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
Heading to Miami for a week? There's no dearth of options in the area. However if you're like me, a bit sun/beach averse, you may be more interested in exploring neighborhoods and getting a feel for what the area is really like. My husband and I just spent a lovely week down there soaking up … Continue reading A Week in Miami Itinerary
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
With NYC fully in the grasp of winter, I’ve been dreaming of a warm getaway to the Caribbean. If you have your trip booked and are looking to plan two full weeks, look no further! My dream itinerary will take you to the capital, the countryside, and of course the beach - all without being … Continue reading Two Week Dream Itinerary in the Dominican Republic – without the Resorts!
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!