Monday, August 31, 2015

Saturday in the park.

A beautiful Saturday calls for a walk in the park with some friends and realizing I'll probably never wear white jeans again (they are already dirty for the record).
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Friday, August 28, 2015

Friday Night Picnic in Central Park.

It was one of those nights where the temperature is spot on, laughs are abundant, and you realize just how grateful you are to live in the greatest city in the world.
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... and here's the moment when Aaron realized he really liked the salad we chose!
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Monday, August 17, 2015

An afternoon in Brooklyn.

As a Manhattanite, Brooklyn tends to be a place I only visit for a quick jaunt to Smorgasburg or a stop on the East River Ferry. It's probably because we don't know enough about it or really where to go once we're there, but I can't say I ever really LOVED the parts of Brooklyn I've visited. That is, until this weekend!

Christine was so kind to plan an afternoon to show me all the things she loves about her neighborhood and it did not disappoint. From the colorful murals to the well-lit coffee shops, she prepared such a lovely afternoon excursion. We started the day at Devocion, which I'd highly recommend - the iced coffee was delicious and the sky lights were an added bonus. From there, we walked around Williamsburg and took advantage of the ever-changing street art as photo backdrops. We then hopped on bikes and headed toward Clinton Hill which was the cherry on top of a quality afternoon. Christine is looking to live in the neighborhood, so we popped into a few open houses to get a sense for what was available and to give ourselves a major case of apartment envy. I came home raving about the day and excited to finally "get" what people love about Brooklyn.
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

A Week at Home.

After a week at home enjoying all that is suburbia, I'm grateful to be back in the NYC grind and taking full advantage of the remaining weeks of summer. We have a full calendar this month with baseball games, visitors, a comedy club date night, and all the rooftop drinks we can get our hands on. Before I delve into soaking up (and likely documenting) all of the fun things to come, I wanted to share a glimpse at the sunshine-filled week I spent in Maryland. There is so much nostalgia surrounding summertime in my hometown and I tried my best to take it all in before heading back to New York.  photo IMG_7212_zpsrhn68kgc.jpg  photo IMG_7226_zpsibfo38og.jpg  photo IMG_7235_zpsolxhxsoz.jpg  photo IMG_7250_zpsbxrhcvji.jpg  photo IMG_7264_zps4x4yfdtd.jpg  photo IMG_7265_zpsgcggf6oz.jpg  photo IMG_7278_zpsibubihjs.jpg  photo IMG_7285_zpsliwdosci.jpg

Thursday, July 23, 2015

My Best Friend's Wedding Weekend!

What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than with the wedding of your best friend, am I right? It was the most joyful of weekends spent in New Hampshire, enjoying the adorable coastal town of Portsmouth, and witnessing the marriage of Allie and Sean. It made me so happy to see how loved they are and getting to be part of their celebration was such a gift. We enjoyed the loveliest cocktail hour on the river prior to their rehearsal dinner and it was the perfect way to start off the weekend. Allie also happened to be the MOST beautiful bride and their reception was one of the best dance parties ever, although I was way too busy dancing my heart out to take a single picture ;)
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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Summertime at the beach.

We got back on Tuesday night from the loveliest few days at the beach. After several incredibly busy (but wonderful) weeks, it was so nice to have two days to relax and play together. The highlight was obviously flying our kite! It was a gift from Aaron for my 23rd birthday and we finally put it to use again after 3 (!) years of hibernation. We also spent our days biking everywhere, drinking margaritas, and enjoying shaved ice as a mid-day treat. Hoping for more summer days like this to come!
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