It’s another year we’re not actually hosting Thanksgiving, but I’m still playing make believe with a table dressed for the occasion. Chalk it up under weird blogger things that shouldn’t make sense, but kinda do. Last year’s table was a riot of traditional colors and patterns; this year’s, while still bright, is a more restrained and modern approach.Read More
Regarding Valentine's Day, I think people generally fall into one of three categories: fleeting fondness, ambivalent acceptance, or abhorrent disdain. Before the confetti from New Year's has even settled, retailers begin their rosy assault. Shopping aisles that previously housed reasonable and practical goods switch to showcase an assortment of items now superfluously plastered with Valentine motifs – heart-emblazoned: bath mats and shower curtains, coffee mugs, sneakers, area rugs, mini mail boxes, flannel pjs. Do you ever wonder who is actually buying into it?Read More
I love that it is now totally normal to style up your household table full of layered linens, dinnerware, even fancy centerpieces, then shoot and post semi-professional photos of your masterwork – or at least it is on the Internet (most of my friends IRL still think I'm weird).Read More
Thirty happened. And we celebrated by throwing a New Wave/80s Bash.
I've mentioned this before, but despite being cripplingly aware of my social inadequacies I LOVE TO PARTY. It's this weird anomaly, I know, but I'mRead More