Happy Spring everyone! We're slowly clawing our way out of the winter cold with plenty of sunshine! Flowers are starting to bloom and I'm excited to give my winter coat a break for a few months. New York City is blooming! I had plenty of after-work commitments which meant plenty of socializing with friends! My … Continue reading Lens on March 2019
We're three months into the year, which means I am a quarter of the way through my Low-Buy year. I set out on a mindful year in an attempt to shrink my beauty/body care stash by using up what I have, and to only buy replacements when I've run out of a category completely. You … Continue reading Low Buy 2019 Update: One Quarter Through!
Another month down, lots of relaxing in the apartment after our trip to Miami, and lots more great books read, and unfortunately a Low Buy fail. I still feel like I've been hibernating and taking it easy this long winter - I'm not complaining! Restaurants A few new-to-me places in the neighborhood and favorites beyond... … Continue reading Lens on February 2019
We kicked off the new year with a wonderful weekend in the Hamptons with some friends, and seeing some family, (followed by a stomach bug of some sort) but the year is getting better and better!!! January felt very long and I feel like we were hibernating in the apartment as much as possible with … Continue reading Lens on January 2019
After Christmas and early January is the time to 'stock up' they say, when there are plenty of sales, but you are flush with holiday gifts. This is the "predicament" I found myself in this month, after I had done a bit of shopping at Bath and Body Works during their semiannual sale, and also … Continue reading Bath and Beauty Stash: January 2019
As the new year has kicked off, I've been thinking of what I can do to positively impact my 2019. While I hope to continue on some self-improvement projects and planning some exiting trips during the year, I wanted to also do a 'slower' project that I can tangibly see the results. Last year, I … Continue reading 2019: A Low Buy Year!
The last month of the year is always a bit hectic, but was also filled with lots of family, food and fun city happenings. Restaurants Some new highlights this month around the city. Cafe Ollin (East Harlem) - Our new favorite Mexican place in the neighborhood! This low-key and low-priced eatery is welcoming and delicious. … Continue reading Lens on December 2018