Breakfast in Under 5 Minutes: Super Seed Fruit Salad

July 1, 2016 Food & Recipes

I used to be one of those people who never ate breakfast but lately I’ve been making it a point to consume something every morning, whether it’s just a smoothie, a piece of fruit or a more filling meal which is usually reserved for the weekends. Because I have no time to be cooking or cleaning on a typical weekday morning, my thing is that my breakfasts need to take 5 minutes or less …

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A Welcoming Front Door Makeover for a Brooklyn Brownstone

June 29, 2016 Makeovers
Schlage front Door Makeover Hero Gibbons

If you’re looking for an easy way make your home feel more welcoming, here’s some inspiration for a quick and simple front door makeover to give your house more curb appeal. I recently teamed up with Schlage locks as their blogger ambassador for the Elevate Design Collective which you can read all about here. Schlage approached me with the task of incorporating their products into an ext …

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Cocktail Hour: The Four Diamonds Strawberry Frozen Cocktail

June 24, 2016 Food & Recipes
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Summer is finally here which means its time to mix up some frozen cocktails! Last year I took a trip to the Dominican Republic and fell in love with a frozen drink called the Four Diamonds which was served at the resort where I stayed. This rum based cocktail is mixed with strawberries, coconut, Irish cream and ice. I probably shouldn’t admit this but it’s SO good I pretty much i …

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Pretty & Polished

June 23, 2016 Fashion & Beauty
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I’ve noticed recently that when I share my personal style on Instagram people are always asking questions about what I’m wearing and seem to want to see more! So I’ve decided to start sharing a bit more of my personal style here on the blog. Since this is a space that’s typically reserved for all things home, let me know if you’re into this or not – would love your feedback! …

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Inside One Kings Lane’s New San Francisco Studio

June 22, 2016 Interiors
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In case you missed my previous post, I created a travel guide to San Francisco based on a 48-hour whirlwind trip that I recently took there. One of the places I was dying to check out while in town was the new One Kings Lane Studio but sadly, I wasn’t able to make it. Luckily, One Kings Lane recently shared a tour of their new Studio on its blog and just as expected, its chock full o …

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48 Hours In San Francisco

June 21, 2016 Travel
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Last month I took a super quick trip to San Francisco for a one day conference and padded on a tiny bit of extra time so that I could see the city and explore. I’d only been to San Francisco once before for a business trip a number of years ago but didn’t get to see much. This time around, even though I was there for just two full days, I made the most of every second of my free …

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