I’ve shopped at Tuesday Morning as long as I can remember. My maternal grandma, Phyllis, was a longtime employee; she was the family’s original shopaholic, but also an avid discount shopper, so she got us all hooked on this close-out retailer. From small gift items to large housewares, our home is full of tons of Tuesday Morning deals. So you can imagine … Keep reading…

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To be totally honest, I really wanted to sleep through my 26th birthday. It’s not that I have any problem with being 26. Being 26 seems pretty alright. It’s amazingly a lot like being 25, which felt almost exactly like being 24, which isn’t all that different than 23 or 22 or, hell, 17. I think my brain decided at 17 ‘This … Keep reading…

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Attending my bridal shower was my main motivation for moving during recovery week, and it was worth every bit of effort! Thanks to all of the amazing ladies in my life, it was the best way to spend a Saturday morning. Take a peek at the picture-perfect party below. My maid of honor, Sara, and all my bridesmaids did such an amazing job. … Keep reading…

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I recently went entirely mad, and it was the absolute best. Although the wedding may not be until March, it made the most sense to have my hometown bridal shower a little early. I’ve been madly in love with Alice in Wonderland as long as I can remember, and my very crafty mother, Susan, and her best friend/my ‘second’ mother, Tracy, went … Keep reading…

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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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