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

How to Make the Best of Homebound Snow Days

We’re just over a month into winter, and yet we all seem to be #OverIt.  As the sparkling, ceremonial ball dropped over a near arctic Times Square, temperatures fell to 10 degrees (-12c), making 2018 the coldest New Year’s Eve in over 100 years.  In the days since then, New Yorkers have seen continuous below … Continue Reading

Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Every year I feel determined to get my holiday shopping done early, however as a professional procrastinator, my master plan is always thwarted and I have yet to experience a stress-free December.  Despite my true efforts, running around at the last minute has become an unwelcome tradition, as I scour stores, brick and mortar, and … Continue Reading

‘Tis The Season of Giving

“The Season of Giving” has arrived, and as we happily spoil our family and loved ones with tokens of appreciation, it is also important to remember to give back.  Of course, we all have a budget, but every penny or volunteer hour counts.  There are many causes I feel passionate about, and every year, I … Continue Reading

Black Friday Starts Now

Get a head start on your Black Friday shopping today.  We have Outerwear under $100, Knits & Sweaters under $50, Hats & Scarves under $25, and more!  Don’t forget to use the arrows to the right of each section to view the complete list.  Happy shopping! xoxo, OUTERWEAR & FAUX FUR UNDER $100 KNITS & … Continue Reading

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

I’m a daddy’s girl.  The youngest of three, and his only daughter, our bond is unbreakable.  When I was born, he was in shock, fearing his new son was missing an essential body part. As he quickly realized his baby boy was actually a girl, he cried, tears of joy, of course.  As a colicky … Continue Reading

Working Out the Workout

“Shelby, don’t say that, that’s a bad word and forbidden in my household,” my mother told me as a child.  As I grew up, like all of us (well, most of us) do, I was taught what words were universally “bad.”  However, as an adult, I realized there were additional words and phrases that would be … Continue Reading

How to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in NYC

Years ago, when summer vacation was simply that, Memorial Day Weekend wasn’t just a long weekend.  Instead, it was the intoxicating start to a stress free week of countless adventures and fun-filled exploits.  College dismissed for the summer, Ryan and I would zip away to Cape Cod, enjoying long rides up the coast, soaking in the sun on the beach, … Continue Reading

Jewelry, Meet Technology

I have never been a fan of fitness trackers.  While I love the idea of being able to track my steps and monitor my health with ease, the reality is, most fitness trackers are chunky, rubber, and ugly.  As a devotee to what many of us like to call “arm candy,” it is safe to say, fitness … Continue Reading

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