Wednesday, November 25, 2015


It seems like just yesterday, Karen, Steve and I were hustlin' our way down 6th Avenue in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Although we will not be gracing your tv's this year, we will still be spending it together in sunny California. I haven't been home since last December. I am really looking forward to a fabulous home cooked meal, daily runs to the beach, and seeing family and friends. I could not be more thankful for an incredible year filled with love, support and laughter. In the spirit of being thankful and 2015 coming to a close, here are 15 things I am most thankful for. What are you most thankful for?  My heart is full.

I Am Thankful for.....

My loving family

A healthy left foot

Monthly happy hour with my 4 favorites

Ben Covington (and Jake Gyllenhaal)

A kick-ass group of ladies on the Upper West Side

My adorable apartment

Fall foliage

My Squad (new and old)

Impromptu dance parties

Pewter and Puddles (turning 3 this year)

Staying strong and taking names


Discovering new talents

Taylor Swift's (and Ryan Adam's) 1989 album

Completing my 5th half marathon this year

Monday, November 23, 2015


Well Adele sure knows how to end 2015 on a high note. This past Friday she dropped her third studio album 25, and to say that I am hooked is an understatement.  As most of you know, Adele's music appeals to an incredibly wide range of peeps. She is able to perfectly capture the heartbreak and the hurt that everybody has gone thru at some moment in their life. However, she does this in a magical way that hits a nerve, all the while by still keeping in mind that the song needs to be catchy. 

Well let me tell you folks, these 11 tracks on 25, are pretty damn catchy. She has been out of the spotlight for a few years, but the world has welcomed her back with open arms. Mark by words, she will be staying at the top for quite a while. Check out my favorite song off the album below and then go out and by the album for yourself this holiday season.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Holiday Hostess Gift Guide

The holidays are just around the corner and with that said comes a slew of invites from family and friends' at their houses or apartments. It is never a good thing to show up empty handy as one should always bring a small something. Usually everyone's go to hostess gift is either a bottle of wine, a favorite dessert or a nice bouquets of flowers. But this year, step outside the box and bring a unique item. I've gathered up my top 8 favorite holiday hostess gifts all under $100. Trust me, your hostess will be grinning with one of these items.

1. Jonathan Adler Place Card Holders, $98

2. Wisteria Showcase Decanter Concord, $39.99 (on sale)

3. John Robshaw Silver Napkin Rings, $40

4. Leif Gold Foil Printed Matchbox, $10

5. Jill Rosenwald Contessa Von Dotty Peony Vase, $94

6. Sugar Paper Gift Tags (pack of 10), $16

7. AHeirloom New York Cutting Board, $48

8. The Vanilla Studio Triceratops Menorah, $85

Monday, November 16, 2015


Kississippi is a band from the 21st century. In late August of 2014, Zoƫ Allaire Reynolds and Colin James Kupson met on Tinder and have been collaborating on music together ever since. They honed their skill sets and went in to the Drexel studios in January 2015 to produce an EP titled We Have No Future, We're All Doomed. What's ironic about the title of their EP. is the band has a future which is looking quite bright.

For one, they've got a knack for capturing intimate moments. Their sound is reminiscent towards Beach House with synth-like harmonies, swoon worthy indie pop hooks, and a delicate dreamy guitar haze. Their latest single 'Greyhound' I can't seem to stop hitting the repeat button on. It's a hazy song, perfect for all the people who lie in bed and dream. Wondering if that other person is also lying in bed dreaming. A soft bedroom pop sound that will have anyone drifting to sleep comfortably hoping to find at least Ben Convington on the other side. Take a listen for yourself and enjoy.

Greyhound - Kississippi

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Unkosher Market

"The Shpiel" is as follows - Alice and Shiran, a dynamic LA-based duo have created the ultimate t-shirt line. What started as an accident, has blossomed into a hilarious and spunky clothing venture. Each shirt is packed with a Jewish punch, but you don't have to be religious to think they're funny. Check out the whole collection of casual tops which all retail at $48. All fabric is sourced and sewn in Los Angeles with 100% cotton and 100% chutzpah. The styles can best paired with cutoffs, leggings and/or your bedtime booty shorts. All and all, the perfect holiday gift this season. I'll take one of each please.
Looks like this little accident, was a happy one. L'chaim!!

Monday, November 9, 2015

Little May

I first discovered Little May back in December of 2013 and they've been building quite a buzz ever since. Now that the Australian trio's debut album is finally out in the open, the world can begin to fall in love with them. Last month, Rookie Magazine took notice of the band and asked them to participate in their monthly theme song series with a beautiful cover of "Skeletons" by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Their cover stays faithful to the original. It shares the passion of Karen O with fiery and tender soft harmonies. Take a listen below and get ready to be swept away all over again by Little May.

Skeletons - Little May