The Perfect Fall Day Upstate

If you know any girl who is as basic as I am, then you know one thing. We love Fall. We love pumpkin spiced lattés, going to pumpkin patches, corn mazes and cozy sweaters. This means that going upstate during Fall is basically my dream. That being said, when I last...

Saturdays at Saratoga

When planning a trip to upstate New York in the summertime it’s almost impossible to miss or even consider going to the Saratoga Race Course. It’s what Saratoga is known for other than it’s fantastic spring water. Growing up going to the track was something you did at...

Takeout Traditions with Panda Express

Takeout Traditions If anyone knows me, you know one of my favorite things in the entire world is getting takeout or delivery on a Friday night. It’s been a Friday tradition for me since I moved to the city almost 2 years ago. Chinese food is definitely a go-to choice...

Surviving my NYC Commute with Podcasts

As I stand and write this blog post from the subway station waiting for my train to arrive and bring me home I am reminded that there is never a truly dull commute in New York City. Just this morning I was serenaded by a busker to Harry Nilsson's without you on the...

Lavender Farm Adventures Upstate

Each time I take a trip to upstate New York I like to try or go somewhere new. It’s always nice to see different spots in a place that is so familiar to you. This past trip upstate I went Lavenlair Farm.  It is a lavender farm just outside of Lake George, NY in...

Exploring the Botanical Garden

Spring is here but hasn’t seemed to have officially arrived here in New York yet. Needless to say, I am very eager for the flowers to pop up out of the ground and the trees and grass to turn from brown to green. I was in desperate need for my inner plant mom to see...

My Ultimate Hashtag Guide

Everyone wants to know, what’s the secret to growth on Instagram. How do I get my posts seen by a wider audience and gain loyal followers? I may have just the secret sauce for you, it’s called hashtags. Now I’m sure you’ve heard hashtags are great and...

Planning my life for efficiency

If anyone knows me you know that I am never without an agenda book or a little notebook. I love writing things down with a pencil and paper rather than just typing it out. Funny how I have a public online blog rather than a diary of my own. But I digress,...

I’m Emily, a graphic designer by day and blogger by night. She focuses on styling retro and boho inspired fashion looks, as well as creating lifestyle content focused around her love of plants, coffee and Brooklyn. Emily brings her unique upstate style and sensibility to NYC through color and style.
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