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Did this week just really happen?

Jon and I got home last night at about midnight after an endless day of navigating the avenues and streets of New York City. There has been quite an uproar over what happened (and didn’t happen) during my “Today” show segment, and I have a few things to say about it including some behind the [...]

Handmade bird by Ann Wood

I have wanted one of these birds for months ever since I heard about it on design*sponge, and when I was in Brooklyn on Wednesday I stopped in Cog & Pearl and found a few of them tucked away in a corner for sale. They’re handmade by the lovely Ann Wood with mostly vintage and [...]

We’re gonna catch a big one!

I haven’t ever told this story, but we got Coco from the (are you ready to concentrate?) father of the girlfriend of Jon’s nephew. He and his wife owned two miniature Australian Shepherds and wanted to breed them once and only once. Coco was the biggest in the litter, and one day back at the [...]

Chrysler building as scenery

This is a view of the Chrysler building from 42nd Street on the north side of Bryant Park. The weather was spectacular, more than I could have hoped for, and when people made comments about the weather, like isn’t this nice? I was all, seriously, you have no idea, I would have given New York [...]