chic hair clips

The other day I bought a barrette for the first time in probably fifteen years. I tend to shy away from any sort of hair accessory as I think that they can tend to look a little too ‘done’ for my liking; my mom followed me around for a good half hour while when I was getting ready for my wedding,…
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best roast chicken

I love roast chicken, and it’s become a bit of a tradition in our house to make it on Sunday nights. After trying quite a few recipes (and a fair amount of trial and error) I can confidently say that the very best, easiest roast chicken recipe out there is Ina Garten’s aptly named Perfect Roast Chicken. The instructions are…
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weekend links

Happy Friday! It’s drizzling and grey outside here today, and I’m pretty excited about it. I have a bunch of work to get done at the computer and I’m planning to just stay in my pajamas for as long as possible. Working from home (mostly) can be pretty fun. Are you doing anything exciting this weekend? We have a friend’s…
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Springtime Florals

 saloni dress / aquazzura sandal / august clutch / celine sunglasses / alexis bittar ring (similar) This floral dress is the first ‘Spring-y’ item that I’ve bought so far this season, and I absolutely love it. I actually ordered the dress last summer from a Moda Operandi trunkshow – have you ever bought anything from them? It’s a really neat concept, though I…
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design obsession: beaded chandeliers

I have a pretty serious new obsession with beaded chandeliers. I absolutely love the picture above – isn’t that just the chicest little breakfast nook you’ve ever seen? It’s so light and bright and pretty, and the statement chandelier is what makes the space pop, in my opinion. Unfortunately, these gorgeous chandeliers can be extremely expensive; the creme de la creme in…
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easy best granola recipe

I never really believed it when people would say that making your own granola is a thousand times better than anything you can buy in the store since what I can get at Whole Foods is pretty darn good, but I’m now officially a granola making convert. I was inspired to make my own granola after eating the delicious version…
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