On Regressing in Lockdown

Every time someone I’m talking to brings up the coronavirus or the administration’s response to it, my throat tightens. I’m not sure why this happens— I think it’s because I have so many frustrating feelings about the whole thing, and yet it feels absolutely pointless to me to lay them all out, because rehashing the…

Latke Benedicts | From Scratch

It’s Day 28 of COVID-19 shelter-in-place and we’re all slowly losing our minds! Well, not completely, we’re all okay here, but being cooped up indoors has made me restless beyond belief. The one upside is that all the idle time indoors means I can now try every overly complicated, time-consuming recipe I want! Over the…

A Day On My Phone

I first came up with the idea to do some kind of piece about my behavior on my phone when I realized how often I pick up my phone to do one thing and end up doing another thing altogether. The idea was that I would track everything I did on my phone for a…

An Ode to Black Boots

A few months ago, I made a post about white tops, the staple of the summer, and how I style them. Now that the winter’s in full swing, I figured it was time for a post on black boots, the hero of my cold weather outfits. To be honest, I only wear black boots in…

The Holidays Are For Appetizers

Now that we’re deep into the holiday season, I’m back with another collection of outfits and recipes. The idea of holiday party season fuels me throughout the entire month of December, with dreams of delicious meals and sparkly dresses. The catch is, I don’t really attend many holiday parties in real life (I spend most…

dinner table spread

Hosting Dinner Parties at 22

Lately, I’ve been writing a lot about growing up and figuring out what this new phase of my life means for me. Dinner parties are the intersection between my desire to feel accomplished and adult and my need for soothing, familiar routines. Last year, I read an article on how dinner parties are a great…