Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Tis’ the season for holiday cocktails!

I promise you, sipping on this delicious pomegranate + rosemary + vodka cocktail will be your favorite activity this winter. Whether you’re entertaining, pregaming or just sitting around the fire, this recipe is one for the books.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces Purity Vodka
  • 3 ounces pomegranate juice
  • 2 ounces rosemary-brown sugar syrup
  • Seltzer water
  • 2 small rosemary sprigs (for garnish)
  • ~ 20 pomegranate seeds (for garnish)

Instructions

  • Fill glass with ice
  • Place vodka, pomegranate juice and rosemary-brown sugar syrup
  • Top with seltzer and stir
  • Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and 10 pomegranate seeds

A Hat for Every Occasion

A Hat for Every Occasion

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If you’ve browsed my blog or seen my Instagram feed, you know I’ve got a thing for hats. I just really believe that accessories help elevate any outfit or look. However, a lot of the hats I wear in my posts either are sold out or no longer available. Since I’m always getting so many messages about them, I wanted to create a little collection of my favorite hats for you.

So from berets to newsboy caps to beanies, you’ll have a hat for every occasion. PS. they sell out FAST, so if you see something you like, snag it while you can! I tried to pick items that are under $100 and in most cases $50!

Berets

Newsboy Caps

Beanies

SURPRISE GIVEAWAY!

SURPRISE GIVEAWAY!

Holiday cheer is in the air and I am feeling giving!!!

As a huge THANK YOU to my wonderful, loyal and supportive followers, I want to give back to YOU this holiday season. I appreciate all of you more than words can say, so I reached out to some of my favorite brands to provide awesome products for this giveaway. You’re always watching me unbox items and now it is YOUR TURN!

I am giving ONE LUCKY FOLLOWER 30+ products, which retail for more than a $1,000+ value! Check out my latest Instagram post for details on how to enter to win.

In the meantime, browse the items I’m giving away below and GOOD LUCK!

Best Gender Neutral Gifts of 2017

Best Gender Neutral Gifts of 2017

One of my favorite holiday traditions is the grab bag gift game that my family plays on Christmas day. There’s about 12-15 of us (including my extended family) and we battle it out to “win” the best gift. I could get into the rules, but I’ll save that for another post. Anyway, the catch is that the gift has to be a gender and age neutral. As such, I’m always picking my brain trying to think of what to get. What can my sister possible like that my 60 year old uncle would ALSO like?!

However, stocking up on gender neutral gifts during the holidays isn’t a bad idea. Need to give your boss something last minute? Going to someone’s house for a holiday party and don’t want to go empty handed? Keep a gender neutral gift on hand to have as an option. See my selects below!

 

5 Unique Ways to See the New York City Skyline

5 Unique Ways to See the New York City Skyline

There is seriously nothing prettier than the New York City skyline. Sometimes when I’m staring at the city in which I live, I have a little *pinch me* moment. Over the past few years, I’ve been able to discover some of the best ways to take in the amazing view. So whether you’re visiting New York City for the first time, want a backdrop for the perfect Insta or just want to do a fun activity – I think you’ll find the below helpful.

1. Take in the View from The William Vale Hotel in Williamsburg
I had the pleasure of doing a little “staycation” at The William Vale and fell in love with the property. My room had a balcony with a view of the NYC skyline [pictured below], but that wasn’t the only place I could take in the sights. One of the hotels restaurants, Westlight, boasts a rooftop bar with panoramic skyline views from a terrace & glassed-in lounge plus craft cocktails. This place comes highly recommended.

ready for a lil’ sunday staycation, thanks to @soldejaneiro. i guess today is just a day of great views✌🏼

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2. Jet Ski Around the City in the Warmer Months
One of the cooler things I’ve done since living in Manhattan was cruising around the Hudson with my friends on jet skis. I know what you’re thinking, “ew, the Hudson water is gross!” But honestly, it was fine and we would have hardly gotten wet had my friend not purposefully splashed us. Seeing this city this way is truly breathtaking. We were able to get right up to the Statue of Liberty and go under both the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges.

3. Hop on a Helicopter Ride
I’ve yet to do this, but you best believe I’ve already been in touch with Flyon NYC – a company that flies you around the city and helps you capture the perfect insta. They make professional aerial photography services accessible to everyone by providing a crowdsourced aerial experience. Whether you want to snap a signature shoe selfie on your iPhone, or you want to capture incredible aerial content for your portfolio: they’ve got a variety of options for you.

4. Cruise Around Via Boat
Everyone loves a good boating experience. You can join Hornblower New York for a dinner cruise around Manhattan, sightseeing tour of NYC, private party, happy hour, or celebration on a luxury yacht. All options comes with one thing guaranteed – an awesome view of the skyline.

never sick of this view 🎈 #mylifeooo

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5. Go Up to the Top of The Rock Observation Deck
The Top of the Rock is one of the greatest observation decks available and attracts people from all over the world daily. Here, you can take in the most incredible views of New York City and get a close look at Central Park from above. On weekends, you can buy tickets here for as low as $30 a head. 

Checking out @ChasenAllen cause he’s da hottest.

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Any questions? Leave a comment below!