At the start of 2020, I found myself gravitating toward the word “meaning.” So much so that I made it my Word of the Year and blogged about it to keep myself accountable. Little did I know that in a few short months, the world … Read moreWHERE WE COME FROM

Cheers to 5 years!

What can happen in 5 years? Well, a lot. By the numbers, since kicking off this blog (officially) in 2013: 193 blog posts 146 outfit photo shoots 13 fashion shows 4 giveaways (I love gifting people!) 2 “shop local” Indy-area holiday gift guides 1 proposal, … Read moreCheers to 5 years!

Time to gather … and gobble

Hope you’ve got your post-dinner elastic-waist pants ready, because it’s officially Thanksgiving week–and we’re only days away from food heaven. Whether you’re hosting your own celebration or stopping by someone else’s, here are a few simple ways I keep it stress-free, meaningful and local. GIFT … Read moreTime to gather … and gobble

National Pumpkin Day

It’s time to celebrate the flavor, and smell, and spice of the season – you guessed it, it’s National Pumpkin Day! (Not that we haven’t been celebrating it every day for the last two months…) Haven’t scooped up your pumpkins yet? See more from my … Read moreNational Pumpkin Day

Hello Kitty, Hello Tokyo

What’s sugary pink, runs on four wheels, and is fueled by cuteness and happy dreams? The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck, of course! The truck–which celebrates all things related to Hello Kitty and her gang of adorable sidekicks–travels around the country, bringing themed goodies and Hello … Read moreHello Kitty, Hello Tokyo