Songs To Get You In The Mood…For Dinner

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My feelings on Valentine’s Day are pretty simple.  It’s a made-up holiday that everyone should celebrate however they choose to.  Whether you ignore it all together or have pink glitter teddy bears hand-delivered… Continue reading

5 Valentine’s Day Gifts That Might End Your Relationship

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It seemed wrong to post today without mentioning (and wishing those of you celebrating a happy) Valentine’s Day. I won’t bore you with the whole predictable cynical-single-girl rigamarole that you’ll see on your… Continue reading

Interior Inspiration: Raw Wood

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As Kristen settles back from her weekend in Portland, I’m filling in with today’s Interior Inspiration.  I love having pieces in my home that tell a story and add a sense of history. … Continue reading

Instagram Weekend: Out and About

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Happy Friday, everyone! To piggyback on Kristen’s sweet post yesterday about how to spend your time in Portland , Maine (yeah, Angela Adams tweeted about it, no biggie), here are some Instagram photos… Continue reading

72 Hours in Portland, Maine

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Dan and I are going to Maine this weekend to visit with my parents and a few good friends. I couldn’t be more excited. All I can think about is what I want… Continue reading

TBT #18: Baby Steps

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I’ve been thinking about #18 on my 30 Before Thirty List quite a bit lately.  While the stated goal is that I “only buy things that I absolutely love,” I think what I was… Continue reading

5 Blogs That Are Just So Pretty

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I’ve been focusing a lot on our own blog lately, which means I’ve neglected my blogroll and all of the gems hiding within it. Today, I have successfully worked my way from breakfast… Continue reading

Interior Inspiration: Wallpaper

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source Wallpaper is making a mean comeback.  We’re not talking about your mother’s grape and vines circa 1990 maroon colored wallpaper.  From whimsical woodland themes, to mod shapes, to graphic flowers, this wallpaper… Continue reading

Instagram Weekend: Beantown Bliss (With A Mom Visit Twist)

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Happy Friday everyone!  We didn’t talk much about the impending Bowl that is Super but I know that quite a few people will be spending their weekends watching men in tight pants and… Continue reading

Yogurt Decoded

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Dairy is an important part of a balanced diet. And while I’m not a huge milk drinker or cheese eater, yogurt is one of those things I just can’t seem to live without.… Continue reading

Tune In: Brown Bird

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Every once in awhile a band comes along that moves your heart, legs, arms and lungs around in all the right ways. Let’s face it; we all have experienced the incessant blasting of… Continue reading

Full Disclosure: 30 Before Thirty

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After surprising the beejezus out of Jessie this past weekend at her 30th birthday party (oh man, that is a whole other story), I was talking with some friends (and lovely readers!) who… Continue reading

Can’t Get Enough: Downton Abbey

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PBS. Masterpiece Classic. Edwardian England. A month ago, you couldn’t have paid me to think those things would be cool. Call me ignorant, call me close-minded, but it’s true. Luckily, we never had… Continue reading

Making It Look Easy: Timelapse Chalk Art

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Picture it: You’re driving down a neighborhood street somewhere. Maybe it’s summertime. Ahead, you see a sign, stapled haphazardly onto a telephone post. You can’t read it. You get closer, you can vaguely… Continue reading

Have Party, Must Travel

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An interesting culinary conundrum presents itself this week.  I have potluck dinner on Friday with my family and my brother’s fiancée’s family.  Half  of the guests are people whose expectations I know very… Continue reading