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
How is it already July??? Happy second half of 2019, y'all! I'm ready for a relaxing trip upstate for this July 4 weekend. For those who were patiently waiting to see how my 5k went - well, that was rained out now I'm 0 for 3!!! Reader, I've signed up to run three 5ks and … Continue reading Lens on June 2019
May flew by with fun weekend trips and packed weeknights, and at this very moment, most of June has flown by as well! But I don't want to miss a monthly update. I don't see my schedule slowing down any time soon. I need a vacation... good thing July 4 weekend isn't too far off. … Continue reading Lens on May 2019
Last February, my husband and I spent a week in Mexico City as a somewhat belated honeymoon. We love to eat and tried a number of different restaurants in the city. Here's a little review of the most memorable meals we had during our trip. We stayed in Roma Norte so you'll see some of … Continue reading Memorable Meals of Mexico City
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!
I had the lucky opportunity to have a tour of the Five Borough Green Roof, which is on the ... you guessed it... roof... of the NYC Parks Five Borough Administrative Building on Randall's Island. Getting there was a bit of a trek as I had to take the M35 bus from 125th Street and … Continue reading Unique New York: Five Borough Green Roof
Earlier this month, I went with some friends to Ajo y Oregano, a Dominican restaurant in the Bronx. The mouth-watering images on the restaurant's Instagram had piqued our interest. The storefront is nestled in between a barber shop and car repair shop on a mostly residential street in Parkchester in the Bronx. After about a … Continue reading Unique New York: Ajo y Oregano