Cozy chic style inspiration —- incoming!
I NEED blanket scarves to wrap me up in the chilly fall-winter-spring month stretch in New England. Is anyone surprised that I chose a double-sided scarf so I can get twice the wear out of it? 🙂 See how I style a classic tartan plaid blanket scarf by dressing it up and with my usual cozy chic à la the BlueBoots personal flair. Get 20% off of this very scarf with my code ! Continue reading
A Wellness Tray is a designated spot which houses items which make you feel cared for, nourished, peaceful, refreshed, relaxed and able to sort through and process anything, emotionally or physically that you need to.
I like the idea of a Tray because sometimes you might want to take some special favorite items with you to a different spot that feels right, and a tray makes things portable, but not permanent, but also brings adequate definition to the practice of going to your Wellness spot. Particularly in small spaces in city living, it becomes harder to designate distinct spaces for living, sleeping, eating, so it is helpful to have a grounding, defined spot with a tray that lets you know you’re in a specific, created space ready for relaxing and wellness to relax you, one sensory experience at a time. Continue reading
This week, the day after summer solstice was International Yoga Day. I practiced in the Boston Public Gardens, sponsored by Athleta Newbury Street and my friends at Organic Bath who provided full-size delicious sugar scrubs which I am already enjoying in RefreshMint and Java Jolt. They also brought ample tropical coconut water, sparkling water, and curate … Continue reading
Our nephew’s 2nd birthday was in December, and in lieu of toys (since he has so many) we wanted to give him something special and handmade with love. We got a shadowbox frame from Target, a fresh box of 48 Crayola Crayons. Below are the steps we took (team effort!) to arrange the crayons, cut … Continue reading
…. Chef by day, pouring Chardonnay, chief defender of wet iPhone power cords in the kitchen by night. Not your average cool guy superhero. Continue reading
I hunted for inspiring quotes last week and decided to combine a couple into a wake-me-up right piece of encouragement. Lately, I have been watercoloring, so check out my instagram (@nini4nana) for other up-to-the-minute sketches and latest snaps of where BlueBoots are going. Enjoy a beautiful cool, summer day! Continue reading
I got bitten by the artsy bug this morning and nothing could console me until I had upturned our place, rooting through boxes of art supplies in search of paint chips (which I ended up not using after all). My brainstorming was a bit scattered today. I scrawled out a list on scrap paper, in … Continue reading