Wrapping Up 2016 and Get Ready for 2017

Hi all, It has been such a looong time I haven't posted anything. Wow, since October – and now Christmas is right around the corner! I think it's time to write a post talking about what we have been doing and wrapping up our 2016. First of all, Huy and I can't wait to meet our baby ...

A Rainy Day in New York City: Raincoats, Coffee, Phở, Noguchi Museum and the Beach

It has been raining for the last few days in New York City. While the rain erases the annoying heat (goodbye heat dome!), it can be tricky especially on Saturdays or Sundays since you feel like you can't do all the things you have been saving up for your precious weekends. However, unless it's a storm ...

Renovate Our HomeStudio (I): A New Storage Bed Built & Shiki Futon Added

Hi there! In a recent post, I mentioned that we did some small projects to create more space for our business. We live in a one bedroom apartment in East Harlem and while 700 Sq ft is considered spacious compared to the city's standard, it is quickly filled with cards and supplies for Chic+Nawdie. We are both ...

Glamping in Upstate NY Part II: Sleeping Under the Stars at Loomis Lair

So last post I talked about our time at Clucking A Critter Farm. We left the farm on Friday afternoon and drove 2 more hours to Waterville where we stayed at Loomis Lair Yurt. Here we met Michael on his 80 acre piece of hill land where he lives with his ducks and 4 goats. Michael and ...

Glamping in Upstate NY Part I: Cabin at Cluckin’ A Farm and Fiber in Catskill

The pond in front of the cabin. Glamping is a term derived from the two words “glamorous camping” I hope everyone had a relaxing Forth of July weekend. As for us, we had an amazing time in upstate New York at Catskill and Waterville. For those who seek a (long) weekend getaway from New York City, ...

Upper East Side Weekend: Aesop and Kimono at the Met

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Continue the Out of Frame series, we have here some snapshots of our past weekend. We spent our beautiful Saturday sampling some products at the Aesop store on Madison Avenue then walked to the Met for the Kimono exhibition. I have always been an admirer of Aesop products as well as their exquisite approach to ...