A Weekend in Miami

IMG_8795It’s the end of April, and spring is still holding out on New Jersey (for reference, it’s 50°F, raining, and I’m wearing a turtleneck as I write this). But for this not-long-enough long weekend in Miami, it was summer. Continue reading

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Grandma’s Italian Easter Bread

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My grandma can cook. Maybe it’s safe to assume that most people who grew up in Italy are gifted in the kitchen, but, in my unabashedly biased opinion, my grandma takes the panettone. (Sorry, bad Italian joke.) From pesto to pizza to cookies to cornish hens, she can do it all. One thing she can’t do: follow a recipe. Continue reading

My Daily Dose of Pretty

IMG_6469I love all things pretty.

And all things cozy. And all things sweet and lovely and charming. Unfortunately, none of those things describes Midtown Manhattan, where I find myself every day on my commute.

Except for this one spot. Continue reading