Places

A weekend in Amelia Island

Amelia Island is one of those under-the-radar gems that you can’t believe you’ve never heard of before–or, at the very least, I couldn’t believe that it took me so long to hear about it. Located off the coast of Northeast Florida (about a 45-minute drive from Jacksonville), the island is a mix of Florida beaches and Southern […]

November 16, 2016 Continue reading…

A visit to Garrett Park, Maryland

Remember my good friend Jillian of weekly coffee date fame? Our coffee dates got a lot more sporadic when she and her husband bought a house in Maryland earlier this year–and then she had a beautiful baby girl in September! I finally had a chance to go down this week to see her gorgeous little […]

November 10, 2016 Continue reading…

A weekend in Laguna Beach

Earlier this year, I realized that I hadn’t done a girls-only trip in LA since my best friend and former roommate moved out there two years ago. Although we’d caught up over dinner and drinks when I was out west for work (and when she was back in NYC for work), we decided that it was high […]

November 3, 2016 Continue reading…

Laguna Beach: on video!

I’m back in New York City after such a fun weekend in Southern California, feeling so rejuvenated for the week and winter ahead. It started off on an epic note: when my best friend picked me up at LAX, she surprised me with VIP Kanye West tickets (she’s kind of a big deal). We went […]

November 1, 2016 Continue reading…

A weekend at Wilderness Field Notes

A confession that is likely not very surprising: I’m not much of a camper. I quite enjoy those lovely modern amenities like mattresses and indoor plumbing, and I’m not very willing to sacrifice them. That said, I love being outside in clean, fresh air (aka: not outside on the loud and dirty streets of Manhattan) […]

October 19, 2016 Continue reading…

A weekend in the Catskills

The true changing of the seasons is probably the #1 thing that I appreciate the most living on the East Coast: there’s nothing like the incredible pop of colors blooming after a long gray winter or the turning of the leaves when the temperatures start to drop. When spring hits, I try to go to […]

October 13, 2016 Continue reading…

Gertie goes to the Catskills: on video!

We had the loveliest fall weekend away at Scribners Catskill Lodge near Hunter Mountain: full of stunning foliage, perfect-for-pugs hikes and delicious diner meals. It was Gertie’s second hotel stay (she was SO tiny for her first one!), and she absolutely loved napping on the balcony, curling up in front of the fireplace, and frolicking in the fallen […]

October 11, 2016 Continue reading…