I started this week off in the most relaxing way possible, with an off-the-grid overnight at Getaway House, New Hampshire. Getaway builds collections of tiny houses in the woods, two hours or less from a major city. They’re designed to serve as a convenient escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. There’s no wifi…Read More
. From left to right: 1) One of my Instagram followers made this beautiful illustration of me! 2) Some light, happy winter reading. 3) All brunch dishes at Earl’s Prudential are $8 before noon! 4) Guess who got the practical gift this year. 5) Checking out the new Blossom Bar in Brookline. 6) See my travel beauty essentials here.
My mom and I made this dress from scratch using a vintage ’50s pattern. And by “we” made it, I mean she mostly made it after I got bored and frustrated. It’s a unique pleasure to have a piece of clothing that was made just for you, but even more so when it was made…Read More
It’s a constant challenge to navigate long flights and tiresome delays while still looking fresh and pretty. Travel is tough on your skin with changing climates, dry planes, and high stress. I bring a few products with my everywhere to make sure I land looking ready to conquer new territory. I don’t wear much makeup…Read More
As a born-and-bred New Englander, I’m used to dressing for cold weather. In Boston it can be challenging to find the balance between cuteness and circulation. Sweater dresses are one of my go-to winter styles. I picked this one up at a vintage market in Central Square and test drove it in Iceland. When the…Read More
2017 was quite a ride. I overhauled Trends and Tolstoy, added a travel section, and went on over 25 trips creating content for it. I left my corporate job to freelance full time and have grown as a journalist and a marketer in the process. I went on a ten mile hike up a mountain…Read More