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

Links!

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!

Links!

While you’re food coma-ing and starting to wrap your mind around next week (glaaaaarrrgh), may I interest you in some links? Also, in case you missed it, the Snowe giveaway is still going on! Hope you have a great, relaxing Sunday. XO Sounds familiar. Subway flowers (makes me miss home so much). This sweater looks… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I hope you’re all having a great day so far with loved ones. Kevin and I are about to walk around the cranberry bogs, and tonight we’ll be having lamb with risotto (I prefer it over turkey, ha!). Also, all the sales are so tempting — I just snagged this shirt which I can’t… Read More