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!
Ah, the Dominican Republic. This wonderful island filled with bustling cities, laid back beach towns, and of course, beaches. If you're planning your first trip there or just need some guidance, look no further! I love reading packing lists, and especially posts about 'what's in my bag!' so wanted to share my tried and true … Continue reading Things I Always Pack for the Dominican Republic – and What I’d Never Bring
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