Overall, we want our apartment to be a minimalist design. It's an alcove studio/junior 1 bedroom, and we didn't want to feel cramped in the apartment. Since this rental isn't our "forever home", we didn't want to buy too many things if we aren't planning to live here for the next 10+ years. The pieces we picked to splurged on are items we knew we wanted to take with us to our next home. Also, we are planning to put home items...

For deciding what to get for Father's Day, I wanted to support the #BlackLivesMatter movement by supporting Black entrepreneurs. As I began to do more research, I started looking into diversity and learned there are only 4 Black CEO's that are leading Fortune 500 companies. The companies are Lowe's, Tapestry, Merck & Co and TIAA. As someone in Corporate America, I definitely notice a lack of diversity in leadership roles, and...

Mother's Day is on Sunday, May 10 this year - right around the corner! Here are ideas for last minute gifts you can get FAST from Amazon for Mother's Day!


  • Apple AirPods (with charging case) - I didn't understand the AirPods hype at first, but once I got a pair, I can't imagine using any other earphones. I love having no ear phone wires to deal with, and just be able to walk with the AirPods in! Sound qual...

I think it's pretty obvious I've been obsessed with DIY activities during this quarantine. I've been making so much tie-dye clothing! Anyways, to continue with the DIY theme, I thought I would share the DIY Cozy Outdoor Movie Theater you can recreate at home.

Here's a little background to how we created our own outdoor movie theater: Dan moved into his Hudson Yards apartment last August, and found a one-bedroom apartment w...

Who else hates being stuck at home?? I know I do. 

Since going into isolation to stay safe from the medical harm of COVID-19, it has been difficult to write on my blog. There are bigger problems in the world to be aware of than me sharing a trend I am currently loving! Instagram has not felt like the right place to post either because all my archived photos misrepresent what my life looks like right now. Many bloggers have expr...

April 22, 2019

Moving to New York City soon? Check out my new 2020 NYC Moving Guide for my tips & tricks for moving to the city (plus, I included my 2020 Neighborhood picks!)

It's crazy to think I've been living in NYC for almost three years now! Life is flying by from how much fun it has been living in the city!

Anyways, during these past few years, myself and many friends have moved all over NYC to find the most reasonable apartment. When yo...

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