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People’s Climate March

This past weekend, LB, Michele, and I had the privilege of walking in the People’s Climate March in NYC.  It was inspiring to see so many people coming together and getting involved that my eyes may have watered a bit here and there.  The march seemed to be a platform for so many areas of […]

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A Interesting Walk

I grew up in LA but have spent the past 14 years in NYC.  I’m used to walking everywhere.  When I come home I’m always surprised by the car culture I had previously been so accustomed to.  The other weekend LB and I walked about one mile (well I walked, she sat in the stroller) […]


Food Highlights

It’s official. Summer has started! We celebrated the start of summer with a trip to Montauk, NY. We’ve been going there for the past few years. It’s a great place to go if you want something a little more low-key than the Hamptons but still want great beaches and restaurants. Plus, there are also tons […]


Mini Sugar Cookie Houses

Good friends of ours brought back these adorable mini-house cookie cutters from their trip to Japan. It was such a thoughtful and kind gift. Of course, I could hardly wait to use them with this sugar cookie recipe here. The set came with shapes to make a chimney, but those pieces were eaten before they […]


Negroni Week

I’ll admit, it wasn’t love at first taste when it came to my first experience with Campari.  I had bought a bottle many years ago without ever tasting it and brought it to my friends rooftop party in Brooklyn to mix up some aperitifs.  I had no idea what I was doing at the time […]


Palermo: Six Photographs

These warmer days have triggered nostalgia for Italy. Thus, I have been reviewing photographs from our past trips. Palermo was the first city that Michele and I explored together in Sicily. We took the sleeper train from Rome (not recommended—especially if you get claustrophobic). We arrived in Palermo in the morning and had only one […]


Rainbow Roses

Happy Monday! The other day LB and I spotted individually wrapped rainbow roses in front of our local bodega.  Normally I shy away from dyed flowers but there was something so whimsical and happy about these roses.  We brought this one home and it became a magic fairy wand for LB and then added an […]