About Hillary

One part adventure loving beach girl, one part food enthusiast and all parts sassy describe our master planner and hostess extraordinaire, Hillary. If we are looking for an opinion or recommendation, Hillary is not shy and has a diverse résumé of expertise, including silk blouses, ice cream sandwiches, politics, gel manicures, bubbly drinks, biking, and Asian food, just to name a few! When she is not at work advising the youth of today, Hillary and her husband and urban exploration partner can be found trying new restaurants or planning their next international trip.

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Insanity, Or How Shaun T Became My Imaginary Best Friend

Insanity, Or How Shaun T Became My Imaginary Best Friend

Ever since I stopped being a competitive athlete, which obviously was WAY back in college and in an entirely different millennium than the one we’re currently living in, I’ve been looking for a fitness routine that I find interesting, challenging, and effective. I am happy to say that I think I have found the workout(…)

Rachel Comey and Rag & Bone Spring Boot WANTS!

Rachel Comey and Rag & Bone Spring Boot WANTS!

Even though what I really want to be doing is shopping for sandals on this cold late winter evening, I realize that my feet will be encased in their shoe prisons for likely a couple more months. Therefore it is time to be envious of these perfect spring booties, specifically these GEMS by Rag &(…)

Karen Walker x Advanced Style = Perfection.

Karen Walker x Advanced Style = Perfection.

Obviously, this collaboration involves all things I love: sunglasses, turbans, jewels, leopard print, and some badass ladies to model it all. My FAVE sunglasses designer, New Zealander Karen Walker, decided to use the amazing ladies of the Advanced Style blog to promote her Spring 2013 “Forever” campaign. All the ladies were photographed in their own(…)

Animal Magnetism: Love for the MiniEco Craft Blog!

Animal Magnetism: Love for the MiniEco Craft Blog!

I stumbled upon this blog via images on MiniEco’s Pinterest, and I’m so glad because it has the cutest paper crafts ever! Cut out gems, cards, boxes, decorations, wrapping paper, and more! All made out of simple materials and requiring nothing more than a printer, an exacto, and a bit of time and patience. I(…)

One Time Arnold Schwarzenegger Went to Rio and Scared ALL the Women

One Time Arnold Schwarzenegger Went to Rio and Scared ALL the Women

Brazil is on my mind, Brazil is on my mind! Also, it was once on the Arnold’s mind wayyyy back some time around 1983. And by Brazil, I mean ASSES. Brazilian Asses were once on Arnold’s mind. Prepare to be horrified as you watch Arnold enjoy taking much, much more than the women of Rio(…)

Power List: Three Fitness Things that are the JAM

Power List: Three Fitness Things that are the JAM

New Year’s fitness resolutions just became REAL, you guys. I’m going to Rio in March with Dan and some other awesome PA homies and it’s going to be beach weather and everyone will be toned and bronzed because it’s the end of their goddamn summer and everyone is will have asses like ripe golden plums(…)

Advanced Style: The Documentary!

Advanced Style: The Documentary!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything about my love for Ari Seth Cohen’s amazing blog, Advanced Style, and I was fucking THRILLED to see that the documentary he’s been working on for the last few years is reaching the near stages of being completed! I cannot wait to watch those confident, beautiful, fashionable(…)

Primp & Polish: Now with Nail Art and Two Williamsburg Locations!

Primp & Polish: Now with Nail Art and Two Williamsburg Locations!

There isn’t too much more to say than what is in the post title, aside from the fact that the ladies of P&P have been stepping up their game! NAIL ART + Two Locations = Awesomeness. Bring in a picture of a design you want, and leave with a gel nail art mani that lasts(…)

Epic Island Islamic Art Realness: Doris Duke’s Shangri La

Epic Island Islamic Art Realness: Doris Duke’s Shangri La

By the time Doris Duke turned 25, she had already gone on an around the world honeymoon and started building her dream home and homage to Islamic art – the stunning Shangri-la in Honolulu, Hawaii – all feats should could manage as the “richest girl in the world” and heiress to the tobacco fortune amassed(…)