This Week

Scramble (one whole egg + one egg white + peppers + mushrooms + spinach) Purple People Eater Smoothie (blackberries + frozen banana + spinach + protein powder + chia seeds + honey + cinnamon) Kale Confetti Salad (kale + peppers + onions + pecans + homemade dressing) Thai Veggies with Peanut Sauce (favorite veggies + […]

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Dog Days of Summer

Hello! I figured that I would check in with a quick life update. This is my last week of work before August break. I’ll have two weeks of vacation, and I cannot wait!! I’ve mostly been lazy this month as I anticipate vacation, but I’ve managed to do some interesting things. I’m currently reading In […]

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Vermont Packing List + My One Purchase from the Notorious Nordstrom Sale

  Vermont Packing List by proclaimeternalvictory featuring a shirt dress Next weekend I will be up in Vermont for a company retreat! I’ve put together my packing list and want to keep it super simple: plain monochromatic tops, a summery skirt, lightweight pants, sunglasses, my favorite flats, and a messenger bag. Perfect for eating cheese […]

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New Scrapbook and Supplies

I recently decided to start scrapbooking again! I’m very excited about this — I used to be obsessed with making altered books, and I wanted to start doing something similar again. I bought all of my supplies at Papersource. I basically grabbed as many beginner supplies that I could think of: the actual scrapbook (I […]

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Five Minute Face

Did anyone used to watch What Not To Wear on TLC? I used to be obsessed with it when I was in high school. It was essentially a makeover show. Carmandy, the makeup artist, used to use the phrase “five minute face.” I still think of this phrase in the morning when I’m getting ready […]

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Summer Capsule Wardrobe Basics

  Summer Capsule Wardrobe Basics by proclaimeternalvictory featuring sam edelman shoes As I’ve mentioned in the past, I absolutely despise summer fashion. I much prefer tall boots, tights, scarves, and wool skirts. However, this is the first summer I’ve made a concerted effort to purchase versatile and stylish summer pieces — I used to basically […]

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Georgia O’Keeffe’s New York

These are some of Georgia O’Keeffe’s lesser-known works. I first encountered one of O’Keeffe’s urban landscapes at Vassar’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center (link to the painting here), and I didn’t even recognize it as an O’Keeffe until I read the wall label. These works are such a jarring variation from her usual natural subjects […]

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What I’m Wearing This Week + Outfit Formulas

It’s finally warm again! We dealt with a couple of weeks of cooler, rainy weather here in New York City, and I’m very happy that temperatures are moving steadily upwards. I know I will doubt saying this when it’s 99.9 degrees and sweat is dripping down my back,  but I can’t wait for summer. Here’s […]

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My Favorite Room from the Kips Bay Decorator Show House

This was my first year visiting the Kips Bay Decorator Show House, and it was all that I imagined it would be. The Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club chooses a location each year (usually a townhouse), and they select a group of decorators to design a different room in the house. It is wonderful, […]

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Florine Stettheimer at the Jewish Museum

Florine and Ettie, Family Portrait II, 1933 Detail from Beauty Contest: To the Memory of P.T. Barnum, 1924 From left to right: Portrait of Myself, Portrait of My Sister, Carrie W. Stettheimer, and Portrait of My Sister, Ettie Stettheimer, (all 1923) Detail from Portrait of My Sister, Carrie W. Stettheimer, 1923 Detail from Portrait of Baron de Meyer, 1923 […]

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