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Of the moment // 6.26.15

Of the moment // 6.26.15

One of the reasons why I blog is simply to have the space to write: getting things “on paper” helps me to process my feelings and organize my thoughts. I also love having a record of my life over the past few years: a place that holds all of my stories, my photos, the ups and downs of travel. But sometimes, I also just want to remember and share the little things that brought me day-to-day joy. Every Friday, I’ll give you a peek into the book I currently can’t put down, a great restaurant discovery, a fun new product or an inspiring quote: a few things that I think you might enjoy before we all take off into the glory that is the weekend!

Simba the French Bulldog  All I want to say about this week is that it was really hectic, but I feel like I say that exact same thing last week. June is just a month of madness! So instead: I bring you Simba. He is the adorable French bulldog of a friend, and my boyfriend was helping take care of him last weekend. When I got back from Washington DC, I insisted that Simba come hang out with us while we made dinner and it was so much fun! I know dogs are a lot of work, but holy moly, I want a cute little furry friend like this around ALL the time.

The Rocks book

Reads

My mom sent me a copy of The Rocks for my birthday–along with a little magazine clipping where she’d heard about it, and a note saying that after reading the review, she thought I’d like it. I thought that was such a fun way to give a book as a gift! It gave a little more context to the choice, and it got me super excited to read it. And now that I’m reading it: thoroughly enjoying it. It’s a total beach read, but it’s fun!Chelsea Piers Golf Club in New York City

New York City

And in other birthday gifts: my dad gave me a golf lesson and a bucket of balls at Chelsea Piers Golf Club! My office is right across the street from Chelsea Piers, so I popped over on my lunch break for a quick lesson–and it felt so great to get back in the swing of things, and to get some feedback on my form. It’s been a while since I visited Chelsea Piers, but I’m hoping to make it more of a before work or happy hour habit this summer.

Christine Amorose in Amanda Uprichard

Looks

I’m so into the romper trend this summer, and I love this Amanda Uprichard silk one (similar here) for work or a classy evening. I feel like it’s the perfect day-to-night outfit, and the color is just fantastic. I matched my CitiBike perfectly!

Organic Avenue Nirvana smoothie

Drinks

Now that summer is here, all I want to eat is fruit! Although Mr. Pina in Williamsburg is my go-to for straight-up fruit and vegetable juice ($4 for ANY and ALL that you want), I love splurging on a fancy juice in between city meetings once in a while. I finally tried out Organic Avenue near my office, and it was so delicious: the Nirvana even has goji, hibiscus and lavender in it! Excellent for de-stressing.

Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan

Words

“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” -Ayn Rand

This weekend, I’m enjoying the Catskills! I’m spending this weekend in the Catskills with my boyfriend’s family: the weather report isn’t looking great, but my fingers are crossed to squeeze in a round of golf and a game of tennis. It should be very similar to last summer in the Berkshires

  • I love that romper on you! And Simba is the cutest!!

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  • I love Simba! French Bulldogs are the best

  • Liliana

    I love your fashion, but how do you afford a $195 romper?! Share your ways of living in the most expensive city while living in a trendy neighborhood, always looking chic, and seemingly doing a million fun things all the time!!

  • camorose

    Thanks so much!

  • camorose

    Right?! He’s the cutest.

  • camorose

    Haha I do work full time! And while I share the fun stuff–there are definitely nights behind the scenes (like this one!) where I’m at home, making my own dinner, sipping on a glass of wine, working until 10pm on my laptop. And although I do try to buy a few good pieces instead of a lot of trendy pieces (aka I rarely step foot into H&M or Zara anymore), that romper was actually a hand-me-down from a friend. I do love a good clothes swap in the city!

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