Thanksgiving has always been a pretty low-key holiday for my family. The dress code is only slightly more formal than elastic-waist pants, and a tablecloth is usually the extent of our decor. As for family activities, we used to attend the high school football game before eating our traditional Thanksgiving lunch. Now that we're grown up, we still eat turkey, sweet potatoes with marshmallows, … READ MORE!
This time of year, I'm partial to almost anything pumpkin-flavored -- except hot pumpkin tea. For some reason, I just can't wrap my head around the idea of it. I did, however, enjoy a pumpkin spice tequila-based margarita at a friend's wedding on Halloween. Before fall turns to winter, and everyone's favorite Pumpkin Spice Latte is replaced with a Peppermint Latte, I thought I'd share eight of … READ MORE!
If you read this blog, you probably have an interest in happiness or good habits or self-care. And if those topics interest you, you've probably read something by the author Gretchen Rubin, who writes about building a happier life. Maybe you've listened to her podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin, which she co-hosts with her sister, Elizabeth Craft. I've been meaning to read Gretchen's … READ MORE!
This weekend's link roundup includes a 3-ingredient cake recipe, a personal trainer for -- ahem -- down there, how to dress for family photos, and more! … READ MORE!
I may love makeup and jewelry and manicures, but my everyday style is definitely more tomboy than ladylike. At least, the Madewell version of tomboy style that includes cashmere and dresses. Basically, I prefer to look effortless and chic while feeling comfortable and casual, which is why … READ MORE!