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Happy New Year!

Happy 2021, everyone. We all know 2020 was a mess of a year, but for me, it was not without its bright spots. I spent quality time with my husband and my dog. I officiated my best friend’s wedding. I finally learned to bake. I started this blog. Quarantine would have been much, much harder … Continue reading Happy New Year!

For Christmas in 2020, Hallmark Gets with the Times (Finally)

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I love Hallmark movies. I’m a year-round Hallmark viewer, but Hallmark Christmas movie season is the ultimate. The settings are festive, the meet-cutes adorable, and the first kiss— in the movie’s final frames— is perfectly lit as fake snow falls on 90s stars. It’s everything a … Continue reading For Christmas in 2020, Hallmark Gets with the Times (Finally)

Hey hon, what’s for dinner?

It was grocery day— again. I was planning our dinners for the week— again. I love to eat, so I’ve learned to love to cook, but slowly, over the past few years, grocery day has begun filling me with dread. Not because I have some sort of problem with the actual grocery shopping. I like … Continue reading Hey hon, what’s for dinner?

What should I get Tony for his birthday? Inquiring minds want to know.

The holiday season is upon us. Halloween is in our rearview mirror. Thanksgiving leftovers are in our fridges. We’re in it now. It’s time to buy Christmas gifts. My husband was a Thanksgiving baby, so actually, at my house, the gift-giving frenzy really begins around mid-November. Every year, a flurry of calls and texts come … Continue reading What should I get Tony for his birthday? Inquiring minds want to know.

These Acts of Violence

“I, too, am ever baffled and enraged by the culture that consistently and completely silences my identity as an ambitious, accomplished woman once I assumed the title “Mrs.” What’s truly astonishing is that this kind of violence is more often than not perpetuated by women themselves.” -Hyejin Lee, ArtStoryLab That comment was posted months ago, … Continue reading These Acts of Violence

When You Don’t Know What to Say or Think, Turn to People Smarter than You and Read

This week, I don’t know what to say. The world is big, and likely to change dramatically in the coming days— for better or for worse, we don’t yet know. I don’t have it in me to write a post about the hypocrisy of my having laser hair removal. (A huge time-saver, but also an … Continue reading When You Don’t Know What to Say or Think, Turn to People Smarter than You and Read

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