Earth, Wind & Fire and Aloe

Earth, Wind & Fire and Aloe

It is often said, you should talk to you plants.  Research also shows plants respond to music.*  I’ve never heard of plants talking to their owners, though. It’s quite obvious my aloe plant wanted to listen to my Earth, Wind & Fire cd. So, we listened to it while I cleaned my living room.  I … Continue reading

How To:  Custom Lipstick Palettes

How To: Custom Lipstick Palettes

This project is not nearly as quick as my first lipstick DIY, but it’s just as helpful, and almost as easy!  I made custom lipstick palettes using MUJI pill boxes, my favorite lipstick shades, a spatula, a hairdryer and a permanent marker. Simply scoop out the bullet of lipstick and place into the pill box.  … Continue reading

A Trip to the MoMA

A Trip to the MoMA

On Friday, Jason and I went to the Museum of Modern Art on West 53rd Street in Manhattan.  We went to see the new exhibition, Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000.  I was especially excited to see characters and props from Pee-Wee’s Playhouse including Conky, Globey, Clocky and the red padded playhouse door!  (Unfortunately, … Continue reading

How To:  Color-Coded Lipstick Collection

How To: Color-Coded Lipstick Collection

I have a lot of lipsticks. I store my favorites in a small box, label side up.  It was such a challenge finding the shade I was looking for before I color-coded my collection.  This is how to do it: Take a little lipstick on your finger and dab it on its label. lipstick: Corset … Continue reading

Easy Horchata Pops

Easy Horchata Pops

Reminiscing about my recent trip to Mexico and the hot temperatures we’re experiencing in New York have made me crave a refreshing treat.  Horchata Pops to the rescue! Horchata is a traditional beverage popular in Spain and Latin America.  Typically in Mexico, horchata is made from soaking rice in water, blending the mixture with sugar … Continue reading

I Miss Mexico.

I Miss Mexico.

Last month, Jason and I went to Mexico and had an incredible time. This was our second trip to Playa del Carmen.  It was great revisiting all our favorite places and being very familiar with the area. This trip we decided to spend a few nights at Sandos Eco Resort and we are so glad … Continue reading

My First Post!

My First Post!

On July 7th, Jason and I celebrated our five-year wedding anniversary. We had a small outdoor wedding in Oakland, California. I hope you enjoyed these photos!  xo