Travel Wrap

Lemon Stripes in a striped wrap

Despite a promise to myself that we would travel less this summer, it has been yet another whirlwind of road trips and cross-country flights culminating with one last jaunt to Seattle next week for my cousin's wedding (recommendations welcome!). Even though it's been a fun and exciting few months, I'm ready to spend a little (...)

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When to Send a Thank You Note

The importance of thank you notes

Ginger Jar Stationary c/o / Gold Pens / Pencil Cup

 As a kid, my mom taught me to write thank you notes when I received gifts. After my birthday and Christmas, I remember the feeling of my wrist cramping up from the process. Today, I still try to write thank you notes for every gift (...)

This month’s wellness tip:

Have 5 free minutes? Complete 10 sun salutations. This always makes me fell 100% better physically and emotionally in very little time!

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Sleeveless Sweater

J.Crew sweater tank

Coming off the heels of a week-long vacation is never easy. The transition back to the real world can be jarring and downright depressing, but we're traveling home from Martha's Vineyard today so I'm just going to go ahead and put all that off until tomorrow, k?

For now, I'll be reminiscing on the week (...)

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36 Hours in Nantutcket

Lemon Stripes at Sankaty Lighthouse

Our trip to Nantucket last weekend was short but oh so sweet. As I mentioned earlier this week we were there with the amazing Lands' End team to see the Boston Pops perform on Jetties Beach to raise money for the on-island hospital. It was a magical evening full of music, a fireworks show, endless (...)


“Cambiare tutto perché niente cambi. (If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.)”

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Popcorn Donuts

Popcorn Donut Hole Recipe

Sometimes, Anel and I just want a night in. We travel a lot and are constantly on the go so a movie night at home can often be just what the doctor ordered. I try to up the game and make our nights at home epic by lighting a bunch of candles for a scary  (...)