Miami Inspiration

I was in Miami for work last week and had the opportunity to stay at a very nice hotel, The Confidante. It is a boutique-y hotel located in Miami Beach and the art deco decor inspired me to (almost) finish planning my outdoor space in NY. I love art deco and I love Miami. Since we…

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Why you should adopt your next pet & our story

I love animals and I grew up always having dogs. When my boyfriend (Nick) and I moved in together after college, his 2 year old cat (Bear) also became my new roommate. I never really liked cats but after living with Bear, I fell in love. She is so sweet and gentle. Nick and his…

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If you love them, buy them a roach.

The Bronx Zoo had a great Valentines Day campaign going on the past few months: you could name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after someone for a small donation to the zoo. Seeing as I thought it was hilarious, love the zoo, and Nick and I both met in the Bronx at college, it seemed only…

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Awesome Housewarming Gifts

A few people in my circle of friends have moved into new homes recently. This allowed me to search for the perfect housewarming gifts. See below for a great list with varying prices. This warm leopard print fleece throw from Zara Home. $49.50  People want comfort in their new home. It is a place to call…

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How to make a burrito costume for about $10

  I wanted to be  a burrito for my work party. I already had my Halloween costume but I wanted a different one for work. I decided to make one and did so for about $10! See below for a step-by-step guide on how to make one for yourself. Please note, I did not include the…

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Homemade bathroom cleaner

I have two cats and my cat Ollie loves to get in the tub after we shower and lick the tub. This made me nervous because I usually clean my bathroom with bleach. So I decided to look into more natural bathroom products. I went through a few store-bought natural cleaners that didn’t work that…

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Organizing your space

Organization is key especially for smaller spaces. I live in an apartment in NY so I really need good organization tips. Before organizing your items, you should go through them and see what you really need. If it is nothing special and you haven’t used it in 6 months- 1 year, throw it out, donate it,…

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Make Up Eraser Review

I used to use Neutrogena Make Up Remover Wipes to take off my make up but over the past year, my skin changed and I developed an allergic reaction to the wipes. I now only use them to fix my crooked eyeliner. I moved on to the Neutrogena Oil Free Make Up Remover and cotton…

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Affordable Ways to Relax the Mind & Body during the Winter

It is kind of hard to write this post since it is so beautiful outside in NY today. Spring is definitely right around the corner but the ever-changing weather we have been having reminds us that is it still winter. And during winter time, we spend almost all of our time indoors. The days get…

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Caitie-pillar

Do you ever feel like you need to go into an ugly phase for a while only to emerge as a better, badder version of yourself? Well I do… especially when I am getting ready for something like a vacation and usually around this time of year. I almost want to send a mass email…

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