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Skinny Mac n’ Cheese with MacKenzie-Childs

One of my goals for the new year was to order out less, and cook more. It’s so easy to fall into the habit of ordering takeout night after night. I knew it would be much easier to get into the swing of cooking if our kitchen was stocked with all the best (and prettiest) tools. Enter MacKenzie-Childs. The definition of whimsical. Their designs not only bring color and detail to our place, but for once I feel like an adult with cookware that can go from stove to tabletop. We live in a NYC apartment with limited space so…

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5 Ways To Jumpstart Your Morning & Be More Productive

This post has been sponsored by Coffee-mate. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I have to admit, just a few short months ago I was not a morning person. I absolutely dreaded waking up early, and even when I was physically awake, I found it hard to be productive before noon. Between work, social engagements, and now planning a wedding, I knew I had to start making the most out of each day, which meant finally converting to a morning person. Now that I’ve converted, I have been having the most productive days ever, accomplishing goals and to-do list…

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The Prettiest Pink Instagram-Worthy Spots in New York

Everywhere you turn in New York City lately, it seems like a new pink building is popping up. And trust me, I’m not complaining. I decided to explore the city and find the most Instagram-worthy pink restaurants and buildings. Pietro Nolita | Pink inside and out, this cafe serves healthy Italian dishes in Nolita. Every corner of the restaurant is a photo-op and the food is delicious. The benches outside have become a popular spot for bloggers to snap photos (myself included). Cafe Henrie | Cafe Henrie is a quirky cafe on Forsyth Street that serves the prettiest acai bowls…

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How To Always Give The Perfect Gift

In partnership with Papyrus. Something I have always taken pride in is being a thoughtful gift giver. To me, it’s a great way to show someone how much I love and appreciate them. I have always been someone who loves to give, and I love watching the joy on a person’s face as they read a card I wrote them, or open a gift I picked out for them. Today, I’ve partnered with Papyrus to share their newest collaboration with Judith Leiber, and my four tips for always giving the perfect gift, starting with finding the perfect card.   1.…

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50+ of the Coolest Pool Floats Ever

There is nothing I love more than lounging in the pool during the summertime. When I was younger, pool floats were pretty standard, but today there are hundreds of super awesome floats to choose from. I mean, how could you resist a seashell pool float? It kind of makes my dream of being a mermaid a reality. With the warmer months approaching, I rounded up 50+ cool pool floats you need in your life this summer: 01 | The BHH Pool Float 02 | Inflatable Unicorn Floaty 03 | FUNBOY The Lips Pool Float 04 | Cactus Pool Float 05…

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