Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
Three Lives and Company, to escape from the chill and browse for a new read (also to regain the feeling in my fingers-it was cold!). I picked up this book, which I was surprised and delighted to discover after reading and loving this one. The next day I came back to the area with my sister and we had brunch at Jeffrey's Grocery, which I highly recommend - they gave us house made ginger snaps for a little post brunch dessert, which I'm now determined to try to recreate at home! Click through for the rest of my pictures from this charming little corner of NYC:
Friday, November 21, 2014
I love when I spot little snippets and sayings around the city, and this was one that caught my eye above the Aesop store downtown. I think it's a great sentiment and something that I'm continually striving to bear in mind in my own life.
Hope everyone has a great weekend!
Thursday, November 20, 2014
original Magnolia Bakery, I definitely suggest checking out Molly's Cupcakes. It's a really cute place with a retro vibe - they play old music, they have wooden swings at the counter instead of bar stools, and they even have shelves of old board games for patrons to play with. Besides all of that though, the cupcakes are seriously delicious, with creative flavors like Butterscotch Caramel, Peach Cobbler, Cake Batter, and more. Over the summer I had their Spekuloos cupcake (which sadly, they don't have currently) and seriously LOVED it.
228 Bleeker Street
photos by me
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The other day I stopped in the Jonathan Adler store on the Upper East Side (love it there), and treated myself to this Muse d'Or candle that I've been obsessed with as of late. I've had the Muse Noir forever and it's always been one of my very favorite items, so when they put out the gold version, I knew it was only a matter of time before I would have to spring for it!
photos by me
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Rachel Zoe sample sale at Chelsea Market the other weekend. Pretty exciting for me, because I think sample sales (similar to consignment stores) are a little bit like a treasure hunt - and I was super excited to finally find my chunky knit - for 65% off retail!
Monday, November 17, 2014
Ever since I had my home tours published, I get readers emailing me from time to time seeking advice on finding an apartment in NYC. As much as I wish I could help, I don't have much advice to offer because I was lucky enough to find my rental apartment through my job. I mentioned to my friend Victoria how I always feel a little bad about not being able to help the people who email, and she (brilliantly) suggested that I ask a few of my favorite bloggers for their apartment-finding recommendations and share their answers in a post. So, I did just that! I think that anyone looking to move to NYC (or just apartment-hunting in general) will be able to gain a lot of useful insight from these lovely ladies. Read on for advice from the NYC bloggers behind With Love From Kat, Design Darling, Victoria McGinley Studio, Stripes and Sequins, Daisy O, and Society Social!