December might just be my favorite time to be in New York City. I always make it a point to visit festive locations around the city and take in all the holiday cheer. For those of you who are local or may be visiting this season, I’m excited today to share my favorite Instagram-worthy spots […]

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The Most Instagram-Worthy Holiday Spots in NYC


December 11, 2020

New York City during Coronavirus

What It’s Like in New York City Right Now


August 6, 2020

One of the number one questions I’ve been sent since the pandemic started is “What’s New York City like right now?” and while I’ve been here the whole time the question always seems hard to answer.

Once I began talking about my upcoming move I couldn’t believe how much interest there was in my sharing the experience about finding my apartment, the design process and overall inquiries on what it is like moving in New York City. The interest was so great that I decided to crowdsource your questions and today […]

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Q&A: My New Apartment and Moving To/In NYC


July 29, 2020

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Things I’ll remember from the Coronavirus Pandemic


July 13, 2020

A few weeks into New York City’s Shelter in Place order during the global coronavirus pandemic I began a note on my phone entitled “Things I’ll remember from this time.” I started adding items in the coming days, weeks and then months because I know I’ll never forget this period of my life – nearly […]

I think we can all agree that there have been a lot of emotional side effects of quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic. One of the ones I was least prepared for was how much I would find myself missing New York City.

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Missing New York City


April 15, 2020

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My Hopes For My Next Year in New York


February 3, 2020

February 2nd always marks my anniversary with one of my great loves: New York City. I remember vividly still the hope and fear I felt in deciding to move here nine years ago as a young 25 year old living in San Francisco. But it was also the most I’ve ever trusted and leaned into […]