Austin Queso Crawl

There are two main reasons I moved to Austin. 1.) Not having to worry about falling and breaking my neck on snow or ice for 4 months out of every year and 2.) queso. Thanks to a rare ice storm in 2013, I narrowly avoided #1 but #2 continues to keep me loving this fine city. If you ever find…

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Worthy of the Week

Worthy of the Week I may need to move to Iceland to be with my people. I love this cactus tray. You’re not surprised that I bought Ollie a flannel shirt, are you? I’d also buy him one of these chunky knit pet beds if he didn’t have a history of destroying everything nice. Saint Cecelia. Two words: Performance Fleece.…

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Viva la Poncho

Pssst…this post contains affiliate links. A few weeks back, I had some errands to run on a Saturday afternoon. It was the first cold-ish day of the season, so I threw on leggings on a poncho and left the house feeling pretty darn good about myself. On one of my stops, I was talking with a woman when the topic…

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Worthy of the Week

That gorgeous blanket pictured above? Is handmade by my friend Michelle. How does someone learn to sew like that when I can barely fix a button? Her company Coverz makes the most beautiful handmade blankets and children’s bedding and donates a portion of all proceeds to help make blankets and bedding for children in need. She just made her first…

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Bulleit Bourbon Spiced Cider

Thank you to the lovely people at Bulleit for supplying samples for this post. And thank you for supporting the sponsors that make this blog possible! Every holiday season, I like to pick a signature cocktail. It cuts down on the amount of ingredients I need to have on hand, doesn’t tax my limited bar-tending skills, and sets a nice…

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Worthy of the Week

Sweater weather. Worthy of the Week Happy Friday the 13th! Get the scoop on the origins and myths behind the day. I have a whole drawer of sunglasses and I think these need to be added. What bloggers can learn from Buzzfeed. The perfect Christmas gift for the man in your life? Champagne can help improve memory. Stock up! For…

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This or That: Loeffler Randall Lace Up Flats

Everyone wants a pair of Loeffler Randall lace up flats. I get it. I want a pair, too. I just can’t spend $295. So I snapped up these Old Navy lace up flats in every color (including a fun mustard suede) on sale for $25. They are surprisingly comfortable and if you walk quick, nobody will know they’re not the…

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Worthy of the Week

Ever since Ollie hurt his back and was banned from jumping on the furniture, we camp out on a pile of blankets in the middle of the living room floor to read every night. It’s the highlight of my day. Worthy of the Week The holiday spirit is starting early this year with these limited edition hot cocoa Chips Ahoy!…

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Cherry Merry Muffins

These cherry merry muffins are one of my favorite baked goods and every time my mom or I bake them I feel compelled to sing the Cherry Merry Muffin theme song. Loudly. Over and over again. Did you have a Cherry Merry Muffin doll? I don’t think I ever did but she clearly made a lasting impression. These sweet little…

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