A day in my shoes. 10 miles, 20k steps, sunshine, friends, family, cocktails, & even a little relaxation. What more can I ask for?
I've said it before & I'll say it again. As an extroverted introvert who's social calendar seems endless most weekends; I cherish the unplanned weekends where I can recharge for the week ahead. This weekend involved celebrating Father's Day, doing errends, tidying up, staying in my pjs, binge-watching Riverdale, and making some delicious meals for myself. … Continue reading WEEKEND MUSINGS: ADULTING
GOODBYE APRIL April was a rollercoaster for "seasonal moods" for us East Coasters. What started out as cold, dreery, and wet; FINALLY made the switch to warm, breezy, and sunny. I've never realized it before, but my mood is immensely altered by the weather. Spring is what gets me feeling alive & energized. My absolute favorite weather … Continue reading HELLO MAY: MONTHLY REFLECTIONS & INTENTIONS
Happy Monday & last day of April! I woke up this morning pretty exhausted from the weekend, but also feeling grateful for the glorious weather, my friends, my natural optimism, and my newly increased self-worth. FRIDAY: It was rainy Friday, and we all know raining days are good for one thing and one thing only, SHOPPING. … Continue reading WEEKEND MUSINGS: ALWAYS BE BLOOMING
Here comes the sun (doo doo doo doo), and just like that we're back to another Monday! This weekend was great, largely in part that the sunshine is back and (hopefully) here to stay.I celebrated every bit of this blissful weather - walks, laying in the park, under the sun cocktails, and even watching Netflix outside. Plus, … Continue reading WEEKEND MUSINGS: BACK AT IT
I was planning to write a lighthearted post today about the uniqueness of spending the holidays in New York City. The snowy trees, sidewalks lined with pre-cut Christmas trees, window decorations, and lines of wreath dressed doorways. Instead, during rush hour this morning, a man attempted to set up a pipe bomb in Port Authority … Continue reading The Resilient City: Manhattan & Reacting to Current Events
Yesterday was our first snowy Saturday in New York City, and I'm took advantage of it by decluttering my living room that we just redecorated. The update was mostly inspired by the fact that on December 1st, my new roommate moved in - so exciting! I wanted to update the space to represent both of … Continue reading ROOM MAKEOVER: Redecorating my NYC Living Room
Let me fill you in on a little secret I've learned in my 5 floor walk-up New York City apartment - having a teeny-tiny apartment doesn't decrease the opportunity for style and functionality! You can have ALL OF IT, even in a small space. See my top tips below for making a small space look amazing, … Continue reading Design Tips for your Small Apartment!
Goodbye July: How is the summer going by so QUICKLY? Not okay. But we're up to August which means I'm turning 2-5 this month (my thoughts around getting older .. HERE). July was exciting, bumpy at times, but I felt as though I let go of a lot of negativity around the usual summer suspects. Lifestyle: … Continue reading HELLO AUGUST: MONTHLY REFLECTIONS & INTENTIONS
Last week, something out of the ordinary, but pretty awesome happened. I was approached four times by completely different individuals, who expressed similar observations & questions about my career. They were impressed with my confidence at work, positive attitude, ability to clearly state my opinion, and take constructive criticism without letting emotions get in the … Continue reading Cultivating Confidence in the Workplace