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A $500 bowl that i don't know what to do with!

Wedding Gifts: Cash is King

Wedding season is in full swing again and one of the most common questions I hear guests asking is “What should I get the bride and groom?” First lesson in finance: cash is king. In the hierarchy of wedding gifting, I noticed that many gifters rank cash at the bottom of the sincerity and thoughtfulness […]

My Handmade Mother's Day Card

Happy Mother’s Day!

jigg and I will be on vacation this weekend, so I’m posting this early.  Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms and Moms-to-be! Materials: Cardstock of your choice. I used this (cut in half). Heart shaped hole puncher. I think I got mine for $1 at Michael’s. 6 inch string or ribbon. Step 1: Fold […]

Macaroons from Laduree. I think there was like two dozen in this box..I ended up eating macaroons for a week! #firstworldproblems

My birthday

To celebrate my birthday, jigg wanted to replicate our honeymoon to Europe.  He first surprised me with a reservation at Babbo (reminiscence of Rome) and then macaroons, tea, and jam from Laduree (reminiscence of Paris).  I love New York.  I feel like every world-worthy thing can be found in this city. Yes, I’m turning into one […]

Do you know parents who just won't shut up about their kid(s)? Yeah, I do too.

Life Lessons

Be careful asking people what’s going on in their lives. I try not to ask acquaintances what’s going on in their lives anymore.  The last time I did that, the person told me that she was recovering from chemotherapy, getting over her divorce, and hoping to find a job after being out of work for […]