March 27, 2015

weekend



Happy weekend! That is all :)


Twenty-four easy lunches. I need to put this to work!

This Downton Abbey parody with the cast and George Clooney is HYSTERICAL!

I really need to stop buying clothes, but I LOVE these tanks from Loft and would like to add more to my closet. 

Did you see my new Boston Guide?! 




March 26, 2015

favorite iphone apps


Like many of us I live by my iPhone (my case is from Rifle Paper Co). Probably not the healthiest habit, but it is reality and I don't always hate it. Some of it is just for fun, but there are some that are just plain awesome! Here is a list of my favorites...

Instagram: Many people's favorite place to share the highlights, keep up with friends, and find inspiration. 

Afterlight: I know a lot of Insta fans love VSCO, but I found it to be a little over complicated. Afterlight was totally worth the couple dollars. I like that I can manually edit photos in a user friendly format!

Wunderlist: I have tried plenty of to-do list apps and nothing worked for me until I found Wunderlist. You can have tasks and subtasks and notes and shared lists and grouped lists and private lists and public lists...call my obsessed. The icing on the cake is that you can access your lists on Chrome, Macbook, iPhone, iPad, Android, etc. 

Pinterest: Enough said. 

Starbucks: I go to Starbucks a little more often than maybe my wallet would like, but it got to the point that it made no sense not to pay with my phone and earn free drinks. A handy little app. 

Bank of America and American Express: Keeping track of finances has never been easier. 

What apps are in heavy rotation on your phone?


March 24, 2015

local / boston guide


I've lived in Boston for over 7 years now and I thought a little guide to my adopted city was in order. May I direct you attention to the new page at the top of the blog? The list includes my favorite restaurants, shops, and things to do. Is there anything you think I missed?


March 20, 2015

weekend



Happy first day of spring! I've given myself a 3 day weekend which is perfectly cozy since it's still freezing outside. 

A few things that caught my eye this week:

I was so excited to watch the new Aziz Ansari standup on Netflix and his bit about people being flaky is spot. on.

I desperately need new black flats for work. I can't decide on these, these, these, or something I haven't found yet. Any suggestions?

This private estate wedding was beautiful, but even more beautiful was the story behind the setting. 


My dad lived in New York City for a long time and always loves to point out very unrealistic apartments (compared to their inhabitants) in TV and movies. Here's how much they would actually cost.



March 13, 2015

weekend



In honor of the new Cinderella movie, famous shoe designers reimagined the glass slipper


How to be a friend in deed. I feel like I never know what to do for friends in need and was glad to find this article!

13 signs you're 26. I found too many of these to be true, especially 1, 5, and 12. 

Cheese matchmaking app. 'Nuf said. 

This girl lived according to the Pinterest popular page. 

A and I recently tried Plated and my favorite was the Cheesy Quinoa Casserole. I would definitely make it again. 

Still loving this fresh and natural beauty look

Since switching to a Macbook in August, I'm really paranoid that I'm not managing my backups/iCloud/iPhoto correctly and consequently could potentially lose files. I found this awesome article that clearly breaks down how to manage your Photo Stream and backup photos. Also, I'm a huge fan of Carbonite

March 11, 2015

wed / bridal makeup


Glitter Guide posted this photo recently as a Natural Glam look. I think it would be perfect for a bride looking for a classic, fresh faced look. Fresh glowy skin, a touch of black eyeliner and rosy cheeks is flawless. Follow the link here for a step by step guide. 


March 4, 2015

wed / head table



Just when I thought I had seen it all, Sweetchic Events designed this unique head table in a u-shape! We use u-shape setups all the time for meetings at work, but I had never seen it as a head table. I love that it allows the table to effectively be one sided, but also creates opportunity for conversation. 

What are your thoughts on head tables vs sweetheart tables? Would you give a u-shape a try?