"I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual." -Henry David Thoreau Thanksgiving is right around the corner! These two quick crafts will add some festivity to your table. Turkey Name Tag What You Need: leaves gold metallic spray paint gold glitter mod podge ribbon hot glue First, use a knife to cut into the … [Read more...]

Years ago... feels like eons ago but I'm talking late 90s, I lived in Boston and used to use Peapod to get grocery delivery. It was a new thing and although I was single and twenty something and who knows why I couldn't get to the grocery store, but I used it all the time. I left Boston and Peapod behind, as sadly they didn't have it in San … [Read more...]

I'm still mourning the end of summer a little but fall at least has some nice perks that make it so I'm not totally mopey about the cooler air. Apple cider, S'mores, jeans & boots are some of my favorite fall goodies... but another staple I only recently embraced again after a couple of days of pouring rain, soup! There's nothing better than a … [Read more...]

Leave it to my bestie Zareen to come up with my new favorite drink. We hung out at her house a week ago and enjoyed the first fire pit of the season. It was just chilly enough when the sun went down that it felt divine to start a fire pit to roast some marshmallows over... and of course enjoy some adult cocktails. Zareen had bought some … [Read more...]

Last week, I posted on Facebook asking for book recommendations for my 7th grade boy. He'll be 13 this winter. This is an excerpt of what I was looking for: I ended up having people responding with all sorts of book ideas for days! I printed out their responses to save for myself and noticed other people were jotting down ideas so I thought … [Read more...]

You guys! Fall is here and I just love fall foods! Pumpkin spice, caramel and apples all the goodness that comes with the change of seasons. Recipe: Caramel Maple Pumpkin Tarts   Save Print Author: Whitney Ingredients 1 C Pumpkin Puree 12 Tart Shells, frozen 1 Egg 6 oz Evaporated Milk C Maple syrup 1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice ⅓ C … [Read more...]

Three sleeps in and it's entirely possible this is the most comfortable mattress in our house right now. One of these nights we'll have to move back to the Master bedroom but I'm really enjoying sleeping on our new Cocoon by Sealy Mattress in our guest room. It's a foam mattress and it set up in 5 minutes - literally. Watch the video to see how … [Read more...]

So I recently got a new job. Yay! Being a blogger and doing the whole social media thing for the past decade, I've been mostly my own boss along the way. I have had a variety of clients and consulting gigs but this is the first time in awhile I've become a regular with a company doing stuff for them and not me. And I was ready. Ready to get working … [Read more...]

There's something just so comforting about a muffin. When I was doing my Whole30, one of the things I craved the whole time were muffins. Warm, cozy comfort food and oh-so-perfect with a warm cup of coffee. So today I'm sharing an easy one-bowl recipe for quick blueberry muffins - a classic! 5.0 from 1 reviews Quick and Easy One Bowl … [Read more...]

It's rare you'll hear me admit, "okay, my husband was right," so take note on this once-in-a-lifetime post! I am wholeheartedly admitting that buying this product was all my husband Jon's idea. He has wanted a GoPro video camera for the family for years - ever since the very first one came out and he chatted with some dude on a chair lift while … [Read more...]