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Friday Favorites: Elie Saab S/S Couture 2016

I'm overwhelmed by all of the insanely gorgeous S/S 2016 Couture shows going on right now. I'm loving all the shades of lilacs and blues with neutrals thrown in. There is something so refreshing about a Spring/Summer show in the midst of wintertime. I may be bundled in scarves and layers r…

Travel Log: Amsterdam

I dreamed about walking down the canal-lined streets of Amsterdam for years before I got the opportunity to go last spring. Tulips, pretty architecture and cobble-stoned sidewalks filled my mind. This was the place that Derek and I would go for our honeymoon one day, you know, if we ever get marri…

On My Bookshelf: A Comedy + A Memoir

Last year I managed to read 12 books - my goal for 2015! This year I want to push myself a little further and goal myself for 25 books. I love snuggling up in bed and reading, but not only do I enjoy reading but it also helps my creative process. As a writer, reading new stories and introducing my…

Two For Tuesday

Happy Tuesday everyone! This week is starting out slow and I'm already day dreaming about the weekend. I'm also day dreaming about this particular snowy day more than a year ago. It just makes sense to throw on a drapey Free People lace slip, a chunky sweater in a royal shade and frolic ar…

Cold Weather Essentials: Layer Under a Dress

Dressing for cold weather isn't my specialty. I've been trying to avoid it but after this past weekend's snow storm I guess I can't hide from it very much anymore. I'll be walking to work, avoiding un-shoveled sidewalks and patches of ice. Weather like this forces me to wear pa…

Friday Film Favorite: Brooklyn

Last week Derek and I went out on a movie date and saw the film, "Brooklyn" featuring Saoirse Ronan. I had seen a preview online a few months ago and have been wanting to see it since then so I was thrilled when I had a Saturday off and we started our day with brunch before heading to th…

2015: Top 12 Moments

So, here's the deal guys. I am terrified, and I mean 100% absolutely terrified and slightly panicked about the fact that 2015 is over. This was such an incredible year filled with so many beautiful memories I will be holding onto for the rest of my life. Traveling Europe, living in London. My …