How to Style an Entry Table

Now that my boyfriend and I are fully settled into the new apartment, we are beginning to decorate! We really needed an entry table with storage, and we found this perfect one at Bed, Bath & Beyond. I decorated with books, candles, my owl bookends (from my sister), my crocheted owl scarf holder (hand made […]

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Spring/Summer Capsule Wardrobe Additions

It feels a bit strange to even think about spring and summer today (as a blizzard rages on outside), but I wanted to share with you my spring/summer capsule wardrobe additions! I finally put my plan into action, and added eight very versatile pieces to my wardrobe. They are: ONE: Ted Baker Kaleidoscope Skirt. I finally […]

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Tone It Up: Week Three Check In

Week three was awesome — my favorite so far! I actually made a small but very effective adjustment this week: I switched from the Body Love workouts to the daily Booty Call. I think that the five daily moves and corresponding workouts push me a bit harder. My waist line has slimmed down even more, […]

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Stained Glass at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Above: Louis C. Tiffany, Tiffany Studio, View of Oyster Bay (detail), 1908 German, The Deposition (detail), 1444 William Jay Bolton and John Bolton, Miriam and Jubal (detail), 1842-48 Above and below: Attributed to Agnes Northrop for Tiffany Studios, Autumn Landscape (detail), 1923-24. C.C.B.B

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Tone It Up: Week Two Check In

I did not do a good job this week with my diet. On Tuesday, I went out for dinner and got chicken and veggies as my main dish…but I also had fried zucchini fritters and a slice of bread. I had a few long days at work and needed to add an addition snack (I […]

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Two Days in Chicago, IL

This summer, my boyfriend and I visited Chicago — the windy city or, as I like to call it, “Smaller, Cleaner New York.” I wanted to share our packed itinerary (I’m all for doing as much as possible during a trip) and make some suggestions! We touched down in O’Hare on Friday morning in late […]

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What I Wore This Month + Outfit Formulas

Trying to stretch your winter wardrobe? Look no further — 21 outfit formulas from what I wore this month! LBD (Fit and Flare) + Cream Poncho + Riding Boots + Leather Tote Little Red Dress + Black Flats LBD (Wrap)  + Black Flats + Trench + Leather Tote LBD (Fit and Flare)  + Heeled Rain […]

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Tone It Up: Week One Check In

Hello! I have successfully completed my first week of Tone It Up’s Eight Week Nutrition Plan! I am absolutely floored by the positive results so far. On Sunday night, I fully hunkered down and prepared for the upcoming week. First step: food shopping. Food shopping was an adventure. Tone It Up suggests a grocery shopping […]

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Your Spring Capsule Wardrobe Checklist

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my vision for my Spring/Summer Capsule wardrobe. As we inch painfully and slowly towards spring, it is finally time to start shopping and turn the vision into a  ~ R E A L I T Y ~ For those who don’t know, a capsule wardrobe consists of a […]

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Tone It Up: 8 Week Nutrition Plan

My sister and I are about to embark on Tone It Up’s 8 Week Nutrition Plan, and we are very, very excited. We are both crazy people who love to work out, so this should be fun. I’ve been feeling very puffy and undisciplined lately, and I’ve gained weight since I started working full time […]

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