Save the Elephants with Téa Megill

What were you doing when you were eleven? I, for one, was moseying around the mall with my girlfriends, gossiping about cute boys, and meticulously planning slumber parties that would last all summer long.  However, not every tweenager has a one track mind. In fact, Hawaii native, Téa Megill, has other, more important things on … Continue Reading

Happy Birthday FUJIFILM Wonder Photo Shop!

Not long after receiving my first FUJIFILM INSTAX® camera, I discovered FUJIFILM Wonder Photo Shop, located in New York City’s Flatiron District.  This one-of-a-kind creative space, which is celebrating its two-year anniversary this summer, offers INSTAX® products, X-series cameras, prints, photo gifts, wall decor, phone prints, DIY products and workshops. – The store also offers an impressive … Continue Reading

Afternoon Tea at The Plaza Hotel

In my book, birthdays are a huge deal.  Big birthdays, you know, the kind where your age ends in a 0 or a 5, must be celebrated, commemorated and completely unforgettable.  Recently, one of my best friends, Heather, had a big birthday (while I won’t divulge her age, the number now ends in a 0 … Continue Reading

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