On Compassion (and a Giveaway!)

I’ve been thinking a lot about compassion recently. In the words of Anneli Rufus, “If we can have compassion for ourselves, then we are inviting ourselves to have compassion for others.” With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, the holiday splits us in two; for the heartbroken, the day is sour and depressing, for the committed…well, now’s your chance to… Read More

The Secret Trick to Finding Affordable, Long Lasting Jewelry

I love gold jewelry, and I think there’s nothing prettier than a simple gold necklace against a bare neck. Over the years, I’ve picked up affordable pieces of jewelry (waiting in line at Madewell, finding a pretty piece on Etsy, etc) but I’ve noticed something: some of the pieces I buy quickly tarnish, leaving that dreaded green line on… Read More