Recent Reads / 08

Recent Reads is a series for me to feature the last few books I’ve read (or experienced) along with my verdicts. I’ve based my reading goals for this year on Modern Mrs. Darcy’s 2018 Reading Challenge, and here’s what I’ve decided to read for my 2018 Reading Challenge. Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum Jessie has recently…

Good Skin After 30?

Are other people’s day-to-day routines interesting to anyone else? I love pulling back the curtain to see which beauty products my friends use for their daily skin practices. If you’re curious, I’ve shared my regimen here. I have dry skin, which meant minimal pimples as a teen, but now that I’m 33 I worry that my…

Looking Back on 10 Years of Marriage

Chris and I just celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary this summer. Pretty crazy! The years go by so fast. Looking back through photos of our wedding day and our photos over the past decade brings back so many memories, but mostly I’m just thankful for Christopher and the life we share. As I was…

The 10 Items I Always Buy from Trader Joe’s

I am seriously obsessed with Trader Joe’s. I love their quirky layouts and their amazing (and affordable) products. Here are 10 items that always seem to wind up in my cart. Yuzu Hot Sauce A tangy, citrusy, spicy sauce that goes great with pork and chicken dishes. Garlic Spread Dip Seriously garlicky and addictive. A…

Weekend Links

Happy weekend! I stumbled on this great mural in the Foundry District last week. Love it! Here’s a round-up of what I’ve enjoyed from around the Web… Austin Kleon: On Quitting Social Media Austin Kleon blogged some of his thoughts on what social media is and how to best use it to actually gain from…

9 Classics that are Better as Audiobooks

I’ve written a few posts on my love for audiobooks, but I thought it would be fun to put together a list of classics that I enjoyed even better on audio. But first: what is it that makes a book a classic? I like the definition provided by Italo Calvino (which I read by way…