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For my sisters

Hi Hart Beat. I know that it’s the time of year for buying things and planning holiday things (I do work for an ecom / cooking website) but all I can think about recently are all of the favorite women in my life. It’s pretty universal that November was rough. I’m still processing how I feel

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Four Fall Things

Hi Hart Beat! The time that we’ve (at least I’ve) been dreading is here: the end of summer. To make it seem a little less depressing here are four things I’m looking forward to this season. One. Fall baking. On Friday afternoon my all star favorite Deb Perelman aka Smitten Kitchen came to the office to bake us

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Reformation

Oh Hart Beat. How’s the beginning of your week going? We’re solidly into fall right now and even though it still feels like summer outside in New York I’ve been slowly but surely getting together my fall wardrobe. I feel like 26 year old Hannah officially cannot wear my college clothes anymore. Not only are they

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Poetry for the fall

Hi Hart Beat. How’s the start of your month going? This summer I (and it seems like the rest of Brooklyn) read the novel Sweetbitter. One of best parts about the book though, which I wrote about earlier, was the discovery of the author Stephanie Danler on Instagram. The reason? She posts the most beautiful poems. The poems

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All that glitters is demin

Hey Hart Beat. September is hereeee!! As as much as I want to deny it it means that fall is upon us and we can no long er use the oppressive heat for not dressing up to New York City level. I mean I’ve been getting emails about capital F Fall Fashion for a few

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The Secret to Shoulder Pain

Hi Hart Beat! I hope you’re week is going well. As I said earlier this week, I’m on break this week from work and the city and am spending time relaxxxxiiiinnnnng. It’s amazing. One thing that I’ve noticed this week not working is how much better my back feels. For years I’ve had what I

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Summer Week

Oh Hart Beat, it’s my least favorite time of year!! The end of summer is here in all it’s sun setting early and tomato busting glory. Even though it makes me so sad I think this week will actually be okay because it is Summer Week for Food52. Every year the Food52 office closes down for

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My King, Mon roi

I’m not sure what it is but there’s something about summer that makes me think about French films. It might be because growing up in the Berkshires the local movie theater always carried the newest French movie. Over the years I’ve written about other movies that I loved (check out the list below for other

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An August Playlist for you

Hi Hart Beat. How’s your August going so far? I feel like mine’s off to a good start. we’ve already had a full moon, it’s been as hot as I want it to be in the city, and I’ve already had so many great summer nights. Fingers crossed things keep up. One thing I’ve been working

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