How much wood would a wood watch watch if a wood watch could watch wood? Was that a bit of a stretch? Even for me? Let me give you the brief version, free of lousy puns: Jord, a St. Louis-based company, makes fantastic wood watches – and was nice enough to send me one. See for yourself. Currently wearing… Cora watch, c/o JORD … Keep reading…

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Winter is over. Boot weather will soon be a distant thing of the past. It’s damn near time to lose the tights. The humidity will soon return. I might as well crawl under a rock and hide in the shade until September. Booooo, spring. I could sulk about warm weather all day, but Macey of MHK in STL made me snap out of it. … Keep reading…

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My calendar says it’s autumn. My brain says it’s autumn. My heart says it’s autumn. Every restaurant and store to ever carry anything pumpkin-flavored says it’s autumn. And the stupid thermometer says it’s summer. For the three terrible months of summer—I’m barely joking, summer is the worst—I keep myself afloat on the promise of layers and dusty colors and crisp air and … Keep reading…

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As I write this post, I’m cuddling my pups and watching Parks and Recreation. Why? I really like multitasking. I love reading magazines while eating dinner. The car is both a mode of transportation and a place to eat lunch (not at the same time). I like to fold laundry while watching movies. My lipstick makes a great blush substitute. Sunglasses are … Keep reading…

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