The Best Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe in …

The Old Fashioned Cocktail pops happily into my head every year right before Christmas, because they remind me of my drunk grandparents. They would drink them when they came to visit, and my dad would serve them with the enthusiasm one possesses when contributing…

I Love Stuff: This is Good Stuff

I’m desperately trying to come with a cutesy acronym for this new series I’m starting that I’ll probably tire of in 3 weeks and move onto something else, but for now, what can I call this? Stuff I Like Friday…

Organization the Lifewhack Way

I suck major balls at organizing, and the irony isn’t lost on me that I own 40 white boards, 200 planners, 18,000 calendars, 20 billion bullet journal notebooks, and 500 trillion pens, post-its, stickers, and other planning accoutrements. No sir,…

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Scones Oh My

Baked goods make up half my bodyweight. Baked goods with chocolate chips in them are approximately 90% of that half of my bodyweight. Whatever that math is, it’s also delicious. My favoritestest chocolate chip baked good is Toll House Chocolate…

10/20/16

A woman asked me to remove her from my mailing list a few weeks back, (right before I took a pause on my mailing list) She was a long-time subscriber and a name I remember emailing with or messaging with…

Super Foods Berry Breakfast Bowl

I wrote about our half-failure to do a 24 hour detox, and I call it a half-failure because we didn’t see it through to the end (hello pizza!). We did half of it and I still felt a sense of…

I’ve Made Every Single Blogging Mistake …

Sometimes people ask me how long I’ve been blogging, and after I slap them for being impertinent, I tell them 8 years. That fills me with a mix of pride and embarrassment. Pride: I’ve been blogging for a long time…

You Need to Start an Online T …

I LOVE dreaming up different random businesses to start that are creative and cool and fun and personal. One of those that has drifted in and out of my mind is a t-shirt business. I’m one of those dorks who…

About You

I want to know about you. I want you to tell me anything about yourself, because I like to know who’s reading my crap here, and I want to be able to invite myself over to your house for a white…

Lifewhack: How to Tell Your Man You …

It’s that time of month and you’ve just endured a week of non-stop cramping and gnawing on chocolate blocks. The floodgates have opened. Two reasons to rejoice are that you aren’t pregnant, and you can count down the days until…

10 Sensational Ideas to Try if You Have 5 …

When you know that you are about to have 5 free minutes of alone time for whatever reason, it can be easy to go into full-on panic mode and waste that time checking your stupid dumb email and even stupider…

Ahoy! Learn to Fold a Toilet Paper …

You have absolutely nothing better to do right now than jump up, run to the nearest bathroom and learn how to fold a toilet paper origami boat. Seriously. Bonus points if you’re near a public bathroom and you just hang…