A Lot O’ Gelato at Mia Chef Gelateria

I’m usually pretty good at thinking of gifts for Matt. I’ve gotten him Yankee tickets and concert tickets for his birthday, a messenger bag for his new job, and a Patagonia jacket and couple’s massage last Christmas (okay, the couple’s massage clearly benefited me as well, but you get the gist). But this year for…

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Welcome to Snowboken

It’s that magical time of year again – that’s right, the time of year when your eyes tear  up from the wind, your fingers go numb in your pockets, and your knees freeze through your ripped jeans. Winter time is here! And since it isn’t going away any time soon, we might as well embrace…

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Floridian Thanksgiving: Part 3

Welcome to the third and final installment of what I’m sure is a fiercely captivating trilogy telling the tale of my Floridian adventures. One of my new favorite spots down there is Benny’s On the Beach in Lake Worth – big thanks to Matt’s mom for introducing it to us. Benny’s is, unsurprisingly, on the…

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Floridian Thanksgiving: Part 2

For part 2 of this installment, I am going to transport you physically, mentally, and emotionally (okay, definitely not physically and probably not emotionally but you get the gist) to beautiful Japan. And by that I mean a Japanese garden in Delray Beach, FL that I suspect is very comparable to a real place in…

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Floridian Thanksgiving: Part 1

I’ve never been one to celebrate the holidays in a warm and/or tropical location. My fair complexion and bizarrely low tolerance for the heat definitely make the idea less than appealing in most cases, but when the opportunity arose this year to give it a try I figured why the HECK not? Said opportunity was…

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Warby Parker’s Home Try-On

I first heard about the Warby Parker Home Try-On program a little over two years ago – an intern at my first job ranted and raved about how cool the service was. If you haven’t heard of it, essentially you select five pairs of glasses (not all styles are available for home try-on, but most…

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