A Word on Resolutions

Happy New Year everyone!  It’s not just a time for celebration, but also a time to think about change and resolutions.  There’s loads of information out there about the success rates (or failure rates) of New Year’s resolutions, and it can be pretty disheartening.  The bottom line is that change is hard; and I think…

Film Photography Basics

A friend of mine was recently given an old film camera by his mother who was cleaning out her attic.  When he showed it to me, I was instantly flooded with nostalgia from my childhood–my mom loves to take pictures and I still remember my fascination from the days long before “digital” meant anything related…

Hosting Holiday Gatherings

Eat This, Not That! put out an article called 17 Secrets Every Holiday Party Host Needs to Know.  If you’re going to take their advice on a signature beverage, you can try my Sparking  Spiced Citrus Sangria as your cocktail of choice.  As a seasoned veteran in the Christmas Dinner arena, I found that these…

30 Before 30

Happy Birthday to Me!  Yesterday was my 29th birthday, so I think I need to step my game up–it’s time for an epic to-do list: my 30 Before 30 List. I looked at a lot of other 30-before-30’s online, and seeing them made me reflect on how full and exciting my life has been thus…