Subway Friendly Salads

June 29, 2012 § Leave a comment

When writing the title for this post, I hesitated to include the word subway, as I didn’t want you to think I was talking about the less than favorable sandwich chain! I’m actually talking about the subway, as in public transportation. Maybe I should back up a bit?

Last week I went to a dinner party at my friend Carey’s apartment. I brought a salad for a group of 10 or so. Since the subway is my main form of transportation…

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Plate to Pixel Part III: ISO

June 27, 2012 § Leave a comment

For today’s Plate to Pixel post, we’re talkin’ ISO. To be perfectly honest, I’ve been staring at those letters on the screen of my camera for over a year now and had no idea what they meant until, oh, yesterday. So here’s the breakdown: ISO indicates how sensitive a film is to light. Low numbers make it less sensitive and produce a crisper image, while higher numbers make it more sensitive and produce a grainier image with more “noise.” Noise is not always a bad thing though…

Setting the Table: Popsicle Cocktail Party

June 26, 2012 § Leave a comment

This season definitely seems to be the summer of the popsicle. They are everywhere I look these days, although I’m not going to complain about that! I love that they can be as simple or as innovative as you want, and because of this, they appeal to pretty much everyone. Recently, I’ve seen quite a few popsicles that share more similarities with a favorite cocktail rather than a childhood treat. In case there weren’t enough reasons to bring back these nostalgic summer bites already, be sure to add that to the list…

Buttermilk Cake with Blueberry Sauce and Whipped Cream

June 25, 2012 § Leave a comment

Between last week’s sandwich, and today’s cake, you can probably tell I have a thing for buttermilk. It’s right up there with cream cheese as one of my favorite ingredients to use in cooking and baking. I was flipping through Joy’s cookbook on Sunday, looking for some inspiration on what to make for dessert for a dinner party we had last night, when I spotted it. A simple buttermilk cake…

Mémé LAFLEUR: Dresses for Powerful Women

June 22, 2012 § Leave a comment

Last Thursday, we had the pleasure of attending the Mémé LAFLEUR trunk show at the Soho House. Have you heard of the fabulous ladies and dresses behind Mémé LAFLEUR? Let me bring you up to speed, because this brand and these women have quickly become my biggest obsession!

Founded by Sarah Lafleur, Mémé LAFLEUR is an online clothing company for the modern day working woman. Before launching her own clothing line…

Summer in the City: Chevrons and Stripes

June 21, 2012 § Leave a comment

I’m thrilled to kick of another new, and oh so summery series today! We’ve rounded up a fabulous group of stylish, fun, and food saavy women, and asked them to share their favorite restaurant, food, beverage, and activity for their respective cities. We’ve got a handful of  New York bloggers lined up, as well as ones from San Fran, Austin, Seattle, Chicago, and beyond that we’ll be featuring across the summer!

We’re kicking it off today with the lovely Sarah Lederman of Chevrons and Stripes. An NYC native, here are Sarah’s top picks for a stellar  NYC summer:

Biz Notes: Surround Yourself

June 20, 2012 § Leave a comment

This weekend we wrapped up the third Business with Intention workshop. Truthfully, going into the workshop I was operating primarily in a logistical mindset, focusing solely on all the concrete elements that needed to get done in order for the workshop to run smoothly. It was almost as if I forgot I was about to meet a group of inspiring NYC based women who were already entrepreneurs or about to venture into making the entrepreneurial move; a group that “got it.”

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