Coffee Dates for One

Are you on your second cup of coffee yet? It’s Monday — forgive yourself. Sipping on an especially strong latte Monday morning is like sipping on a cup of sanity [throw in a croissant and life is good again]. Even better is a coffee date for one. I’ve started doing solo coffee stops as a means of regrouping and reenergizing. Something about the alone time — if even for only…. Read more

The Lyst: November Favorites

Our monthly lyst of favorites is here and it’s making me feel oh-so-warm-and-fuzzy! This month kicks off the holiday season, so you’ll spot a few pieces here that encourage togetherness. This ‘gather’ pillow especially warms my heart because it represents exactly what we should all be doing this time of year. I also love the backgammon set and decorative leaf plates as entertaining staples this month. For those of you…. Read more

Bringing Fall Indoors

Fall will forever be my favorite season for its pops of color and promised coziness. There’s something about this time of year that makes me feel nostalgic and comfortable. Maybe that’s why I like to bring fall inside — to my entryway, so all those cozy feelings follow me in. I can’t imagine I’m alone in feeling all these happy feelings, so I wanted to share a few ideas for…. Read more

The Lyst: Halloween Decor

Who knew BOO was so chic?? I spotted this Marquee sign at Target [for under $20], and felt inspired to get in a spooky state-of-mind. Outside of pumpkins and obnoxiously-large bowls of candy, I don’t typically do a lot of Halloween decorations. Buuuut, after doing some online shopping [always dangerous], I’m hooked. From skull garland, to witch hat bottle toppers, to pumpkin plates, this lyst will get you in the…. Read more

Celebrate Fall with a Park Picnic

There’s something about a fall picnic that brings me back to my childhood. The crisp leaves. The crunchy apples. The candied walnuts. All of it makes me feel nostalgic. That nostalgia pushed me to host a picnic in Central Park while visiting New York. A quick stop at the famed Dean + Deluca market paired with a couple of great friends = the happiest afternoon. My picnic advice? Opt for…. Read more