Sharing some photos as of late... mainly last week when my mom was in town visiting! I cherish the times she comes to visit & am so thankful for our time together in the city. I stayed with her for 2 nights at The Surrey -- I ADORE this hotel. It's so fun to stay in an area of the city that I … [Read more...]

christmas cheer.

Happy Tuesday! Hope you all had a nice weekend. Today I'm sharing some Christmas cheer from the past week :) I love working close to the Union Square holiday market. They have cute little shops and the most AMAZING gingerbread cookies. More Christmas cheer around NYC... … [Read more...]

nyc christmas.

NYC at Christmas time is the most magical. Here are a few snaps I took on Friday in the West Village {my favorite area of the city!} -- it's too cute. Check out my West Village guide from last year here. Cheers! xx … [Read more...]


Do you ever feel like there are just not enough hours in the day!? Ever since we got back from Italy I've been on hyper speed. I simply cannot find the time to actually blog and post as much as I want to. That whole j o b thing gets in the way, am I right!? I have drafts started of additional … [Read more...]

dr. & mrs.

Officially Dr. & Mrs. Hajjar! SO incredibly proud of my husband -- Richard graduated at Lincoln Center this past weekend and whew, I am still recovering. We're so lucky to have spent the weekend celebrating with family and friends. It's been a long road since the first night we met and he … [Read more...]

sant ambroeus cute cuppa.

I went to Sant Ambroeus on the Upper East Side this weekend with my girlfriend Peggy {who does the cutest illustrations -- shop via WhoDrew} and just die over their coffee cups & packaging. Their employees wear pale pink shirts & all of the coraly-pinkness = my own personal heaven. Celeb … [Read more...]

weekend recap: jonas.

The blizzard {Jonas} really got us good this weekend. It's probably the most snow I've ever seen. Something crazy like 27 inches. We actually ventured out into the city during it which maybe wasn't the smartest move but we had so much fun. Some weekend highlights below... Cozy Friday night … [Read more...]

weekend recap.

My sister was in town this past weekend and we had such a fun time! Highlights include Palma {forever one of my very favorite spots in NYC} - their wine bar that's connected to the restaurant is so adorable as well / Comedy Cellar: there were no photos allowed but we managed 1 before getting … [Read more...]


We went to the Trevor Hall concert last night, so much fun! I ended up wearing this printed maroon bell sleeved dress from Urban {find it here in a few colors} - it's so comfortable & was perfect with booties. I'm saving the suede olive dress {mentioned here} for when my sister comes to … [Read more...]

weekend recap.

We had such a fun jam packed weekend. Its always the best when friends come to visit because it forces you to make your place clean & presentable :) Weekend highlights include… Friday drinks at The Smith & dinner at Perla {amazing ambiance}. I wore this BCBG dress … [Read more...]