Friday Favorites: Velvet

My favorite cold-weather textile without a doubt has to be velvet. To me, it is so luxurious and adds a beautiful pop of something different to a look. Interestingly, velvet actually refers to the structure of the fabric, where the fiber is typically wool or cotton. And for a little tidbit of history, velvet used […]

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My Favorite Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Original Recipe from the Smitten Kitchen I can’t believe this is my first recipe article! If you know me, then you know how much I love cooking and baking. I’ve had the great fortune to have grown up in a kitchen with a mother who is very talented at both cooking and baking, and from […]

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Holiday Gifts for your Men

Coming off of my holiday gift guide for the ladies, I needed to acknowledge the wonderful men in the world! I asked my male followers what they would want to receive as a gift, mixed in what I want to give the special men in my life. From fathers to brothers, friends, cousins, boyfriends and […]

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Holiday Gifts for your Ladies

I have realized over the last few years that gift giving and receiving is one of my love languages. I adore the holiday season for a plethora of reasons, but a big one is thinking, planning, shopping, wrapping, then finally watching the receiver open their special item. When I receive a gift, my excitement doesn’t […]

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“Gal” in Red

Outfit details: Gal Meets Glam Dress, Kylie Cosmetics Lipstick, Michael Kors Pumps (similar here), Judith Lieber Clutch. This past weekend, I attended a Christmas party at my friends apartment in Jersey City. As opposed to the oh-so-fun but commonly-done “ugly sweater party”, my friends decided to put on an elegant Christmas dinner party, and wanted […]

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