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Aperol Spritz

Aperol Spritz

Aperol Spritz I started drinking these a few summers ago in Croatia. Ever since then, it’s become one of my favorite summertime cocktails! INGREDITENTS 1 oz. Seltzer Water 2 oz. Aperol 3 oz. Prosecco Orange Slice Ice PREPARATION Pour Aperol into wine glass. Fill glass […]

Chapter 5: Cardiac Arrest, Part 1

Chapter 5: Cardiac Arrest, Part 1

To catch up on the previous chapter, read Chapter 4: The First Heart Attack, Part 3 *** It’s interesting, after that weekend in the hospital I don’t remember feeling any flutters or pain in my chest for months. I think it’s because I thought the […]

Tomato & Brie Rigatoni

Tomato & Brie Rigatoni

Happy Tuesday! Today’s tomato & brie pasta recipe is super simple, but packed with flavor. Perfect for a summer dinner party or garden lunch, since it can (and should) all be prepped in advance. Because it’s made with  brie, it’s very rich, so I like to serve it […]

Chapter 4: The First Heart Attack, Part 3

Chapter 4: The First Heart Attack, Part 3

Continuing from where I left off last week. To catch up, read Chapter 3: The First Heart Attack, Part 2 *** I remember asking Sarah to call my mom, tell her I was still in the hospital, and that they think it might be something […]

A Dreamy Dress by Tallulah & Hope

A Dreamy Dress by Tallulah & Hope

How dreamy is this dress? I got it a few months ago from Tallulah & Hope and have been waiting for the perfect opportunity to wear it. My last trip to Santa Barbara seemed like the perfect setting. There’s a duplicity about this dress that […]

Chapter 3: The First Heart Attack, Part 2

Chapter 3: The First Heart Attack, Part 2

Picking up on the next chapter of My Heart Story. If you missed Chapter 2, you can read My First Heart Attack, Part 1. *** When I woke up that following morning, I was thankfully feeling a little better. My chest still hurt, but the […]

Santa Barbara Travel Guide

Santa Barbara Travel Guide

As you may already know, I grew up in Santa Barbara, California. Often described as the American Riviera, with mountains on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other, it really is one of the prettiest towns in the country. Factor in the perfect […]

A Fourth of July Take on Daniel’s White Cosmopolitan

A Fourth of July Take on Daniel’s White Cosmopolitan

If you’ve been following me on Instagram Stories, you know that Scott and I like to film a little segment called Drinks with Scotty. We love a good cocktail hour every now and then, and Drinks with Scotty is a fun way to share whatever […]

My 3 Wardrobe Staples for the Summer

My 3 Wardrobe Staples for the Summer

Today it’s practically a thousand degrees in New York, so I’m running around town in a short dress and flats. But on a typical summer day when the temperatures are more moderate, you can find me in my usual uniform: vintage inspired jeans, a button […]

Chapter 2: The First Heart Attack, Part 1

Chapter 2: The First Heart Attack, Part 1

  In case you missed the first post on my heart story, you can catch up From the Beginning. Picking up where I left off… It was the start of November and you could feel it in the air, fall in New York was kicking […]