Book Review: Salt in My Soul

A month or two ago, I finished a powerful memoir that had been on my to-be-read list before it even came out.  But it was a read I needed to sit with. As much as it shook me to my core—tears during the last several chapters included—I couldn’t just run to my computer and type […]

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Book Review: The Last Mrs. Parrish

Big Little Lies meets Gone Girl in Liv Constantine’s The Last Mrs. Parrish. A new woman is in town—a ritzy, gossip-filled Connecticut town, at that. And she’s here to shake things up. Amber Patterson feels virtually invisible. She wasn’t born into wealth and she’s sick of watching from afar as socialite Daphne Parrish rules the […]

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Book Review: City of Girls

This was one of my favorite reads in a long time.  Based on author Elizabeth Gilbert’s other novel Eat, Pray, Love and her creative living guide Big Magic, I wasn’t sure what to expect from a youthful period piece. But man, did she deliver. I tend to find myself drawn to any piece featuring New […]

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10 Tips to Stay Sane During Quarantine

Being stuck in your apartment to protect yourself from a potentially deadly virus isn’t fun. But on the bright side, we’re all in this together (cue the High School Musical soundtrack). I’ve rounded up some ideas for how to keep your mind right during the madness. If you need me, I’ll be on the tiny […]

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Book Review: Love at First Like

We’re all living life in the digital age—and many of us are loving in it, too.  As I’ve mentioned several times before, I’m no stranger (pun intended) to online dating.  Neither is Eliza, the twenty-something protagonist of Hannah Orenstein’s novel, Love at First Like. Busy running a flourishing jewelry business in fast-paced New York City, […]

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Festive Flicks: A Very Netflix Holiday

For some people, the highlight of the holiday season is decorating. For others, it’s finding a spot for the Elf on the Shelf. For me? It’s watching cheesy Netflix Christmas movies on my couch with a Frasier fir-scented candle burning in the background. As I gave my coworkers my rundown of the movies I watched […]

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Get It Together: Bathroom Organization

It’s that time of year again. As we swap our wardrobes over from sundresses and flip flops to sweaters and boots, it’s the perfect opportunity for an organizational overhaul. This weekend, I finally tackled the seasonal closet switch that I’d been putting off for weeks. It’s honestly one of my least favorite tasks ever. I […]

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Book Review: The Immortalists

If you could find out the exact date of your death, would you? How would that knowledge change the course of your life? These are the questions at the center of Chloe Benjamin’s The Immortalists. The novel follows four wildly different siblings from New York City after they each find out the day and year […]

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Weekend Recap: Boston

For seven of the last nine years (nine?! woah) I’ve lived outside of Massachusetts. First, I was in Florida for college. Then, Connecticut. Now, New York. But no matter what, I always consider Mass my home. My former coworker used to tease me and say that I couldn’t hide the fact that I’m a Masshole if […]

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Book Review: Where the Missing Go

If you don’t like murder mysteries, this is not the novel for you. If you’re a psychological thriller junkie like I am, you should add it to your cart. Full disclosure, I received this book for free as part of my InfluenceHer Essentials Summer Box, which you might’ve seen me mention on my Instagram. I […]

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