Getting on that home decor thing, baking for non-bakers, and power podcasts

Hi there, Lately I’ve spent time with a bunch of female founders, from old friends and colleagues to new connections. I’m so impressed by these companies and it’s inspiring as I continue to think about what I want to do next. So if it seems like this newsletter is a bit of an awesome businesswoman party, you’re … Continue reading Getting on that home decor thing, baking for non-bakers, and power podcasts

Planning an upstate getaway, brightening up winter, and chewing on books

Hi there, You’d think after back-to-back travel we’d be ready to stay put but no, I’m itching to get away again. It helps that we had an incredible weekend restaurant-hopping in Boston with my sister Annie (put haley.henry and Mamaleh’s on your list asap) and that Lilly snoozed the majority of the ride there and … Continue reading Planning an upstate getaway, brightening up winter, and chewing on books

Baking wins, baby food helpers, and an excellent New England art excursion

Hi there, Happy holidays! Rob and I are back in Brooklyn after spending a wonderful Christmas in Maine with my family. We cooked, we tromped through the snow, we opened way too many presents, and Rob and I caught up on sleep thanks to two exceptional grandparents and one loving auntie. As we zoom toward 2018, … Continue reading Baking wins, baby food helpers, and an excellent New England art excursion

Baby travel tips! (Plus Lilly’s lucky plane outfit)

Hi there, If you’re new to the newsletter, you can check out past editions here. Everyone else, welcome back! Before Birchbox, I worked at Condé Nast Traveler, where I thought a lot about how to get the most out of travel. My editor tendencies have stuck—lots of research, planning, and wandering around looking for the perfect meal—but a baby … Continue reading Baby travel tips! (Plus Lilly’s lucky plane outfit)

Crazy good tahini, clutter wrangling, and useful new mom gifts

Hi there! If this is your first newsletter, welcome! You can find previous editions here. Everyone else, thank you all for the awesome feedback and questions, and keep it coming 🙂 I’m writing this on our way back from Washington D.C., where we were visiting friends and investigating the baked good scene (more on that … Continue reading Crazy good tahini, clutter wrangling, and useful new mom gifts