So simple. So Smart. A good looking bin to hold your grocery bags that hold your recycling. I’m in. $48 from Rebin.
I never thought i could love a machine quite so much. And worth every bit of that $450 price tag it is! I make smoothies every morning for breakfast — have for years. But after going through a slew of bar blenders in just the past year, it was time to upgrade. And now I get up every morning excited to take my Rolls Royce of blenders for a spin. Fast, easy, efficient and self-cleaning. That is my favorite part — just fill half way with warm water, add a couple drops of soap and blend for 30 seconds. Done and ready for the next morning when I might indulge in one of my favorite smoothie recipes:
1 cup unsweetened chocolate almond milk
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/2 small avocado
1T almond butter
1-2T ground chia seeds
agave syrup to taste
Place ingredients in blender jar in the order listed. Turn blender on low and slowly ramp up speed to high. Blend for 30 seconds on high. Pour and enjoy!
The latest fashion accessory is a good looking water bottle. Here are some favorites:
1. The classic Swell bottle comes in multiple sizes (go big!) and more designs than you can imagine. The fashionable choice: monochromatic solids and metallics 2. Corksicle’s non-slip, easy grab shape makes it unique 3. This BPA free plastic number, is easy to use with a flip top/carry ring, one hand operation and comfortable wide mouth is a winner in the functionality department. Plus, it’s dishwasher safe. From Contigo 4. Easy to look at perhaps hard to use, the notebook style water bottle fits easy in a pocket or purse. 5. Boho chic, the good old fashioned canning jar gets a new life with screw in beverage top. 6. If you’re going to have a small opening water bottle you gotta have one of these.
When I graduated from college, I sent my high school girlfriends all graduation gifts: my favorite cheap pens wrapped beautifully, as if they cost a fortune. This was after all, a momentous occasion to be celebrated — even if only by a token gift. I recently came across these pens and was reminded how something so simple can be spiffed up and made special . . .
Kate Spade Pens: box of 6 gold pens, cheap and cheerful $25/set | boxed ballpoint pens with gold foil imprinted box interior from top to bottom: she wears her thoughts on her sleeve; she writes to do lists for her to do lists; she personalizes her business cards with hand written notes $36/each.
No mistaking these eyes. How fabulous to have Audrey looking out for you on a rainy day. Umbrella by Kate Spade $38
Writing an actual postcard may be obsolete these days with texts, email & social media in our pockets at all times but these little beauties give a reason to write and post an actual hand-penned note. Each boxed set contains 100 unique themed postcards — 100 Pantone colors, 100 classic Penguin book covers, 100 Marimekko patterns.
Ready. Set. Write!
I’m a MAC girl. Always been one. Most likely, always will be. But I gotta admit, this HP Spectre is damn sexy with its black carbon finish and copper accents.
Fiorucci may have disappeared there for a few years but they are back! How many of you remember the Fiorucci store located across the street from Bloomingdales in NYC? I may be dating myself but in the early-mid 80’s, this mega store was always my first stop in the city — followed by a tart frozen yogurt at the Bloomingdales food emporium along 59th street. I have fond memories of a blue & black plaid, corduroy, jean-style jacket and a slew of cherub t-shirts that I proudly wore with my baggy jeans and probably a big-ass bow in my hair.
Now, those t-shirts are available again, along with a selection of jeans and jackets suited to today’s fashion trends. T-shirts available in black or grey, only at Barneys New York.
A funny little collaboration between Case Studio and artist Jean Jullian. An assortment of porcelain plates equally suited for eating as objects of decor. Six different sizes and assorted retro colors in each set. Certain to make you smile!
Available here in limited edition only. Apprx US $260