Author Archives: Jillian

flying over new york city

A few months ago, Bob had declared this “the summer of aviation”. That is, he had this ambitious bucket list that included riding in a hot air balloon, on a helicopter and a blimp. Well! We checked off his helicopter … Continue reading

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a taste of the ‘burbs

Last weekend, we went to New Jersey to HOUSE-HUNT! Bah! Don’t mind me. It’s just that we’ve been doing everything we can to stay in New York, but once you look at a place in New Jersey and you realize … Continue reading

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More reasons to love toast. File this under: very delicious and very easy icebox cake that can be made for company but you’ll probably want it all for yourself. Also file under: the diet starts tomorrow.  Learn at least one … Continue reading

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how i eat: last week in dinners (7/6 – 7/10)

Sunday: Thai Salad I try to have a salad for dinner at least once a week. I always put shredded chicken in it to make it more hearty, but this time I wanted to omit the meat. The peanut dressing for … Continue reading

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the weekend and pics from a sunday walk in the park

We kept really busy last weekend and that’s just how I like it, most especially in the summer. But I’m talking fun-busy, not obligation-busy. There’s a difference, clearly. Friday night was dinner with friends at Home in the West Village and … Continue reading

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the 2014 brooklyn color run + 4 helpful tips to remember for next time

What fun The Color Run was! It was my first time at the event and it certainly won’t be my last. Me, my friend Val and her friend Dwahni headed out to Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn and had the … Continue reading

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Cape May Beach (taken in 2013) Super helpful for cooking: the differences between baking soda and baking powder and when you can sub one for the other. This is a genius tip for making French toast. The 4 rules for eating a … Continue reading

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