Five Things Friday: 9.12.14

Ok, five-ish. I have a lot to share with you!

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image source: theartofsimple.net
image source: theartofsimple.net

I can’t stop listening to The Art of Simple Podcast thanks to my friends with great taste over at Help You Dwell.

And speaking of dwelling, the things I am bursting at the seams to share with you this week are absolutely all about helping you life a better, fuller, simpler life.

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Five Things Friday: 7.18.14

Five things I’ve been loving lately…

Governor’s Island

Hammock Grove bliss.
Hammock Grove bliss.

I was first inspired to travel to Governor’s Island because of an art exhibit three years ago, and I have loved visiting ever since. I took a trip with some girl friends from college a couple of weekends ago and since experiencing the 30 additional renovated acres, I’m not even more in love. What’s the draw? Wide open space, historical buildings, local art and pop-up shops, food trucks, and my favorite – a hammock grove! It’s well worth the trip, and the ferry is free on weekends beginning at 10 AM. Continue reading Five Things Friday: 7.18.14

Five Things Friday: 6.20.14

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Five things I’ve been loving lately…

StitchFix

Confession: While I love the brick-and-mortar shopping experience, living in New York has pushed me further and further into becoming an online shopper. My lifestyle has just been too busy to shop for clothing like I used to. I’ve also tried to cut back on the number of items I buy, and instead aim to spend a little more on classic, quality pieces that will last. (For an entire site dedicated to this idea, check out Brooklyn-based blog ‘The Refined Woman.) Enter StitchFix. A friend of mine clued me in to them. (Thanks Trinity!) StitchFix is a subscription-based styling company located in San Fran. They pick five items based upon your style profile and any specifics you have requested. I love the element of surprise, trying something new each month, and being given suggestions on how to style the pieces with existing pieces in your wardrobe. This month I snagged a cute black and white top by Daniel Rainn. To give it a try yourself, click here for my referral code.

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