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The Ultimate His and Hers Travel Packing List for Maui

The Ultimate His and Hers Travel Packing List for Maui

It seems like we’ve been talking about this vacation for at least year now. But we’re finally headed to Maui! One part wedding, one part vacation. A few years ago, my cousin dropped everything and moved to Maui. Now,…

LiliesandLoafers - Thirtieth Birthday Gift Basket

Thirtieth Birthday Gift Basket

I have a confession, I am obsessed with gift baskets and boxes. For every birthday, graduation and holiday present, I like to give a few items I think the person will love. This obsession started after I began celebrating Christmas with…

John's Marinated Steak: Cooking Through Cravings - LiliesandLoafers

John’s Marinated Steak: Cooking Through Cravings

It’s summer. You know what that means? Beach, frozen margaritas (well, that’s all year round) and dining el fresco. However, we are unable to enjoy cooking food on the grill. Unless you have a terrace, city living is not…

DIY Desk Makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint - LiliesandLoafers

DIY Desk Makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

This desk makeover (using chalk paint) was so much fun to do and stage. Some of the links throughout the post are affiliate links. The desk we have in our apartment is the desk I used at my parents’…

DIY Housewarming Gift Basket

DIY Housewarming Gift Basket

Today, my parents are finally starting their next chapter in New Hampshire. While my mom has been up at the house for the last month, my dad’s last day at work is today. While it’s bittersweet, Fatima and I are…

Rain or Shine: Things to do in NYC This Summer

Rain or Shine: Things To Do In New York City This Summer

Summer is right around the corner. Thinking about what to do this summer, we’re overwhelmed. There’s so much to do in New York City! However, the summer weather is unpredictable. One day it will be beautiful and the next it will rain. We’re here…

Our Happy Place with our Cocoon Chill

Our Happy Place: 100 Nights with Our Cocoon Chill

This post is not sponsored by Cocoon by Sealy. Some of the links below are affiliate links. Welcome to our happy place. Living in New York City, we’re used to small spaces and high ceilings. When one thing is out-of-place in…

Flowers for Your Mom

From the Heart: Flowers for Your Mom

This post, the gorgeous bouquet of flowers for my mom, and the special offer below are brought to you by The Bouqs Co. Some of the links below are affiliate links. Trying to find a Mother’s Day gift is one of the hardest…

It's Not Goodbye, It's See You Next Weekend

How We Pulled Off a Surprise Going Away Party

This post and party outfit are brought to you by our friends at Lovita & Co. “It’s not goodbye, it’s see you next weekend,” was the theme for my in-laws’ going away party. We planned this surprise bon voyage party…

Spicy Shrimp

Pepper’s Spicy Shrimp and Pasta: Cooking Through Cravings

Here’s our experience making a dish from Chrissy’s mom, Pepper, in our ongoing journey through Cravings. We made this dish with spicy shrimp, the original recipe calls for clams. This post contains affiliate links. Five years, that’s how long I’ve been at…

The One Thing You Need to Change Your Weekend Outfit

The One Thing You Need to Change Your Weekend Outfit

This post and outfit is brought to you by our friends at Lovita & Co. Sundays for Brian and me mean long walks through Central Park, frozen yogurt, pizza, my favorite outfit and lots of laughs. We both work downtown, so…