thanksgiving look, for less!

The days leading up to a drive home are always the most stressful.  For some reason, no matter how many times we have made the 18-hour trek from midwest to northeast, it’s always a little daunting. Not to mention, this will be the first time we’ve ever had to drive while the country is knee-deep in […]

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weekend wins..

Happy Monday, said no one ever!  I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend.  Some of us “winterier” than others, what with the winter storm that swept through the midwest Friday into Saturday. After receiving a couple concerned warnings from the weather channel about the incoming blizzard, the storm finally hit, leaving us with a nice, dangerous […]

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christmas card time

In the first two weeks of November, on Facebook, I’ve said my bit about the red cups, the Paris terrorist attacks, and the Syrian refugee situation in the good ol’ US of A.  It’s made for a frustrating, headachy couple of weeks that make my face hurt.  Yes.  My face.  But now it’s time to […]

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no one is buying what you’re selling.

Twice in a matter of hours I saw two different Facebook posts offering two opposite perspectives regarding the trend in social media users painting portraits of perfect lives by only sharing positive stories on their news feeds.  Or, more accurately, the new trend in calling them out for it. One article, the original, was one of […]

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four years & counting.

Happy four year anniversary to my now-husband Anthony​!  It feels like only yesterday that I had such a giant crush on my cousin’s friend, that I was taking a cold shower one night during the infamous October storm so that I wouldn’t look completely disgusting when I went over to your house to play scrabble, […]

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one year in.

Halloween has always been more than that highly anticipated annual day of candy and dress ups.  For starters, it also shares a date with my mom’s birthday.  Happy birthday, mom! More recently, though, last year to be exact, it was the day that Anthony moved to Wisconsin, and I stayed back in Connecticut for two […]

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