I guess, technically, that “snowed in” isn’t exactly true. We’ve accumulated approximately zero inches here in NYC, but it’s been hella cold. Like…wearing-tights-under-jeans-even-when-I-sleep cold. Like…take-Uber-instead-of-walking-four-blocks cold. Like…shopping-isn’t-worth-it-because-there’s-no-central-mall cold. Yeah, you read that right, I’m too cold to shop. And, I know I promised everyone some ideas on how to stay home without losing your mind, so here’s what I’ve got:
Woo-hoo! I made it! 23 years and 2 days on this planet, and still going strong. The last few weeks have mostly been a blur of snow and work, so I was grateful to get a relaxing weekend at home, following my actual birthday when I managed to get sick enough to end up bedridden. That said, Litchfield was a gorgeous, lazy dream…as usual. Here are all the best things about the last seven days — from restaurant finds to birthday presents:
1. I could not have survived this insane winter weather without my favorite Timberland snow boots. They’re at least two years old, so I couldn’t find the exact model online, but these are pretty similar and have killer reviews. I should also mention that they make my legs look deceptively long.
I think it’s pretty indisputable that leaving NYC is a good thing. Not permanently, of course. But, a weekend away is almost always exactly what the doctor ordered, and I thoroughly enjoyed a visit to my Alma Mater, eating dinner with my Dad, and celebrating an upcoming birthday with my aunt and sister. All followed by a week-long visit with some friends from San Francisco. Not bad, right? Here’s what else is up: