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

Life as a Wife: One Year Later

Happy Monday! It’s a celebratory week, because it marks one year since I strutted down the aisle to see my groom. Our official anniversary is not until Sunday. In true newlywed fashion, though, we’ll be celebrating all week— wine, dinner, flowers (hopefully my husband is reading this). Year one included a lot of “firsts” for us. One— we moved in together. In fact, we hadn’t even lived in the same state until five…. Read more