Mes Soeurs Necklace by Striiike

Hello my sisters (and bros). Welcome back to my blog. Well it’s been QUITE the year, hasn’t it? I recently turned 47 (duuuude). My candidate did not become president. And a bunch of other stuff happened too.  Let’s keep in touch. I should be in town for awhile. Pic Credit: Striiiike/Shop

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Don’t Be A Tulle

Wedding industry revenues are expected to exceed $50 billion in the U.S. last year, according to research firm IBISWorld, which can be costly for the hosts and the guests. “The wedding industry has grown substantially throughout the 20th century in part due to the rise of consumerism and industry efforts to commodify love and romance,”…

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4 Ways to Love Your Not-So-Perfect Home

In October 2013 we bought our first home. After being a renter for most of my life, looking at real estate for 7 years, we landed on the Main Line of Philadelphia. From the road, it is a traditional farm house, with two chimneys rising out of the pitched roof, a circular drive with mature…

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5 Good Apps for After the Feast

These days it seems whatever question or issue you have, there's an app for it which makes it easier than ever to make things happen, and I love it. All Images by Jen Ramos via Pot Pan Knife Why not harness the power of technology to increase the odds of making healthy choices? You probably…

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My House: Time to Pick the Door Color

Feng Shui Color Theory: Green is nourishing and calming. Not only do I write about being "Green", I also happen to love the color green, nonetheless, last year I painted the door to our new house blue. During our speed-remodeling, I used the same blue in other areas–the kitchen and the dining room.

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