This year, we dressed down for Valentine’s Day

Below: how I dressed for work vs how I dressed for our vday date.   This year we decided to stay in and make a nice meal while wearing sweatpants. It didn’t stop us from breaking out the fine china, though: 

  
Happy Valentine’s Day!

Snow Daze

Portland is experiencing uncharacteristically cold and snowy weather lately. When you’re a grown up and have to work and keep your home you own safe from bad weather, the idea of a snow day starts to lose its appeal. Maybe this is what being 30 has done? Killed my inner snow-loving child? Continue reading

On Turning Thirty…

Things that completely adult women have at their 30th Birthday party:

  • A room full of balloons
  • A crafternoon station with DIY trucker hats and glitter bottles
  • Rainbow streamer photo booth
  • Fancy rented gown(s!) complete with mid-party costume change
  • Unicorn and narwhal cupcakes
  • Whiskey, cigars, s’mores…

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Pumpkin Beer Taste Test

Fall has hit the northwest in full force. I spent this weekend wearing cozy flannels, raking leaves, and cuddling up with my dog under a heated blanket watching Harry Potter.

With my renewed zest for fall has come a little pumpkin beer taste test. I recently went to a place I’ve nicknamed beer heaven with a huge selection, and picked up this mixed six pack: Continue reading