“Sale clothing at Anthro is 25% off.” “Damn it.” That’s a real lunchtime convo one of my coworkers and I have every few weeks. Someone gets an email and then we both are tempted to stop by… and the fact that the mall is right between the office and my house makes it a little harder to resist. “But I don’t need … Keep reading…

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With the majority of our items still in boxes, I was ecstatic to find an easy mini dress to wear today — and then I stepped outside and realized it was unseasonably cold. No complaints here! Cool weather is the best, and as a new homeowner, it means we can turn the AC off. (Whew!) But I haven’t unpacked any tights yet. Jeans it … Keep reading…

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I was half-way done with this blog post when the craziest thing happened. (Okay, I wasn’t actually typing at the time, but I had planned to finish the post that evening.) Needless to say, things have been a bit bananas since. We’ll have more—plenty more!—discussion on that epic evening soon, but for now, here is the post that almost got lost in … Keep reading…

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So, funny story: Two young men walked by Lance and I while we took these photos in our hometown of Springfield, Illinois, the Sunday after Christmas. They looked and stared and laughed a bit, which is one of the odder parts of blogging, but we’re used to it. But then he said the best part: “Fuckin’ tourists.” With full judgement, he scoffed … Keep reading…

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There’s no place like home for the holidays… and also during the days following the holidays, which are obviously meant to be spent with old friends who also came to town. Home wins. Hooray for home. In case I’m losing ya here, Lance and I just got back to St. Louis, like two or three hours ago. Our Christmas holiday was spectacular, … Keep reading…

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