I'm coming up for air and popping in to share all that I've been up to lately. Spring cleaning, that's what! A few weeks ago I had my closet redone and I've been doing a ton of purging. Coincidentally it's spring so it seemed appropriate to write a post on what I've learned about spring cleaning and . . .
I've never been a huge fan of the price fixed Valentine's Day dinner arbitrage that restaurants impose on hapless couples. So today's post is a compilation of fun alternative ideas for celebrating Valentine's Day with the one(s) you love. Spa Day Everyone can appreciate a day of self care and . . .
Buffalo plaid has quickly become one of my favorite prints for winter. I love to wear the red and black combination -- especially during the holidays -- it's so festive! But the pattern works well all winter long. Raise your hand if your winter wardrobe consists of mostly black or grey. As an . . .
Confession time -- I've had a lot of trouble working from home lately. I've been trying super hard to use the time when my kids are in school to be as efficient and productive with my time as possible so I can break the habit of staying up into all hours of the night finishing up my work. The . . .
I never cared much about the Fourth of July when I was growing up, but when you live in Washington, D.C. celebrating the Fourth kind of becomes a big deal. My first summer in D.C. twenty-some years ago, my friends and I camped out all day on the National Mall (along with thousands of our closest . . .
A few years ago the kids and I were visiting a girlfriend in the Denver area. While on a hike, she casually mentioned how much state pride there was in Colorado. I hadn't noticed until then just how prevalent Colorado merchandise had become. Most everyone was wearing Colorado gear in some form and . . .