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A few weeks into quarantining, and I’ve become all the more appreciative of the little indulgences at home that make this time indoors feel serene and welcoming instead of stuffy and monotonous. Fresh blooms and lit candles always elevate the everyday for me, and I wanted to share some of my ultimate favorites! Bonus: many […]

All Aglow: My Favorite Candles

April 5, 2020

Sale Selects!

March 21, 2020

How is everyone doing? It’s been a crazy week and things escalated rapidly, with our day-to-day lives changing pretty drastically. We are all dealing with (and affected by) this crisis differently and I am doing my best to maintain positivity, a semblance of normalcy, and to find a new balance in simplicity with these changing […]

I’ve been wanting to put this post together for a while, because local shops are a romance that have stolen my heart. Having owned my own in the past obviously paints my perspective, but nothing breaks through the monotony of seeing the same calculated styling and ubiquitous established brands like the breath of fresh air […]

Favorite Boston Shops

March 15, 2020

My 2020 Style Goals

2020 Style Goals | Millay Blog

February 2, 2020

While I definitely subscribe to a curated, quality-over-quantity focused wardrobe, I have to confess that this past year has felt challenging clothing-wise. I’d been looking in my closet stumped at what to wear, and feeling I had either “outgrown” some of its contents, or no longer had the lifestyle or career setting where much of […]

  A big focus for me at the start of 2020 was creating a detailed budget to better understand where each and every dollar of our paychecks go (and should go) this year. Doing this got me really thinking about the two categories that I most enjoy: interiors and my wardrobe. While I try to […]

My 2020 Home Goals

My 2020 Home Goals - Millay Blog

January 15, 2020

January Inspiration

January Inspiration Mood Board from Millay Blog

January 6, 2020

  I’ve been trying to absorb and breathe in this transition from 2019 to 2020, to take a real pause and reflect. Turning the page on a decade brings a sense of gravitas to the new year — both in looking back and trying to look forward. Ten years ago, college had barely just ended, […]

  Reflecting back on my style journey, I’ve worked to prune my wardrobe and invest in more refined pieces throughout 2019, selecting better basics to pull my outfits out of my young twenties and into adulthood. Toeing the line of simple but elevated means selecting truly considered pieces. It means seeking and selecting basics that […]

Favorites from Everlane

Everlane Favorites from Millay

January 1, 2020

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

Millay Blog | Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

December 20, 2019

  We’ve reached the final days before Christmas — for those who celebrate it — and no matter how much I prep, there always seem to be last minute gifts and stocking stuffers I need to grab for my nearest and dearest. I know I’m not alone and thought I’d share some of the lasting, […]

With Thanksgiving being so late this year, we are catapulting towards the holidays faster than ever, which means it’s crunch time for getting those closest to you the gifts they deserve to remind them how much they mean to you. I’ve always preferred fewer, but nicer and more luxurious things that make me feel good […]

Holiday Gift Guide

holiday gift guide by Millay Blog

December 7, 2019

Holiday Decor Guide

Holiday Decor Guide | Millay Blog

November 24, 2019

Happy holiday season, everyone! We’ve reached the time of year that enters warp-speed, where the days feel short, and the gift list gets long. But I think a great way to fight off the stress of the holidays are to lean in and create an oasis at home that pauses to actually celebrate it, to […]