Bon Week-end!

Happy almost October! The weather has definitely turned crisp and autumnal in Geneva, which is very exciting for a girl from southern California. This weekend we’re readying our closets for fall, having one of these with friends and watching one of our favorite movies. How about you? Meanwhile, a few fun links for the weekend: […]

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Goed Weekend from Amsterdam!

(“Goed weekend” means “Good weekend” in Dutch–it’s not a misspelling!) I’m so happy to be back in one of my favorite cities this weekend–Amsterdam–celebrating my husband’s birthday! On the train from Brussels we saw windmills, spotted cows and a family harvesting pink tulips. This place is truly a fairyland. We have plans to bike around town […]

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Back from paradise

I’m just waking up from the dream that was two weeks in Thailand and I can’t wait to share more about what makes this country so incredible! The photo above captures about one-tenth of its beauty and 100% of my excitement. I’ll post more photos soon. For now, a few fun links if you are […]

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This week I am…

…welcoming a new month–did you know 2016 is a Leap Year? …making my favorite winter soup. …correcting my work-life balance (err, not enough work). …re-listening to this podcast. Go journalism! …eyeing this project for snow days. …avoiding these airports. …getting my life’s motto emblazoned on everything. …trying to be cool.

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Miss me? This week I am…

…decorating my stark apartment. The inspiration. …reading this book. …pouring over these sweet watercolors from this up-and-coming artist. …planning a trip. …shocked over this love story gone wrong. Let it be a lesson to all journalists. …touching all the things. …picking up French lessons again. Twelve bizarre phrases en français.

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This week I am…

…dreaming of Swiss ski chalets. …being irresistible. …watching Home Alone! How the booby-trapped home was filmed. …preparing for holiday travel. …and learning to sleep on a plane (I’m terrible at it!). …reading up on the real American Thanksgiving. …drinking wine–apparently these are the new wine rules.

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This week I am…

…heading to Greece! I’m packing this and this. …not checking my phone. …getting more zzzzs. …believing in the power of friendship. …trying to forget this article. …putting the half bottle of rosé in my fridge to good use. …getting inspired for my new Swiss apartment.  

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This week I am…

…reading an out-of-this-world book with my book club. …eating more “ugly” produce like the French. …sharing this amazing design story with my iron-deficient friends. …organizing my closet. …coming around to the idea that pre-fab architecture can be beautiful too. …celebrating  one year of legally changing to my last name by monogramming something! …finding more and more reasons to […]

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This week I am…

…applauding the efforts of this real-life heroine. …going for a 90-minute walk (instead of succumbing to the midday slump). …looking forward to the future of flying. …like, totally embracing my inner Valley Girl. …whipping up this decadent, lettuce-free summer salad. …air-drying my hair like the pros. …unlocking the code to why mosquitoes love me (or just making this natural […]

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