June 30, 2014

June 2014 Beauty Finds

June 2014 Beauty Finds

COASTAL SCENTS REVEALED PALETTE SET I got a sample of these eye shadows from BIRCHBOX and immediately ordered the full palette, which comes with 3 brushes - score! The eye shadows range from nude to metallic and all glide on and blend easily.

June 29, 2014

Anthropologie Summer Tag Sale

ANTHROPOLOGIE is having their annual summer tag sale. Now is the time to scoop up some items for yourself and/or your home. Check out my picks below...

June 27, 2014

Weekly Roundup: June 27, 2014

TGIF. And a super short roundup for this week.

June 26, 2014

Get Fit: Beatbox Fitness

Last week was a successful week in that I crossed some things off of my 101 THINGS TO DO IN SUMMER list and trying a new workout (#31 among many others) was one of them. BEATBOX FITNESS was my pick.

June 25, 2014

Shopbop Sale

That's right. Time for another SHOPBOP SALE. Extra 25% off sale items with code 25MORE. Here are some of my picks. What will you scoop up?

June 24, 2014

Interior Inspired: Kelly Wearstler Designed Theater


I stumbled across this beauty on DOMAINE. How cozy does this look? Doesn't it just make you want to skip summer altogether and jump right into winter so you can lounge around here and watch movies all day? Okay, maybe not. But if this room was in my house (ahem, small apartment), I would settle for a rainy day playing hooky from work.

Anyways, this gorgeous room was designed by Kelly Wearstler for the Dreamworks CEO and its FOR SALE. So maybe I can get my hands on it after all...in my dreams. Here's my take on a similar look.

June 23, 2014

Never Enough Stripes

Never Enough Stripes

Such a classic print, no? Some great finds perfect for some summer fun.

June 20, 2014

Weekly Roundup: June 20, 2014

How good do these margs look? I could use one right about now and the fact that they are made with my favorite tequila makes them all the more appealing. Hoping to knock a few things off this LIST this weekend, probably the more relaxing ones but that's still progress!

Now following this BLOG. So good.

A DIY that looks easy enough and cute!

Eat: Bantam Bagels

The best way to start your weekend? A bagel Friday with mini filled bagel balls of course! Yes, you are probably meant to only have 1 or 2 and save on the calories, but with just how delicious they are you can't resist a few more. Run, walk, bike, whatever your way over to BANTAM BAGELS on Bleecker Street. Your stomach will thank me later and definitely try the below...

June 18, 2014

Do: 101 Things To Do This Summer

I've been working on this list for quite some time and sadly, it has a number of things on it that I've been meaning to do since I moved into the city. Procrastinating, feeling broke, and just taking NYC for granted have all played their part. So this summer I'm committing myself  to them and plan to knock them off. Read through and see if you have anything else to add...

1. Bike through Central Park.

2. Spend a weekend on the cape.


4. Take advantage of the free LOLE OUTDOOR WORKOUTS.

June 17, 2014

Eat: Burger & Barrel

BURGER & BARREL has been on my list for quite some time, so after a week of craving a delicious, juicy burger I decided to treat my boyfriend to a dinner (while also satisfying my tastebuds). A cute little spot located on West Houston, B&B's sister restaurants are Lure Fishbar and El Toro Blanco (both also on the list), this place did not disappoint.

June 16, 2014

Make: Avocado Club Pasta Salad

On my quest to cook more I whipped up this simple pasta salad the other night and got some rave reviews from my boyfriend and his friend. Cheese, bacon, avocado - need I go on? Give it a try, in less than 30 minutes you'll have a delicious meal.

June 13, 2014

Weekly Roundup June 13, 2014

It's hard to feel motivated to do anything at all when the weather isn't cooperating. This entire week it has been rainy and cold in NYC. Outdoor workouts (okay, let's be serious, workouts of any kind) have been canceled in favor of nights at home watching movies/TV/the Rangers WINNING a game, etc. Here's to hoping the weather decides to cooperate this weekend so I can get some sun!

Can I Live Here? Billy Joel's Hamptons Estate

I never thought I'd want to live in the Hamptons, but if I had a whopping $19.95 million this might be my place. Billy Joel is selling this 5,550-square-foot, four-bedroom, six-bath home designed by Nate Berkus - yes, the Nate Berkus - and it is to die for. Oceanfront views, pool, and that kitchen...WOW. Now if only I was the Piano Man....

June 12, 2014

Beach Bag

Beach Bag

With a few fun trips to the Cape and North Carolina lined up this summer a well packed beach bag is key. If I don't have my essentials I'll risk looking like an unprepared lobster. Along with my BEACH READS this is what will be in my bag this summer...

June 10, 2014

Beach Reads

The sun beating down, the light roll of waves lulling into a rhythm and the sand between your toes while your mind wanders into another world. What could be better? Reading on the beach is one of my favorite summer activities. I could sit there for hours reading book after book (and probably end up as red as a lobster). This summer I'll be reading a few books on my list while soaking up the rays. Check out some of them below.

June 9, 2014

Home Decor

Home Decor

If I bring one more thing home for the apartment I think my boyfriend will either kill me or I will go broke. So these are merely for decor inspiration, but they would look good in the place...

June 6, 2014

Weekly Roundup June 6, 2014

I stumbled upon the above quote during my obsessive blog reading this week and it really struck me. I've been coming back to read it and just can't stop thinking about it. Hoping it helps provide some clarity for me (ugh - work, life - forgive the millennial drama) and I'm on the verge of figuring it all out. BUT, after all it is  Friday, so that's the cherry on top of the Sundae. Have a great weekend and enjoy the links!

Go: Broadway Bites

BROADWAY BITES is back and just in time for bikini season. Seriously though, why do they time these pop-up markets like this? This pop-up brings together culinary businesses and chefs in Greeley Square Park (intersection of 33rd and Broadway). Red Hook Lobster Pound, Mayhem & Stout, NuNu Beers & Scoops...the list just keeps getting better and better, so needless to say I had to check it out.

June 5, 2014

One Kings Lane Artisanal Sale

So ONE KINGS LANE is having an amazing sale right now with 5 artisans - ARTISANAL. All of their goods - jewelry and bags - aside from being beautiful are handmade. Check out the sale before everything is gone.

June 4, 2014

Make: Sangria

 Aside from Margaritas, Summer screams Sangria. And what could be better than a refreshing drink that combines wine and fruit? Two important food groups, no? Check out these recipes I'll be whipping up this summer.

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