How to Deal with an Outfit Catastrophe

I’m not one of those women you’d refer to as graceful. You might say goofy or clumsy, or perhaps loud. You wouldn’t be wrong in saying over-caffeinated or jumpy. I’ll happily accept silly any day, but graceful I could not. So I can assure you that I’m as much an expert as any in the … Read more

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Wedding Wednesday – Price and Packages: How to Know What you Need from a Photographer

Weddings are expensive, and when thinking of the big-money costs, photography is often toward the top. In its latest numbers, The Knot reports the national average cost of hiring a wedding photographer to be $2,556. However, hit a bridal expo or flip through a bridal magazine and you’re bound to see prices running staggeringly higher. … Read more

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10 Last-Minute Holiday Hacks

Hanukkah is already in-progress, and Christmas Eve is merely a few days away. If you’re in the same mental place as me, those facts are blowing your mind. We can officially call any holiday preparations last-minute at this point — and anything last-minute is subject to more problems and stress. Below are a few of my … Read more

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Thanksgiving 101: Decorations and Tips (& a DIY project!)

I’m telling you all about my favorite Thanksgiving cocktails, appetizers, place settings, and more in my new blog series Thanksgiving 101! Up today: Decorations and last-minute hostessing tips. My obsession with holiday decorations is… Intense. I’ve always loved decorating for all holidays. (We have a Taco Bell tradition on Easter, but you know I still own … Read more

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Thanksgiving 101: Cocktails (and a recipe for The Festive Cran-Apple Fizz)

Does hostessing count as a hobby? Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, and by far my most beloved party to hostess. This year was my seventh apartment Thanksgiving celebration — I’m sure I’ve made the meal at least a dozen times — and, dare I say, it was a huge success. Since I love … Read more

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