Saturday Morning at Russ & Daughters

by Janelle 11.10.2012
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It’s a Saturday morning tradition for us. We wake up, grab coffee at Think Coffee and then swing by Russ & Daughters for some of the best bagels and smoked fish in the city.

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King Cole Bar

by Janelle 11.09.2012
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It has been said by cocktail aficionados that the King Cole Bar in New York City was the first bar in the U.S. to serve a Bloody Mary after being originally invented at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris. It’s this type of history that makes this bar, situated in the posh St. Regis Hotel, so special.

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Diane von Furstenberg Loves Evian

by Janelle 11.08.2012
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As someone who loves to cook and stay in fashion, I am always on the lookout for ways to merge these two very different worlds. Enter, Diane von Furstenberg.

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First Snow Of The Year in NYC

by Janelle 11.07.2012
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{ a view of the intersection of Bowery & Houston Streets in downtown Manhattan } Stay safe & warm! xo Janelle

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Forcella: Pizza di Napoli on the Bowery

by Janelle 11.06.2012
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I finally made it to pizza master Giulio Adriani’s new restaurant on the Bowery, Forcella. We went this past Friday, which was the first day the East Village got power back after Hurricane Sandy, so I give them extra points off the bat for hustling open to the delight of hungry SoPo diners like ourselves.

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Fall Roasted Chicken with Apples & Sage

by Janelle 11.05.2012
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As all of us in New York are finally recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, I couldn’t help but think back to the day before the hurricane hit, when the weather was bright, sunny and truly the calm before the storm. That day, Aaron and I ventured out to Union Square Greenmarket to pick up […]

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Engagement Photos

by Janelle 10.29.2012
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Last month Aaron and I had our engagement shoot with the very fabulous Brian Dorsey of New York-based Brian Dorsey Studios. We wanted the photos to reflect our life in New York City, so we shot in all of our favorite spots on the Bowery, Noho and NoLIta. Thanks to our world-class photographer, the photos look […]

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by Janelle 10.24.2012
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Last night I had the pleasure of attending the launch of Jimmy Choo‘s latest collection, a much-awaited collaboration between New York-based contemporary artist Rob Pruitt and the iconic accessories brand. The sparkling and festive event took place at their Bleecker Street store, which allowed guests to peruse dozens of coveted shoes, bags and accessories, while sipping […]

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Link Love: 5 Sweet Halloween Recipes

by Janelle 10.23.2012
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Every year I look forward to baking during the weeks leading up to Halloween. With thousands of ghost, goblin and pumpkin-inspired recipes out there, it’s hard to decide exactly what to make. Lucky for you I have scoured the web for my absolute favorite baked Halloween treats. Get in the spirit and bake one of […]

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Easy Beef Barley Soup

by Janelle 10.19.2012
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With a wonderful fall chill in the air, I couldn’t wait to make a warm and comforting soup. I decided to make a lightened up Beef Barley Soup that is an easy, one-dish weeknight meal. I used a very lean cut of beef to keep the fat and calories down and added loads of tasty […]

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