Galentine’s Day: An Ode to my BFFs + a Girly Gift Guide

I’ve never been much of a girl’s girl.  Throughout my life, I found it a bit easier to bond with the opposite sex.  It wasn’t until my freshman year of college at Syracuse University that I met my very first female best friend, and not just by title, but by character, love, support and action.  … Continue Reading

Vegas, Baby (Shower)!

When you hear the words, Las Vegas, you think bright lights, big drinks, busy casinos and let’s face it, a never-ending, party-like atmosphere.  One thing that doesn’t necessarily spring to mind?  Babies. Nevertheless, it was actually a baby shower that brought me to Sin City.  Upon first receiving the invitation to Chanel’s baby shower, I … Continue Reading

The Eden Edition Featured By Holly & Tanager

The Eden Edition has been featured by Holly & Tanager!  Check out the write-up below! xo Meet Shelby Eden, TV & Digital Media Producer October 21, 2016 Name: Shelby Eden Age: 31 Occupation: TV & Digital Media Producer Education: Syracuse University (S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications) Meet Shelby Eden! She is a TV Writer-Producer in … Continue Reading

NYFW 2016: Let the Games Begin!

Every September, New York Fashion Week takes the city by storm, beckoning fashionistas from all over the globe.  Listen, I’ve been to fashion shows before.  I’ve flashed my backstage pass to super thin women dressed all in black, guarding the doors leading to a mysterious abyss of fashion frenzy.  I’ve chit chatted with stylists, designers and PR people … Continue Reading

In Memoriam: Loehmann’s

I could feel the hot tears spilling down my face as I sat in the passenger seat beside my mother in the parking lot of my ballet school.   I don’t remember if I was having a bad day, or if I was just a hormonal, confused teenager (I couldn’t have been more than 13 … Continue Reading

Eden’s Digest: All Aboard the Crazy Train!

We’ve all had one of those days.  You know the kind, when things go from bad to worse?  For me, that day was yesterday. I should have known from the moment I woke up that my day was doomed.  I rose from my not so peaceful slumber only to remember my dream (or nightmare) that starred … Continue Reading

Eden’s Digest: Here Comes The Bride… To The Bloomingdale’s Registry!

After desperately wanting to get out of the city in October, I was proposed to in New Hope, Pennsylvania, an idyllic country town, roughly an hour and a half from Manhattan.  Beneath a beautiful covered bridge, my now fiance, Ryan, nervously dropped down to one knee, scraping it on his way, and opened a jewelry … Continue Reading

Eden’s Digest: When to Introduce a New Boyfriend or Girlfriend to Your Friends

Everyone knows that feeling.  That feeling of really starting to like someone.  The late night booty calls are getting boring and casually dating mindless idiots is beginning to feel like an enormous waste of time.  You’ve found someone.  You like them.  You really like them.  Screwing it up?  Not something you want to do.  One … Continue Reading

Eden’s Digest: Girls and The Asshole. Can He Be Changed?

Girls fall for the asshole.  It’s a proven fact.  But why? A friend of mine, a self-proclaimed asshole, recently sent me an article explaining why single men often act like jerks. The article stated things like: “Men should be confident… always looking for way to increase their status as an alpha male. In order for … Continue Reading

Eden’s Digest: Friday Night Bar Fights

On a typical Friday evening I pack my things and leave work with a smile on my face and a skip in my step.  It’s the weekend.  Amen!  I take the subway up to my apartment where Ryan, my lovely boyfriend, is waiting for me.  We take it easy, have a drink, go out for … Continue Reading