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Doomsday

Well, folks—doomsday is upon us. Google Reader shuts down tomorrow, and unless you find another way to follow me…this is probably goodbye. *tear* Just kidding. I’m guessing that if you want, you’ll still find other ways to sneakily stalk me, but just in case you want your stalking to be as easy as possible and …

50 Weeks to Organized: Week 26

  Well, here I am: a little more than halfway through this “50 Weeks to Organized” business and wondering how much real progress has been made. I have learned an important lesson about decluttering this week though: I’ve learned that I can’t let “perfect” be the enemy of the “good enough for now.” When I started …

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Family Fun

The Highland Games (aka Sometimes Ye’ve Gotta Take Advantage of your Scottish Heritage)

  My husband’s family seems to always be cooking up something new and crazy, which is why, for the longest time, I didn’t really think this Highland Games thing was serious business. Then came the promotional videos on Facebook, the cans of haggis on my in-laws’ steps, the obsession over picking a tartan… And before …

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How to Become a Smoothie Pharaoh (aka How to Make a Perfect Smoothie Every Time)

  When I was a wee sophomore in college, I had the glamorous job of working at the on-campus eatery called The Marketplace. Lucky for me, they stuck me in the desserts bar, where I restocked plates of truffle pie and stacks of chocolate-slab cookies and learned how to fold cloth napkins to look like poinsettias. …