MANGER: BANANA ICE CREAM

If you randomly walked up to me on the street and asked if I was a savory or sweet person, 9 times out of 10 I would say savory... BUT recently I've been craving fro yo. All the fro-yo.

With warmer weather [hopefully] around the corner, a girl needs to get her bikini bod ready... so the solution to my fro-yo addiction: banana ice cream. SERIOUSLY, TRUST ME.

Ingredients
1 - 1 1/2 frozen bananas (like overnight frozen, not a couple hours frozen)
1/8 cup almond milk (more if needed)
1 heaping tbsp powered peanut butter (I love the PB2 brand)
1 handful of chocolate chips (I've been feeling Whole Foods' dark chocolate chunks lately)

Blend all ingredients until the mixture resembles an ice cream consistency (approx. 20 seconds).

Put in bowl or mug. Eat. Do a happy dance.

PORTER: LILLY PULITZER x TARGET

Friends, brace yourself, because the Target x Lilly Pulitzer lookbook was just released, and it's good. REAL good.

Lilly isn't always my go-to style choice, but as a preppy leaning New Englander, I'm stupidly excited about this collab.

Amazing, right? They NAILED everything. They have us covered for basically every summer event - beach day, happy hour, music festival, wedding. Lilly would be so proud.

The collection will be released on April 19th. In the meantime, you can stalk the whole line on Target.com.

Bring on summer and see you in line!

VOYAGER: PARIS

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It's no secret that Paris is my favorite place on Earth. I spend the majority of my time trying find a way to visit again, and I day dream about living there. Oh la la.

SO I've been talking about writing a Paris post since last February. It just seemed like such a daunting task...to summarize the trip... because I love the city so much, SO MUCH, that it seemed impossible. I figured I would try to simplify and post 6 things to do when you're in the city. These 6 things are some of my favorites but I really don't like the idea of categorizing them that way. These are more like 6 things you HAVE to do at least once. HAVE TO. (Judging so much if you don't.)

The Tuileries
The.BEST.people.watching. But seriously, it's a catwalk. If you have time, and of course you do because you're strolling through Paris LIKEABOSS, sit in one of the iconic green chairs and pretend you're a local. There's nothing like it.

The Marais
Plan to not have a plan when you're visiting the 3rd and 4th arrondissements. Take your time, get lost. It's the best neighborhood. (The food doesn't suck either.) If you're looking for the iconic architecture of Paris, you've found it. Make it a point to visit the Place des Vosges.

Merci
Visit Merci. It's an incredible shop in the Marais with two wonderful restaurants. Grab a cappuccino in the library cafe after you do a little window shopping. Or whole paycheck shopping.

The Rodin Museum
The Rodin Musee is GORGEOUS. Try to visit on a sunny day so you can walk the grounds. It's a mini-Versailles right in the middle of Paris. And there's a cafe in the garden.

The Musee D'Orsay
I love this museum. I would easily spend hours in there just wandering around. The restaurants are delish too... so I could potentially move in and call it a day. If you're looking for the ultimate Instagram, head up to the top floor and through the impressionist exhibit to get the clock shot.

Le Grand Colbert
There are thousands of fab restaurants in Paris but this is my favorite. I love the ambiance. It's iconic Paris right out of the 20s. And the roast chicken and fries is TO.DIE. And get the profiteroles for dessert. You really can't go wrong. (BTW, this is the restaurant in the Something's Gotta Give. Diane Keaton knows what she's talking about.)