One thing to not get lost abroad

My trick for using the map function on my phone without racking up big charges when I’m traveling abroad: airplane mode + screenshots!  Whenever I’m traveling internationally, I keep my phone on airplane mode for the entire trip (to ensure that I don’t get charged any extra international fees) and just connect to (secure) wifi whenever […]

January 18, 2017 Continue reading…

My list of things-I-can’t-believe-I-still-haven’t-done-in-NYC

On Saturday night, I made a list of all the things I can’t believe I haven’t done yet in my four-and-a-half years of living in New York City: all the things that I’ve been meaning to do, but haven’t quite gotten around to. And then on Sunday, I went through the list and bought tickets, […]

January 17, 2017 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 1.13.17

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 […]

January 13, 2017 Continue reading…

One thing to make your mornings better

The habit that has made my mornings both more productive and more pleasant…

January 11, 2017 Continue reading…

How to: raise a puppy in New York City

We brought Gertie the pug home in June: at 12 weeks old, she was four adorable pounds that wreaked complete havoc on our lives. As cute as she was and as thrilled as we were to have her, the first few weeks were incredibly tough. Although I grew up always having a dog in the […]

January 9, 2017 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 1.6.17

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 […]

January 6, 2017 Continue reading…

A very long weekend in Austin (with Gertie!)

We decided to end 2016 and start 2017 in Austin, Texas! I’ve visited this quirky little capital city twice before: once on my road trip to New York City in 2012, and then for a weekend to check out the culinary scene and surrounding Texas Hill Country in 2015. But David had never been to Austin […]

January 5, 2017 Continue reading…