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Lies About Spring

Supposedly it’s springtime in NYC, but it was snowing when I got off the subway this evening, so I’m not buying what the calendar is selling. That said, when I left my apartment this morning it was comfortably brisk without a cloud in the sky. I wouldn’t mind except for the fact that I’ve packed up 90% of my winter wardrobe so am now just cold until the temperature cooperates.

On a lighter note, I’ve discovered some more happy, spring-friendly things:

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Snowed In

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:

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I Don’t Know About You, But I’m Feeling…23?

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.

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