Valentines for the romantically challenged

Hola Hart Beat. Today I thought I’d share with you a great new podcast that my roommate recently introduced to me. I listen to podcasts all the time (Radiolab is my all time favorite. Ahem, hey Robert Krulwich, why are you such a negative Nancy?) and on and off I’ve been into This American Life.

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Pillowcases by John Baldessari

Hola Hart Beat. Aren’t these pillowcases great? This spring I decided to give my Brooklyn bedroom a little makeover. I’ve had a lot of the same accessories, bedding and curtains since college and now that I’m 24 I thought it might be a good idea to revamp somethings. I want my room to seem more

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Girl crush: Courtney Adamo

Oh hello there Hart Beat. As I’m sure many of you dear readers are aware, our girl Joanna posted a great new series on her blog the other day entitled “My beauty uniform.” In her first post of the series Jo (come on girl, we’re friends now) wrote about her friend and “one of the

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A great spring health tip

Oh hello, Hart Beat. I’m home this weekend visiting my parents (and their adorable dog) before I start my new job soon. When I got home my mom shared the best health trick with me and I’d thought I would share it with you. This winter my parents have both started drinking a tall glass of

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MCMC Amara

(Source) Hola Hart Beat. Happy first day of spring! Let’s talk about fragrances. Before this fall I had never been a fragrance person, probably because I could never find one that was natural and subtle enough to wear with confidence. This all changed when I was introduced to fellow Greenpoint, Brooklyn resident Anne McClain, the

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Daughter sings a tiny desk concert

Hi. I’ve written so many times to you about one of my favorite bands here on the blog that I hope this isn’t the first time you’re hearing Daughter sing, Hart Beat. I love NPR’s youtube series called Tiny Desk Concerts. I’ve shared a concert by alt-j here before and there are so many more

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Happy Friday

(Source) Hi Hart Beat, I hope you’re having a wonderful Friday! It’s unfortunately very cold in New York today so I decided to take a leaf out of Tom Haveford’s book and “Treat yo self” today. This afternoon I’m having a lovely lunch date with myself (voila) at Cafe Minerva in the West Village, this

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Spring uniform

I’ve had the pleasure the past couple of weeks speaking with the founder and president of Beiñ, an amazing company that represents small, independent Spanish designers at trade shows and pop-up markets in New York. I love spanish designers and I’m so glad that now there’s a way to find small designers and order them

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