A Napa Valley Getaway

4/28/17—just a lil’ update: he and I are no longer together but I just love this post! For our 5 year anniversary, my boyfriend and I decided to go on a short, but absolutely lovely, weekend stay in Napa Valley. This trip was particularly special because it was the first time just the two of us were in wine country together!…

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NYC Spotlight: Parm

If you’re craving out-of-this-world meatballs, look no further than Parm. Meatball parms are one of my favorite types of sandwich and this place does not disappoint! Parm is a super cute, diner-esk looking Italian-American eatery that serves classic dishes from baked ziti and rigatoni to fantastic parmigiana sandwiches (obviously) all served in red, plastic baskets. They also have a full-service…

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Fall Foliage Cruise in Cold Spring, NY

A lovely thing about being in New York is the changing seasons. To celebrate one of my best friend’s birthdays, we decided to venture on a catamaran fall foliage cruise that jetted up the gorgeous tree-lined Hudson River to the adorable and historical small town of Cold Spring, NY. Despite the clear skies, it was freezing on the way up thanks to the icy—yet refreshing—air blowing…

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Little Poland in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Right next door to the hipster, too-cool-for-school Brooklyn area of Williamsburg, is Greenpoint which, in contrast, is known for its rich Polish culture and community. This North Brooklyn neighborhood is home to the second largest concentration of Polish immigrants in the U.S., making it the perfect place to not only buff up on my cultural history, but also find the best pierogi…

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Lake Tahoe, California

If you know me at all, you know that I love Lake Tahoe with a passion! It is hands down my favorite place to get away from everything. The air is fresh, the lake is blue as can be and the scenery is beautiful. It’s so peaceful. I used to go all the time when I was a little kid–…

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