8 Favorite Podcasts to Listen to in the Car

(Or on a plane, or train…or sitting in your house being very still and doing absolutely nothing after this weekend). I think we can all agree that listening to a story that holds your attention makes traveling (or cleaning) muuuucccch more enjoyable. Below, I’ve rounded up my eight favorite podcasts — some funny, some wise, some… Read More


Hello, friends! How was your week? Are you off to Friendsgiving gatherings this weekend? We plan to take it easy (I’m making this — NOM!!!!). Also, thank you all for your very, very sweet comments on this post. I was so touched. Some links… Hats off to this impressive and adorable DIY. Pink sheets. Obama looks good… Read More

What Books Do You Re-Read?

I’ve made an effort recently to add reading back to my everyday list of Things I Can Do Instead of Look at My Phone. It’s bad enough that it has slipped off that list, and after a prolonged period of guilt and self-afflicted scolding (You’re a writer! You know better, Joy!), I’ve picked myself up and… Read More

Dutch Baby

A Sunday morning that involves pancakes with warm maple syrup is a beautiful thing. What’s not? Being the designated flipper. You end up tied to the stove and by the time you sit down to enjoy your stack, everyone else is finishing up, and there’s pancake batter smeared on your nose. So instead, this past weekend… Read More

The Coziest Day of All

It’s a drizzly, cold, foggy day here on the Cape, and the cozy level in my home right now is outta control. I am embracing it full-heartedly because it’s been a tiring week, and…yeah. That’s a good enough reason, right? You can find me at home, in my pjs. P.S. Tonight I’m excited to make this,… Read More