‘Tis the Season in Brooklyn

It’s officially starting to look a lot like Christmas here in Brooklyn, and I for one couldn’t be more excited. I know I’m probably starting to sound like a broken record, but I love Christmas, especially here in New York. The lights. The decor. The smell of Christmas trees lining the sidewalks. Oh, and of course the holiday cheer. Everyone [well, almost everyone] is so much happier this time of year.

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Baking Cakes with Momofuku Milkbar

You know an epic day is ahead when you start your morning off baking a three-tiered, triple-frosted, six-inch, funfetti cake. I mean, come on. Don’t tell me your mouth isn’t already watering. Anyone who knows me well, knows I have a massive sweet-tooth, so when I heard about cake classes at Milkbar, my mind instantly started plotting when I could sign up.

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City Guides: Christmas in New York

Ah, Christmas in the city – pretty much my absolute favorite time to be in New York. For starters, the lights. So many lights! I mean every street is practically sparkling. Then, of course there are all the craft markets that make you all warm and fuzzy. Let’s not forget about the food. Hot apple cider paired with a warm gingerbread cookie, anyone?

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Maple-Glazed Pumpkin Scones

Let’s face it, during this time of year, we’re all pretty much in a pumpkin-overload kind of mood. Pumpkin lattes, pumpkin butter, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pancakes…You know as well as I do that this list could keep going and going. And while there are some pumpkin-haters out there, I for one am not one of them. In my mind, there can never be enough pumpkin!!

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City Guides: Greenwich / West Village

I’m so stoked to be sharing with you all another NYC city guide on the blog today! Greenwich and the West Village are two of our favorite neighborhoods to explore in Manhattan. So much to see. So much to do. And of course, my favorite, so much to eat! The only challenge is trying to find enough time to do it all!

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All Things Fall

Fall is really doing a number on Prospect Park this year, and I say that in the best way possible. The foliage has been absolutely breathtaking, especially during these last two weeks. I think the leaves must be at their peak. Fiery reds and golden hues are bursting from the branches and they’re slowly letting go, blanketing the ground. It’s becoming hard to walk a few steps without hearing that sudden crunch underfoot.

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