On Career Moves

For the past year, I’ve been working mainly from home, patching together a few freelance gigs. I’m a true homebody (exhibit a, exhibit b, exhibit c), and I loved the coziness and flexibility. And then, this spring, I hit a wall. I began to feel really isolated and lonely, and dreaded each day as they came, another one spent at home,… Read More

Hi and Hello!

HI READERS!!!! I’m back! We have so much to catch up on — I don’t know where to start. HOW ARE YOU? Are you enjoying summer? There have been some changes around here recently and after trying to cram it all into one post I decided to just start with a hello, and follow with more good… Read More


This week flew by, didn’t it? We are on the final countdown to summer crazies over here, and everyone seems to be bracing themselves for Memorial Day weekend. I’m already thinking about the banana pancakes I’m going to make tomorrow morning, and I may even get around to painting my toes. 🙂 Hope you have a… Read More


Hey! How was everyone’s week? It’s FINALLY warming up here and it feels so good to be out in the sun. Kevin and I might go hiking this weekend, which I think just means walking for a long time with a backpack? (Once a city girl, always a city girl, ha). Hope you have some fun… Read More

Do or Don’t: TV Viewing Parties

I’m FINALLY hooked on Game of Thrones, but to offset the seriousness I’ve been supplementing with Togetherness, which is way lighter and about as amusing as Game of Thrones is gory. My mom also just highly recommended the show “Catastrophe.” What have you been watching? Also, speaking of…I had a funny debate with a friend recently over TV viewing… Read More

Pasta with Garlic, Pine Nuts and Parsley

For “fendie night,” when I’m not ordering a cheeseburger or digging into leftovers, I love making 10 minute pasta dishes. Aglio e olio is simply garlic and olive oil, but with the addition of nutty pine nuts, tons of fresh parsley, and a hefty pinch of red pepper flakes, this dish sings with comfort and simplicity… Read More