#HappyFriday: VACATION!!

Oh Hart Beat. We did it. It’s Friday! This week seemed extra long, probably because starting tomorrow I’m going to be on vacation for a week. For this week away from work and away from the city, I’ve decided to take an internet hiatus as well. I’m removing email, facebook, reddit, and all my podcast apps

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Limited edition MCMC x TALON fragrance

Afternoon, Hart Beat! After the big news I told you this morning, let’s talk about something a little more light.. My favorite perfume company MCMC just announced that they’re collaborating with the jewelry line TALON for a new, limited edition summer fragrance. The scent is based on rose petals, patchouli, Somalian myrrh and amber (those

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Moving in with Pedro

Hi Hart Beat. I have some exciting and big life news to share with you today! As most of you have gathered from reading this here blog, a year ago I started dating the amazing Pedro (our anniversary was actually this past Tuesday!). With this one year mark we decided to make another big life

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Goodbye, Professor Blastoff

Evening, Hart Beat. This is a niche post so, disclaimer in advance. For those of you who know me, you know that I’ve been a podcast fan for years. I started a Podcast series this spring but it kind of fell of the map (whoopsie). Anyway, last Tuesday marked a sad day where one of my favorite podcasts said

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Lara Odell = My life

Working at Food52 gives me so much access and introduction to amazing cooks and writers but lately we’ve been pulling together some great illustrations on the site. When I clicked through to see who the artist was I was blown away and laughed away by Laura Odell’s work. Laura has a wide range of work

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My favorite beach getaway from Brooklyn

Hello Hart Beat and hello Monday. Let’s forget Monday and pretend it’s Saturday instead. Okay? My first year in New York I was under the (common) misconception that New York City had the misfortune of being in the northeast and therefor residing far, far away from any actual beach. Thankfully in my second year living

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Roll up your sleeves

Hi Hart Beat! This past week Pedro and I discovered (heavy on the Pedro side of things) the new Spotify feature called “Discover Weekly.” It’s hidden on the side left of your browser under your “Starred” playlist. If you haven’t gotten on the Spotify train yet then this is another reason to hop on. ALL

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Cape Cod recommendations

Heyyyyyy Hart Beat. Happy almost weekend! The week after next I’m lucky enough to be taking a week off of work and heading on vacation with my parents and Dad’s side of the family. Instead of heading to Maine where I’ve been going since I was born, we’re taking our first trip to the Cape

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Instagram life vs. Real life

Hey Hart Beat. Let’s talk. Let’s talk about Instagram and life and jealousy and photography and feelings. Mkay? Instagram has been around for a while now in internet speak and even though it may be a dinosaur of sorts, it can’t be argued that it is now the place to be right now. In that vein I

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