Stylish

  1. How to Host a (Homemade) Bagel Brunch

    Elijah’s Deli welcomed me with open Jewish grandma arms the first time my parents dropped me off in San Diego to start college as a freshman. And visit after visit, we always seemed to end up there for lunch or brunch. Nestled in an inconspicuous mall in La Jolla, it was the sort of place Continue…

    Going to Elijah’s felt like a visit to my grandparents’ house, where everything was friendly and familiar, and you got your food exactly how you liked it (but with a little extra butter and cream).
  2. 9 Sweet Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    It’s hard to believe but this year, I’ll be celebrating my second Mother’s Day as a mother. Last year, Neko was barely four months old. I have learned a few things but mostly, I’m still just stumbling along. Thankfully, though, I’ve got a few things figured out. Around the holidays, Uncommon Goods asked if I’d Continue…

  3. Mother’s Day Brunch

    1. Rhubarb Mojito by Ashley from Not Without Salt 2. Flower arrangement by Studio Choo 3. Dress by Emerson Fry 4. Croque Monsieur French Toast Bake, prepared by Jewels of New York, photograph via Sunday Suppers I’ll be honest: I’m not a big fan of brunch (I much prefer splitting my breakfast and lunch into Continue…

  4. Stylish in the Kitchen: Market Totes

    1|2|3|4 Spring is my absolute favorite time of year. The market starts to come back to life with the arrival of peas, asparagus, strawberries, and artichokes. I’m lucky enough to live right around the corner from a little farmer’s market that sets up shop every Sunday. It’s the best way to start the day. I Continue…

  5. How to Host a Stylish Dinner Party

    1/2/3/4/5/6/7 I’ve been thinking how I’ve met so many interesting people in 2012, and it has only just begun! The lovely Michelle, whom I had the pleasure of meeting at Alt Summit this year, suggested that it might be fun to see a post about being stylish in the kitchen. I loved the idea, and Continue…

  6. 5 Ways to Be a Great Host

    Despite the fact that I have lived in a modest-sized apartment for the last six years, I sure have thrown a lot of parties here. I thank my understanding neighbors for bearing with me all of these years. That first year out of college, forgive me for the debauchery that went on in our hallways. Continue…

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