While perusing the internet today I was reminded of my favorite school-time tradition as a kid, cleaning our desks. I’m sure that sounds like a very mundane task but to a 7 year old it was magical! You see, back then we were assigned to one desk for the entire school year and they were […]
I love throwing parties. I would say it’s in my blood but both my mother and sister dread organizing get-togethers. In 2013 I threw the biggest party ever, our wedding (it was awesome!), and each August I get to plan my husband’s huge, birthday, pool party, extravaganza. Now that I’m married and it’s January, I’ll […]
As this year winds to a conclusion many blog entries and Facebook posts either look to recap the past year or look forward to make promises for the new year. I find both of these to be an important part of the process, but I think there is another New Year component that deserves equal […]
The gifts are wrapped and ready, only two sleeps until Christmas morning!
Who doesn’t love a good makeover? I’ve always been a sucker for one, regardless of if it’s on a person, a room, a piece of furniture, etc. I always find so much satisfaction in seeing something new and beautiful come from something old and ordinary. It’s for these reasons that when I first heard some […]
From time to time I run my errands and if I bump into someone I know in the midst of this activity they always seem so perplexed at what I’m doing. You see that’s because I like to run to my errands. It must be the excessive multi-tasker in me (I’m making breakfast as I write […]
Despite my depressing decent salary, I live in a perpetual state of brokeness. It just seems like there is always something to devote my money to (this past year: wedding, honeymoon, vacations, pool party, buying a house) so during times of the year when gifting is required I’m always slightly depressed. Here’s the thing, I’m […]