Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend // 2018

My extended family on my father’s side has property in the Catskill Mountains of New York. I grew up in this place, celebrating warm weather holidays in the magic of these mountains. Our family calls this place “The Property,” a space where you are surrounded by nature, loved ones, friends, and breathtaking views. It’s far…

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Ice Cream is Always a Good Idea

It’s Friday and Memorial Day Weekend is kicking off! Despite what the calendar says, around here Memorial Day Weekend means summer is beginning! It is such a fun & exciting time of the year for us. With summer on the horizon, the magic of warm weather is dancing through our minds. BBQs, carnivals, fairs, days…

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Got to Get Away

Travel has always been an integral piece of my happiness puzzle. Exploring new places, meeting new people, and having adventures make my soul come alive. My greatest travel adventures happened when I was alone–flying across the country to Seattle when I was in college; studying abroad in Kenya; and spending a week alone in Paris.…

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A NYC Christmas Walking Tour

New York City at Christmastime is one of the most magical places in the world. When I was younger, my family used to make an annual trip in to see the tree at Rockefeller Center & visit the beautiful stops along Fifth Avenue — like FAO Schwartz, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, and the holiday window displays.…