How to: Whiskey Pecan Apple Crisp Recipe

I’ve noticed a few bloggers making bucket lists for the seasons. You’ve probably seen them: In the summer, they want to go to the beach, try surfing, throw a BBQ. In the fall, they want to make s’mores, go camping, wear plaid, etc ....more

How to: Plan a Tea Party

I’ve mentioned my (wedding planner) friend Cynthia a few times on my blog. She’s an incredibly talented event planner, and everything she puts together seems to go off without a hitch. The adorable Cynthia! ...more

The bad habits I developed in New York

Don’t talk to me. Living in New York has had a variety of effects on who I am as a person. On the brighter side of things, I think I’m tougher, braver, and more likely to stick up for myself than I was before I lived here ....more

What to Do With a Giant Gold Frame

Last weekend, I did something I’ve never had the gumption to do before: I did a bit of dumpster diving. Well, technically there was no diving. Or even a dumpster ....more

How to: Plan an Anniversary Party for Your Parents

My parents celebrated their 30th anniversary this year. By any standard, that’s an accomplishment. My parents always had the kind of marriage that made me want to get married, too, so it was important to me to help them celebrate this milestone ....more

This week, you guys. This week.

This is what my brain feels like right now. It has been kind of a weird week. I think every lifestyle blogger will tell you that one of the hardest things about publishing portions of your life is knowing where to draw the line ....more

To do this fall…

I’m not going to start this post with something cliche like, “Can you...more

The 6 things I wish I could buy this fall.

I’m not particularly proud of this, but I have to admit, the hardest part about my newly reorganized money priorities has been not shopping. Fall is my favorite season, and, as I’ve said before, a lot of this has to do with how much I love fall clothes. Now, I’m not cracking (I swear), but for whatever reason, I decided it would be helpful for me to just put down everything I wish I could buy ....more