Last-Minute Gifts for your Valentine

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. Instead of sprinting to the store for a dozen overpriced roses, consider these last-minute ideas that put a meaningful spin on an otherwise-traditional gift. These are available in-stores (or, in your hearts) everywhere. They’re more about the sentiment than the price tag. Let’s start with the ladies… Sweet Surprises: A few sweet treats go a long way. Pick up a heart-shaped bowl (available at The Paper Source + Target),…. Read more

A Valentine’s Date from Home

Valentine’s Day steals my heart year after year. Hallmark makes a lot of money on people like me. A few years ago, Jake and I tried celebrating from home. We loved it so much, I asked him to do it again this year (except for about three weeks early and with a photographer there). How else would I share the idea with you?! Staying in sounds simple, but you can…. 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

A Core Workout You Can Do Together

Happy 2015! Per usual, I’m hoping to eat more kale and fewer cupcakes this year. As of January 5, I still like cupcakes more. But, I have 360 more days to get it right, and it starts today with a core workout alongside my hubby. We stick to our own fitness schedules, but we’re making it a goal to workout together once a week. Did you know it’s good for your health and…. Read more

Looking Back on 2014

Happy last day of 2014! I hope you’re celebrating, whether it’s from your couch or a club. This year gifted me a lot of new experiences, from moving into my first home as a wife, to hosting a wedding show, to jetting out to New York Fashion Week. My favorite part has been sharing it all with you. I’ve always been deeply private, but here, you make me feel eager…. Read more