Seven Days of Nature in NYC

When I started playing around on WordPress, I found HeatherBlog and more specifically this post about a 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge. I loved the idea and realized it was something I needed to try in NYC. Because we don’t always see a lot of nature in NYC. Or at least we don’t think we do. I’ve been…

Cooking: From a Rachel to a Monica?

As a single person living alone in NYC, my dinner routine can best be described as: seamless.com, delivery.com, the pizza place next to my apartment, bowls of cereal, and the occasional set of three meals from Blue Apron when I’m feeling ambitious. So for this weekend’s routine maintenance, I decided that I was actually going…

I Showered at the Gym

I know what you’re thinking. This isn’t routine maintenance. It’s something many people do every day. It IS routine. But not for me. I was raised by wasps and we are a modest breed. We don’t really embrace the whole being naked in front of other people thing. I don’t recall ever seeing a naked…

Balancing My F*ck Budget (A Book Review)

Warning: The title of this post is the only time I’m going to censor that word. So proceed with caution if you don’t like expletives.  I read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up last year and I was intrigued. I took some bags of clothes to Goodwill. I even took a bag of books to…

Google Is My Life Coach

Now that I’m focused on shaking up my routine, I knew I couldn’t go to Boston this weekend without doing something outside of what I’d do on a normal visit. And being a rule-follower, I wasn’t willing to let “be a spectator at the Figure Skating World Championships” (you know, something I’ve never done and…