I am in full-on Halloween mode. Our house is decorated. I’m getting my daily dose of pumpkin spice. And I’m in the middle of sewing our bound-to-be-awesome costumes. Since I can’t share what we’ll wear yet, I thought it would be fun to showcase our costumes from earlier Halloweens! Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum This was so fun to wear, and it … Keep reading…

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Truth time: Things have been intense lately. From the shock of an unexpected layoff to the exciting fear of a sudden career change to the general stress of my semi-annual post-cancer checkups, I’ve been feeling extra anxious. And when I feel anxious, at age seven or twenty-seven, I turn to Disney. Whether it’s coffee in my Alice in Wonderland mug or watching … Keep reading…

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It’s my personal fashion cycle of horror: I get stuck in colorless, pattern-less ruts. I go for grey tops and denim bottoms and cognac shoes, and I might venture out of the neutrals to grab a berry lip stain. Maybe. Probably not. Sometimes I grab a patterned scarf. Perhaps I go for a blue-grey instead of a charcoal. Even with the quick grab … Keep reading…

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Let your Disney-freak flag fly, you Donalds and Daisys! You’ll find no judgement here, Disney-loving adults—I love Disney world, Disney characters, Disney movies, Disney-themed snacks… It’s a stigma worse than being a cat lady, and I could not care less. I know what makes me smile, and I refuse to ignore it. In the same boat—or should I say, steamboat? Bad joke alert!—as … Keep reading…

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I am lucky enough to have received some pretty amazing graduation gifts, mainly in the form of bottled alcohol and money. To a newly unemployed 22-year-old gal, those are– let’s be honest– great presents. But I was given one thing that was more activity than alcohol and mouse than money: a trip to Orlando, Florida with my boyfriend and my mother to go to … Keep reading…

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