Category Archives: Island Love

Love, Loss, and what I SAW

The Kissing Game~ or How to Be Totally #Kissable

The Kissing Game by styleisland on Polyvore There are 3 words you can say to any girl, and she’ll likely immediately recognize what you are talking about, leading to conversing briefly on the topic. Those three words; Boiler room episode. … Continue reading

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How much do I Know Thee, let me count the ways OR Carnal Knowledge…

Recently I overheard a couple’s conversation behind me in  Starbucks. It went a little something like this. Guy– “Oh no, nooo, I don’t want the raisin bread” Girl– “Aww how the hell did u know what I was loolking at … Continue reading

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With this Update, I thee wed…. The state of facebook and relationships

For our 6 month anniversary, my boyfriend and I jokingly accepted each other’s friend request. This seems crazy, but this is the tamest way I’ve seen it done. Sitting down strategically at the dining room table, like a business transaction, with stipulations such … Continue reading

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New York, I Love You- Valentines Day, City Style –

John Mayer sang of a city love,  Tony Bennett asked us to turn Manhattan into an isle of joy, and ironically, and in the most bittersweet of ways, we remember Whitney belting out the greatest love of all, which as … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of the Love Letter……An ode to Ryan Gosling

Nobody writes love letters anymore. We know this. Nobody even writes letters. I get excited to get a holiday card nowadays, as opposed to the new favorite, mass emailed picture.  One of my favorite (and only good) scenes from Sex … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men.. Or Attack of The Island Domesticators

The perpetual struggle and opposition of city vs. country mouse has long been a theme in my life; and for years I’ve dealt with some of my closest friends (new age city mice, originally country), sigh again and again when … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game…

When it comes to dating, normally we equate the amount of time it takes to call us, if at all, with our self love, self worth, our prettyness, our level of allure, interesting-ness, and the list goes on. There are … Continue reading

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No More Mr Nice Guy… Do we really want a nice guy, or do we just say we do?

Sometimes a conversation overheard on the street, can spark an idea, or get you thinking. I love getting little snippets of sidewalk chats, and turning them into  my own stories.  Last week this is what I got: Girl # 1: … Continue reading

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Beeloved Manhattan- reason # 3 – Island Love- when your waiter becomes your dater

It’s a common occurrence.There you are, eating your meal, be it brunch, dinner, etc with some friends at fill in the blank, insert any funky restaurant in any funky city, and unbeknown to you, your waiter and server is about … Continue reading

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If you like it, then you should’ve put a ring on it– Is Skipping Rings The New Wedding Trend?

Is Skipping Rings The New Wedding Trend?.  

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