• statement earrings

    The Edit: Earrings that Excite

    Confession: I have a jewelry obsession. I can never have too many pieces, and the louder and more outlandish the better. I’m totally guilty of wearing the same basic clothing items on repeat and just switching up the look with various accessories. I’m linking some of my favorite statement earrings at the moment. You can […]

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    August 28, 2018 By Paces West
  • jogger pants

    Comfy Chic Ankle-Tie Jogger Pants

    I am currently living for the jogger pants trend. This pair is so comfortable yet chic – perfect for cocktails in NYC! The lightweight, billowy fabric has a silk-like quality to it which helps elevate the look. I also love the ankle-tie details! I paired them with a black bodysuit with shoulder tie details to […]

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    August 24, 2018 By Paces West
  • casual style

    Casual Summer Brunch Style

    If I’m going to wake up early on a weekend, I have a few requirements. First and foremost, there had better be mimosas involved. Assuming the first condition is met, I will then proceed to rummage through my closet until a find a comfortable outfit that still makes it looks like I tried. This usually […]

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    August 23, 2018 By Paces West
  • Nut-Free Lemon Basil Pesto

    Nut-Free Lemon Basil Pesto

    Pesto is one of those sauces that has become a “go-to” to for me in the spring and summer – I just always seem to have it around and am constantly finding new ways to use it. I love the light and fresh flavor plus the fact that it has minimal ingredients and takes almost […]

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    August 22, 2018 By Paces West
  • cacio e pepe

    Authentic Cacio e Pepe

    One of my absolute favorite pasta dishes of all time is Cacio e Pepe. If you have not heard of this traditional Roman dish, it is sure to quickly become one of your favorites! Literally translated as “cheese and pepper” this sauce is made with only 3 ingredients and the entire dish can be on […]

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    August 21, 2018 By Paces West
  • Simple San Marzano Tomato Sauce

    If you read my recent post about mine and Max’s pasta date night in, you know one of the courses we made was homemade spaghetti with tomato sauce. We used our Philip’s Pasta Maker to make the spaghetti and paired it with a super simple tomato sauce which I’ve been using for years. With any […]

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    August 20, 2018 By Paces West
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    Paces West Travels: Guide to Mykonos

    If you read my recent Guide to Santorini, you know that Max and I took our much-delayed honeymoon to Greece this summer! We spent the first half of our trip in Santorini bringing new meaning to the word “relax,” before heading over to Mykonos for the second half. We quickly learned that the calm of […]

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    August 19, 2018 By Paces West
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    Paces West Travels: Guide to Santorini

    Although Max and I have been married for almost a full year now, we had not taken our honeymoon until just recently. I’m an avid supporter of a delayed honeymoon, but eight months delayed was pushing it even for me – I mean, TBH I felt a little embarrassed to even call it our “honeymoon” […]

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    August 18, 2018 By Paces West
  • Date Night In (with Pasta!)

    Since getting married and moving into our first house this past year, Max and I have a TON of new kitchen gadgets just begging to be broken in. Case in point, our Philip’s Pasta Maker. Although we cook at home most nights, I can’t pretend that includes full on everything-made-from-scratch meals each week. Thus, our […]

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    August 17, 2018 By Paces West
  • quinoa bowl with garlic yogurt dressing

    Vegetarian Quinoa Bowl with Garlic Yogurt Dressing

    PSA: Chopt Creative Salad Co. will sell you their salad dressings! If you live near and frequently enjoy a Chopt, you are probably just as excited as I am right now! That, or you’ve known about this for years and are wondering how I’ve just now caught on. If you don’t live near a Chopt, […]

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    August 16, 2018 By Paces West