Halloween is this weekend, and it's just a generally scary time! I wanted to get in the Halloween spirit but didn't have a particular outlet - no parties, nowhere to wear a costume even if I had one, no trick or treating. My husband and I recently moved to a new neighborhood, and we've been … Continue reading Reverse Halloween
In 2019 I embarked on a low-buy year to try to use up all the beauty and body care products that I had stashed away in our apartment. My plan was not to buy anything unless I used up everything in that category and needed a replacement. Looking back it was a pretty ambitious project … Continue reading A Low-Buy Year in Review
This past February, my mother and I went on a girls trip to Miami over a long weekend. She and I both like to look at museums, funky shops, and eat similar cuisine, so we had a blast together! It was so great to spend time with her and explore new-to-me places in Miami, especially … Continue reading An Artsy Long Weekend in Miami
Happy Memorial Day weekend!!! We've now been socially isolated for over two months, so I am popping on to share some recipes I've made recently. I'll start with some that I can personally vouch for from the internet, and will follow that up with some recipes I put together using what I have in the … Continue reading Quarantine Cooking
The world has changed so much since my last full post, and doing monthly recaps just doesn't seem feasible right now. Living in quarantine, days blend from one to the next with no real delineation. Weeks crawl by or fly by. With many people around the world in a similar situation, it's helpful to think … Continue reading Quarantine Routine
A lone boat waits at Boca Chica Beach, from a trip to the Dominican Republic in 2017
This photo of the Conservatory Garden at the northern end of Central Park is from a while back, but it's what I imagine the Park is looking like now.