Weekend Roundup v2

Happy Friday everyone! I don’t know about you, but this week was an incredibly long one. There were deadlines at work, little time for studying for my next exam, I only got to the gym once, and as the week went on the weather turned from gloomy rain to beautiful sunny spring. Needless to say…

DIY Pennant Sign

There were so many fun things I was able to make for the Tuscan Italian Themed Bridal Shower I held last weekend, it was hard to decide what to post about first! This pennant sign is very simple to make, and can be customized for a bunch of different occasions. For the Bridal Shower, I…

That’s Amore! An Italian Inspired Bridal Shower

I am at a time in my life where Facebook is filled with engagements and weddings, showers and bachelorette parties, so when it came time to plan my close friend’s shower, I knew I wanted to pull out all the stops. The Bride and I have been friends since middle school, and have grown up together…

tFT Book Club: April

Hello all, hope you had a lovely weekend! Mine was filled with celebrations, as my dad celebrated a birthday, and my dear friend Bonnie celebrated her upcoming nuptials at her bridal shower. The shower was hosted by me and the other bridesmaids and was a great success, but more on that later (I have plenty…

OOTD: Bold Prints

Something I never quite understand is the general fear of wearing bright colors or bold prints to work. As a resident of NYC and a designer at an architecture office I am constantly surrounded by black. Yes, black is fantastic, goes with everything, suits every occasion, and I have innumerable clothing items in said color….

The Busiest Time of Year

I always find that the spring is the busiest time of year. You finally emerge from winter and are ready to go outside, make plans, volunteer, explore new places, and enjoy all the season has to offer. I also find that sometimes all the happenings of the new season can get very overwhelming, and occasionally…

Cheesy Black Bean Sweet Potato

Happy Hump Day everyone! I hope you all are enjoying the warmer weather that has sprung in NYC! So last week I posted a Pinterest To-Do list, and I a proud to say I’ve already started! Now of course I only got one picture of it, but here it is- my Cheesy Black Bean Sweet Potato. This…

Happy International Woman’s Day!

According to their website, International Woman’s Day, celebrated on March 8th, is a day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, as well as marks a call to action for gender equality worldwide. “Women are the real architects of society” – Harriet Beecher Stowe So what can you do today to support…

Brunch Spot: Queens Comfort

If you find yourself in Queens looking for a brunch spot, look no further than Queens Comfort, a local spot named one of the best brunches in NYC by Gothamist, best brunches in Queens by Timeout New York, and a stand up favorite by Diners, Drive in’s, and Dive’s very own Guy Fieri. Smack in between…

Weekend Roundup v.1

Awaken – your inner child while watching a Harry Potter marathon and coloring in your Harry Potter coloring book snuggled under this blanket. Bake – These amazing greek yogurt lemon poppyseed muffins from my Pinterest To-Do list Study – and enjoy a cappuccino at one of these amazing coffee shops. I’ll probably be at DTUT to get my…

Cinque Terre in Cinque Giorni

Tucked between the cities of Levanto and La Spezia on the scenic Italian Riviera are five small cliff-towns known as the Cinque Terre. From North to South, Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore possess the small town charm and historic beauty that any person looks for when coming to Italy. About an hour…

Pinterest To-Do List

As an avid Pinterest user I always find myself flipping through boards while sitting on the couch, aimlessly pinning things that look like something I would like to do. I have thousands of pins, and can honestly say that I don’t follow through with the majority of those pins. I’ve decided that it is time…