Immediately after asking my bridesmaids to be in my wedding, following a brief OMG-moment and hug, they all had one question: What are we going to do for the bachelorette party? With the contracts, fittings, and schedules, wedding planning is a giant ball o’ stress — and the bachelorette party is there to help you forget that. Ahem, see below. Oh god, who … Keep reading…

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It has been a crazy few weeks in real life, which means it seems like a super mellow few weeks in digital life. Let me fill in the blanks the blog has left: Long nights with coffee and moving boxes and paperwork and day-job-work and responsibilities out the ass… TGIF just isn’t explaining today’s emotions well enough. To welcome in the weekend, … Keep reading…

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My boobs are too big for a medium, but my shoulders are too small for a large. These jeans are too tight around the hips, but the next size up is way too long. This size 6 fits around my waist, but it shouldn’t be this short in the back.  Sometimes, shopping can suck. I have a carefully curated list of stores that fit … Keep reading…

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As of late, I am full of hometown pride; new businesses are coming, friends are working to improve the area’s music scene, and my high school art department even won a massive grant. Springfield, Ill., for the win! As I’ve been stuck on Springfield, it seemed like the perfect time to share my new Illinois-inspired necklace from Jenny Present. I met Jenny … Keep reading…

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