Hey guys! Here are some links for your day off lounging and never getting out of pjs. Hope you’re all doing swell and successfully avoiding that winter cold that has its death grip on practically everyone and won’t let go. Big hug! This is a little, tiny bit better. Bring these to your next get… Read More

On a Calm Life

I first got hooked on writer/philosopher Alan de Botton after reading his book, “The Course of Love.” His writing is wise, honest, and refreshingly frank — without being callous. In an essay for The Book of Life he wrote: “A calm life isn’t one that’s always perfectly serene. It is one where we are committed to calming down more… Read More


Hey guys, how are you? I’m gearing up for a trip to NYC, and I can’t wait to see my family and make a beeline for the closest Madewell. Safe travels for anyone hitting the road this week, and sending a big hug to you all. XO. Oh, also — that sounded like a goodbye, but… Read More

The Most Soothing Thing.

This is somewhat of a more random post, but I just watched this cooking video about how to make bubble tea, and it is the most soothing thing in the world, so I thought I’d share. Now I’m going to go buy tapioca pearls :). Be back later for a gift guidddde!