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Bring on the Joy

In NEW YORK by Stephanie Klein1 Comment

I’ve talked before about the difference between pleasure and joy, but I find that it’s all the more important around the holidays to be reminded of the gap. NYC brings …

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It’s a (gift) Wrap

In GIFT GUIDES by Stephanie Klein6 Comments

Y’all know I’m mildly obsessed with Christmas. With the tree, the music, the baking, and the movies. I love coordinating the gift wrap with the home decor. But this year, …

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Pleasure vs. Joy

In MOVIES by Stephanie Klein2 Comments

In the past 3 days, I’ve seen 3 movies and consumed 3 bags of movie theater popcorn, all in the name of “Birthday Weekend.” It’s time to reel it back …

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Photos From Portugal

In EUROPE, PHOTOGRAPHY, PORTUGAL by Stephanie KleinLeave a Comment

Photos from a trip to Belem (from where you’ll find the famed Portuguese pastries: Pastel de nata). As if I’d allow anything custard-filled be a parenthetical aside. Nay, nay.  Pastel de nata is a Portuguese egg tart pastry dusted with cinnamon; I think of them as edible hats.