I don't know about you, but I love matchbooks. Sure they can be pretty standard but the ones that go above and beyond really are a work of art. I've collected several matchbooks from my travels, wanderings, and from friends who know me a little too well. As you may have seen before I love … Continue reading Matchbooks
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It's summer in Los Angeles, which means it's starting to get hot out! A heat wave hit the city this weekend and I couldn't think of anything I wanted to do more than host a BBQ! One thing I miss a lot from home are the nights my family would grill up dinner. My dad … Continue reading Summer BBQ
It's finally summer and summer means cinespia! This year for my birthday I had a bunch of my friends celebrate with me at cinespia's screening of CLUELESS. As previously discussed, I love cinespia. It is my favorite thing to do in Los Angeles. Since it was my birthday I knew I had to make this screening extra … Continue reading Birthday Cinespia!
I love Easter! It's one of my favorite holidays. The pastels, the flowers, the brunch! The past three years I've been able to celebrate Easter with a pair of close friends in Los Angeles and it's always a guaranteed good time. This year I volunteered to host and expanded the size of the group significantly! … Continue reading Easter Brunch
It's one of my favorite times of year! The Oscars are on Sunday! I absolutely adore watching the Oscars and always try to watch at least all of the Best Picture Nominees before the show. This year I'll be attending someone else's viewing party but I wanted to leave a few last minute ideas for … Continue reading Oscars 2017
Happy 2017! One of my resolutions this year has been to blog more. Another resolution has been to make more plans. So I decided to combine both of those and do a post on spontaneous dinner parties! In the industry I work in almost everyone gets a two week break at the end of the … Continue reading Last Minute Get Togethers
One of my favorite Holiday traditions is hosting a cookie exchange. Back in Connecticut my mother and I hosted a mother daughter cookie exchange for several years. It was always a lovely time to catch up with friends before the holidays and it helped anyone who was having company over to have a large plate of … Continue reading Holiday Cookie Exchange
I'm announcing a new series on the blog today! One of my favorite hobbies is attending operas. I started attending operas after taking an introductory course to Opera my freshman year of college. One class and I was hooked. I've been going to operas ever since! This is my third season as an Aira member … Continue reading Opera Season
Over the weekend I decided to host a tea party for my friend Eunice while we watched WAR & PEACE. We had decided we wanted to watch the series together and I thought a tea would be the perfect thing to accompany it. Honestly any excuse to have a tea party is a good enough … Continue reading Tea Time
In honor of national friendship day I hosted a brunch for some of my friends from work. Molly recently left for a new job and I thought brunch would be a great way for a few of us to catch up. Whenever I host a brunch I try and accomplish as much as I can … Continue reading Friendship Brunch