I fell in love as soon as I heard its name, and I became obsessed once I realized it was a wedding subscription box. Tulle La La: It’s so fetching I could faint. Tulle La La customizes subscription boxes to fit where each bride is during the wedding-planning process. The company was kind enough to send over a box to review, and I … Keep reading…

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Slipping on a slippery lobby floor, catching your heel in a crack in the sidewalk, scuffing the leather while driving… These are my real issues with stilettos, the ones that make me reach for flats when heading to the office or getting ready for a night out. Outside of the rare super-formal event, I primarily stopped wearing stilettos a while back – … Keep reading…

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OMGIMGETTINGMARRIED. There is something about being engaged that can make a person want to… how can I say this nicely… dork out. I am dork-ing out. I have been dork-ing out since January and I will continue to dork out through my entire engagement. Sometimes when I’m working on wedding details I find myself singing little songs about it. I stare at my … Keep reading…

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While sitting at a particularly long stoplight after trying my hand at leatherwork, I started thinking about what I would say if someone complimented my new handbag. “I like your bag,” they’d say. “Oh, thanks, I made it!” I would cheerfully reply. “You do leatherwork?” they would inquisitively ask. “I dabble in it.” Ooooooooooooooh, that’s why it’s called Dabble. Now I get … Keep reading…

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I was a sweaty, banged-up, disheveled mess when the ticket-taker gave me an ‘Oh, honey‘ look. “You’re at O’Hare,” she said. “Yes…” “This ticket is for Midway.” I starred blankly. “What is Midway?” That look returned. “It’s the other airport in Chicago.” Plain and simple, I am not a graceful traveler. I have cried. I have ran. I have screamed, begged, and … Keep reading…

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