Food

Recipe Box: Slow Cooker Asian Beef

February 27, 2017

After getting my wisdom teeth out last week, I’ve slowly been able to start eating things other than mashed potatoes and scrambled eggs.

I made this super-simple slow cooker Asian beef recipe over the weekend, and it was delicious! I recommend pairing with a nice, crisp beer. Enjoy!

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Trader Joe’s Favorites

February 22, 2017

Rumor has it that in other parts of the country people don’t have to wait on a “one in, one out” line with a bouncer to get a decent price on groceries. Oh, the simple life.…

Love & Life

Sustainability, Simply

February 5, 2017

“Living more sustainably” is a broad, sweeping term that feels daunting. We all know that we should care about our planet and our communities, but what changes can we actually make? Isn’t it easier to just…

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New Year’s Intentions

January 15, 2017

Sorry for being so MIA lately – these past few weeks post-holiday have been fun, but man have they been busy. As much as I hate the winter weather (snow! ice! general ickiness!) there is something…

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Gifts That Give Back

December 18, 2016

With all of the general hullaballoo that surrounds the holiday season, perhaps the most stressful element is thinking of the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Instead of going the usual route of running to…

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Emily’s Eyes

December 2, 2016

This week I escaped to the Atlantic coast of Florida for a quick getaway with my mom and my sister. GIRLS TRIP! We’re enjoying sleeping in, taking dips in the ocean, and having nothing but cheese…

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Neighborhood Tour: Lower East Side

November 21, 2016

I recently had the pleasure of spending a crisp fall Saturday with Sophie Preston in her Lower East Side neighborbood. Sophie is a fellow blogger (and also a lovely friend and coworker)!  Her blog All The…

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My Favorite In New York: Restaurants

October 25, 2016

I’ve lived in the NYC area my entire life and have been lucky enough to enjoy countless meals at the city’s millions of restaurants. My favorites tend to be casual, simple, and homey. Enjoy! Bacchus Bistro, Brooklyn…