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

On Making Friends as a Couple

Here’s something I didn’t predict: making couple friends as a couple is hard. For starters, making friends in your twenties IN GENERAL is already challenging, but add another person to the mix, and, well, it’s basically twice as hard. And it takes time! Kevin and I have been together for a year now, and we’re only now settling in to our… Read More


Hi guys! This week FLEW by, didn’t it? I’m trying out another no laptop weekend and after a busy week I’m excited to read this beautiful book, catch up with friends, and go for a few runs. I’m attempting to get back into it and it’s brutal. Have anything fun planned? (And has anyone seen any good movies recently?) Some internet… Read More

We Got Chicks!

I have a longer post in the works, but I wanted to quickly that WE GOT CHICKS! They are chirpy and stinky and growing each day. One of them is significantly louder than the rest, so we’ve named her Cecelia, after a robust Italian opera singer. For now, they don’t do a whole lot other than… Read More

Sleepy Tuesday

This dog is summing up exactly how I’m feeling today. Anyone with me? To see more photos of Basset Hounds than you ever thought imaginable, go to this Tumblr. P.S. Can we make ‘Resting Basset Face’ a thing?