Philly Notes


What to Wear to Diner en Blanc in Philadelphia

My friend recently asked me for recommendations on what to wear to Diner en Blanc in Philadelphia since her and her husband are going in August. I thought it would be fun to turn my favorite white outfits into a blog post since I love the look of all white (before or after labor day).


Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival

Julian, my brother Allen, Perry and I went to the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival a few weekends ago. We were surrounded by live music, gorgeous scenery and samplings of some of the best food Philly has to offer.


Great Coffee Shops in Philadelphia

One of my favorite weekend morning activities is going to a local coffee shop and having a good cup of coffee. During the week, I typically make coffee at home and drink it on my way to work, making my commute so much more tolerable. Sunday mornings, however, are for taking your time. Here are some of my favorite coffee shops in Philly.


How to Keep Date Night & Your Crazy Work Hours

It can be easy to fall into a routine once you’re married (or in a longterm relationship) and not leave the comfortable confines of your apartment, especially when you’re a creative professional. You’re working late on designs for the new brand your agency team is pitching, you’re working a part-time job to pay the bills while […]


A Local’s Guide to the Best Date Night Activities in Philadelphia

There’s something special about Philadelphia in the fall. The air is cool and refreshing, pumpkins and squash dominate local cuisine, and shades of orange, brown and red take over our surroundings. Whether you’re visiting from out of town or live in the city, Philly has great options for date night that can turn a quiet night on […]


25 Ideas for How to Spend a Summer Day

1. Visit a local flea market for some unique finds. 2. Reorganize your closet and create piles for donating clothes to charity, selling clothes to a consignment shop, and clothes destined for the trash can. 3. On a rainy day, binge watch a new TV series or host a movie marathon pajama party. 4. Pretend […]