Doing Grief

When I was a freshman in high school, I knew a girl named Dana. Well…to be clear…I knew of her. ...more

The Beach Party

My girlfriend wanted to go to the dunes this summer. To walk the beach with family, to watch the gentle waves lap at the shore, to sip cocktails with the rest of the girlfriends while perched upon a striped beach towel with her toes digging into the sand, to laugh and reminisce and savor the dwindling summer hours before back-to-school consumed us all. Like she does every summer ....more

The Sitter

First: ...more

Keeping it Simple: A Philips Headphones Giveaway

Disclosure: I was provided with a set of Philips Sound ActionFit Headphones in order to complete this post. All opinions are my own. I’m a runner ....more

BlogHer13 Recap – Spin Cycle Style

You asked for it. ...more

I’m Not Sexy. And I Know It {a gardening cautionary tale}

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Let’s FEAST!

Disclosure: I received compensation from Feast for writing this post. All opinions are most definitely my own. Do you cook? ...more

Ushering in the Chaos

Happy Thursday, friends. And a happy one it is. This time tomorrow? ...more

Navigating Silicon Valley: A Multiple Choice Quiz

I’ve been navigating Silicon Valley for a good two and a half weeks now.  And after the first trip to the grocery store…when I was looked square in the eye by the cashier and asked if I wanted to purchase paper bags for my loot at a dime apiece… …and I was all, “You’re kidding, right?” …and he was all, “You’re not from around here, are you?” …I realized that there are a several nuances about California living that one simply has to learn through experience. Or, in your case, through… Wait for it… Navigating Silicon Valley A Multiple Choice Quiz 1 ....more

My Own Best Company

When I was small… Smaller than The Small One… We’re talking toddler small… I was fond of playing with keys. Makes me wonder why the parental unit dropped the big bucks on wind-up swings and doorway jumpers. I’m not quite certain what the allure was ....more