New Year, Who Dis?

Happy 2019, friends! Last year at this time I was a newly married woman, and it seems like the year didn’t slow down from day one! After reflecting on 2018, “New Year, who dis” is going to be my theme for all the great things we’re going to do in 2019! Continue reading

2 Weeks in Scotland with a Carry-On

I think packing is so stressful. Whether it's packing to move, packing for a weekend, or packing for a couple weeks in another country, I'm always guilty of overpacking or packing the wrong things.

So when the committee told me I could only bring a carry-on for two weeks in Scotland, I had a mild freakout. (I'll explain why there's a committee for this trip in another post - this trip is an exchange program that my fiancé's town has with its sister city, Oban, in Scotland.)

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DIY Necklace Holder

I love necklaces. The perfect necklace can make an outfit go from “eh” to “ahhh.” But if you’re anything like me, when you get home and make a beeline for those yoga pants and t-shirt (and by that I actually mean rushing to take off that uncomfortable bra – you know it’s true!), your necklaces end up in a pile on your dresser.

This is bad. Do not be like this girl.

This is bad. Do not be like this girl (me).


Etsy has a ton of necklace holder options that are really adorable, but I wanted something simple that I could tailor to my own tastes and needs…and wallet. Overall, I spent $33 on supplies, and that includes a hand saw for ~$15 which will come in handy (<–see what I did there?) for other projects. Continue reading