Valentine’s Day 2015 in Newport

The one upside to being snowed in is kicking into productivity hyperdrive. Since I’m the type of person who gets easily distracted by being out of the house, being forced to stay inside makes me focus on things I tend to put off… I am contributing writer for The Newport Blast and I haven’t written […]

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Chateau & Bungalow

Last week, I went to a Green Drinks networking event for the Aquidneck Land Trust at a lifestyle and home boutique called Chateau & Bungalow. It’s the perfect place to buy Christmas gifts for your friends who love entertaining and design. Chateau & Bungalow also has a collection of vintage designer consignment… I’m pretty sure […]

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The Importance of Shopping Small

I’m not actually sure when I became fully passionate about fashion and style.  A lot of people can pinpoint the exact moment, but I don’t really know.  Whenever I did have that realization, there were only two things I cared about when I went shopping–getting the lowest price and following trends. The combination of those […]

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The Week in Pictures

I really dropped the ball on blogging this week, so I’ll spare you the details and stick to pictures: The Elms Mirrors on the wall at Steph’s Pour Judgment on Broadway Cod on couscous, mushrooms and spinach Bella sitting on my coat before heading to work, while Emma (top left) and Maddie pace by the […]

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Fall in Newport

It’s been a busy start to the fall semester–not to mention senior year–but it’s been great living back in Newport. Yesterday, I walked down William Street and Spring Street yesterday afternoon to look for things to decorate the dorm. Because this is my last semester on campus, I decided to buy things that I wouldn’t […]

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New York: Macaron Cafe and Shopping in SoHo

Every time I go to the city, I go with my dad. While he’s in meetings, I hang out with my friend Julia and we go around town shopping. My dad and I come in early in the morning, which is a struggle for Julia because she likes sleeping in late in the afternoon… We […]

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Newport/Narragansett: More Holiday Shopping and Fair Trade Tuesday

Before my usual Starbucks run and work, I went to Wish Newport just to browse, but of course, my detour ended with a small purchase. Wish Newport, which sells designer women’s consignment, also sells young children’s designer consignment for babies and toddlers. My cousin is expecting her second son in mid January, so I picked […]

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Newport/Narragansett: Thanksgiving and Small Business Saturday Haul

My family and I had a great Thanksgiving–all I have to say is that our fridge is filled with leftovers and pies. My cousin and her son joined us for dinner, and we were happy to have them. We saw Lincoln (2012) in the evening. It was a good film, but it would have been […]

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Green Envy Eco Boutique

This article is posted on the university’s newspaper site, but I forgot to mention that Green Envy’s products are very affordable–there’s jewelry made from recyclable materials starting at $1! I greatly enjoyed speaking with Rachel Lessne and hope that Green Envy Eco Boutique continues to make a buzz in Newport. Shopping Downtown: Green Envy Eco […]

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Charlestown: Galapagos Boutique and Dave’s Coffee

I have passed it travelling back and forth from Connecticut to Rhode Island countless times.I liked the Facebook page.I dreamed about it. I have wanted to check out Galapagos Boutique for years.Today was the day my mother, brother, and I finally went–the boutique was everything I imagined it to be and more.Galapagos Boutique is located off […]

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