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…

Weekend Links

Happy weekend! Chris and I are back to real life after a few weeks in Italy. Le sigh. The above photo is the view from our teeny-tiny hotel room in Siena. Take me back! 😭 Here’s a round-up of what I’ve enjoyed from around the Web. Tea and Ink Society: Suspenseful Summer Page-Turners This list was…

2018 Reading Challenge: Half-Way-Point Reflection

I’ve based my reading goals for this year on Modern Mrs. Darcy’s 2018 Reading Challenge (listed here). Here’s my 2018 Reading Challenge list if you’d like to take a look. Since we’re at the halfway point of the year, I think it’s a good time for a reflection and an update. At the start of the year, I…

Recent Reads / 07

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 (listed here). Here’s my 2018 Reading Challenge list if you’d like to take a look. Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy Reading Challenge…