Blank Space · date night · estate · fashion · Huntington · Long Island · New York · Oheka · Oheka Castle · Taylor Swift · things to do on Long Island


Anyone who has seen the new Taylor Swift video for ‘Blank Space’ knows it was filmed on a big, beautiful estate that looks like a replica of a European palace. Most people don’t know that the video was filmed entirely at Oheka Castle on Long Island. Built in 1919 on the highest point on the island, Oheka… Continue reading Oheka

fall · Halloween · Long Island · New York · Old Westbury · Rise of the Jackolanterns

Rise of the Jackolanterns

For the record, I really hate surprises. Even worse, I hate knowing that a surprise is coming. It leaves me with too many questions (all of them superficial)- what do I wear? Are we inside? Outside? Where are we going? What are we doing? What do I need to do with my hair?? Even though I… Continue reading Rise of the Jackolanterns

apple picking · fall · fashion · Long Island · New York · things to do on Long Island · travel

On the Farm

I’m baaaaack!!! This has been an absolutely crazy month, with non-stop, back-to-back events, between commuting to the city twice a week for my internship, classes, Zeta stuff, Homecoming, and Clarissa visiting!! This weekend will actually be my only weekend that is completely off for another month, so I will be taking full advantage of it with… Continue reading On the Farm

blog · East Hampton · Hamptons · J. Crew · J. Crew at the beach · Long Island · New York · photography · Southampton · travel

Hamptons Round 2

I am so, so, soooo behind on blogging! After heading to the Hamptons with my mom before Easter, Lydia and I decided to head out again just before the end of school. It was a bit overcast and chilly, but that kept away any city folk who wanted to venture out to their beach houses… Continue reading Hamptons Round 2

Bayard Cutting Arboretum · fashion · Long Island · New York · outdoors · park · state park · travel

Time for Tea

As I mentioned in my last post, I haven’t explored enough of Long Island. So, I set out with the usual crew to the Bayard Cutting Arboretum. We all piled into my little bug and went east for our High Tea reservations.  The Arboretum is the former home of New York millionaire William Bayard Cutting,… Continue reading Time for Tea

Burger Spot · Garden City · Lilly Pulitzer · Long Island · New York · Vineyard Vines


Sometimes I forget that there is a whole island surrounding me- I often catch myself thinking of New York as just Hofstra and then NYC, with nothing in between. In reality, there are tons of things around me just waiting to be explored! Lydia and I have been trying to get out more and see… Continue reading Mini-Escape