DIY Mother’s Day Flowers: Two Ways to Make a Beautiful Bouquet Using Bodega Blooms

May 4, 2015 Decorating
DIY Mother's Day Bouquet - tips from floral designer Michaela Hogarty on

Mother’s Day right around the corner and there’s nothing more thoughtful than gifting mom with some beautiful blooms to brighten her day! Lucky for us, Michaela Hogarty, floral designer and founder of Days of May Florals is here to show us two ways to transform a basic mixed arrangement from your local bodega or grocery store into a gorgeous bouquet for mom in just a few easy steps! Wh …

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A Delicious Glazed Lemon Cake Recipe

April 1, 2015 Food & Recipes
The Best Lemon Cake Recipe

When it comes to baking sweets at home one of my go-to flavors to bake with is lemon. And while I absolutely love the sweet, citrusy taste, I end up using lemon a lot mostly because I’m lazy! It’s just so easy to zest up some lemon peel and throw it into a recipe to enhance the flavor. (I use this mircoplane tool which makes zesting a cinch!) Try it with a basic sugar cookie re …

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Elaine’s Tiny But Mighty Studio Apartment Makeover

March 31, 2015 Decorating
Teen Vogue Editor Elaine Welteroth's Tiny Studio Makeover by Nicole Gibbons

When my friend Elaine downsized from a large apartment in Harlem with roommates to a small studio in the West Village she couldn’t figure out how to make her apartment look cohesive and stylish so I agreed to come by to give her a few pointers. Living in New York I’ve seen a lot of small apartments but when I first saw Elaine’s place I was stunned! It was teeny tiny! The main livi …

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