This is 31 | Birthday Reflections

Thirty One 🎈 Another year alongside my greatest loves. A lot can change in a year. I heard the sound of my baby’s footsteps pattering across our kitchen floor. I heard his soft voice utter “I love you” for the first time. And we blew out his first candles together. This was also the year of Summer Fridays. I watched our little blue tube appear on Sephora’s homepage for the…. Read more

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