holiday picks: for the neighbors

holiday picks: for the neighbors

Thoughtful picks for the friends that live next door . . .

Festive Greenery
‘Peppermint Bark’ Hot Chocolate
Snowflake Cookie Cutters
Fred’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
Voluspa Candles (Red & White)

the streets of nyc (part 5)

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Christmastime in the city.

 It’s hard to compete with New York City when it comes to celebrating the holidays. The cheer is contagious and the decor is festive–they really know how to do it up right. From ice skating in Rockefeller Square to sipping frozen hot chocolate at Serendipity 3, I couldn’t imagine a better way to enjoy the season.

Snaps from our trip last Christmas.

the view from pier 25

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Sailboats, tugboats and the Hudson River . . .

A brisk walk west through Tribeca leads to Piers 25. It’s home to local fisherman, a charming oyster bar, Tribeca Sailing and a big city skyline as far as the eye can see. On sunny days, the pier is the perfect place to picnic. Grab a blanket and pick up some lunch–you don’t want to miss this view.

season’s greetings

christmas cards

I’m a big fan of snail mail, especially this time of the year.

The holiday season is the perfect excuse to send some love. Whether it’s homemade, handwritten or professionally printed, a thoughtful card is best gift you can give. Turn on the festive tunes and keep the sentiments short and sweet. Come December 25th, you’ll be quite glad you did.

Cards by minted + photo by Andrea Brionne Photography.