Use Your Damn China

Right now, I have precisely 62 pieces of overpriced china sitting in a glass cabinet. Once, my husband used one of those beautifully stacked plates for a Tuesday night dinner of canned chili. Canned chili on our overpriced china. I [calmly, of course] said our china is not for canned chili. Fast forward to a recent run-in with the woman who helped us register for all of this fancy hardware. She…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Big City, Big Dreams

I’m waking up this morning in the Big Apple. The skyline is bright and the energy is high. My trip to NYC comes in the midst of a two-week hiatus from sunny California. That means I’ll be off the broadcast waves for a couple of weeks. Instead, I’ll be talking weddings, fashion and travel with you. First up: New York Fashion Week. My sister and I are taking on the…. Read more

Dreams and Tan Lines

It’s the end of June. The Fourth of July is next week. And I’m still trying to (naturally or artificially) get a tan. Seriously, though… where did half the year go? I had a mini-freakout earlier this week after looking back on my New Years resolutions. To be honest, I typically never look back on that mighty list after January 2nd. Now I know why. There’s still not enough kale…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Leave an Imperfect Footprint

There are days when I feel like I’m on top of the world. The type of high that convinces me I could take on Mount Everest. I’ll usually settle for a run. Then, there are days when I’d rather curl under a rock at the bottom of Everest, where no one can find me. You know what I’m talking about. The days when the coffee spills, or you miss a…. Read more