Two Compelling Podcast Episodes

If you don't have the time or patience to find a great podcast, subscribe, and then filter through all the episodes to find the good ones, then you've come to the right place. Here are two podcast episodes I listened to recently that I found quite fascinating. I think...

How I Ended Up Living In A Log Cabin

After selling my first home in North Philadelphia, I definitely wasn't envisioning buying a log cabin. I always pictured myself in the mountains of Colorado, and while I love the charm of log cabins, I pictured them as more of a hunter's retreat...heavy with dark wood...

Seven Recently Read Memoirs

It's time to start re-stocking your to be read pile of books for fall. If you're looking for a must-read memoir, here are a few that I've read and really enjoyed. If you have any memoir suggestions please leave a comment! Unfwifeable by Mandy Stadtmiller I had written...

Hors d’oeuvre

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Weekend Reads

Philadelphia is currently under 3 feet of snow, and I am in heaven. Winter is my favorite season and snow is just the icing on the cake! If your plans are to stay indoors, grab a blanket and some cocoa and catch up on what happened on the internet this week:Really...

Weekend Reads

Hope you have a lovely weekend! Here are a few things from around the web this week.The best new beers from 2015.This house in Bristol is everything.How to stay ridiculously happy this winter.Amazing new restaurants coming to Philadelphia...

On The Map: Cabin Getaways

I’ve been thinking about booking a getaway at a cabin in the woods. It’s always this time of year that I’m anxious to leave the city, and a weekend in the woods sounds like a sure cure.While researching places close enough to Philadelphia to make a weekend out of it,...

Travel Nerves

I'm flying out to Colorado tomorrow to spend Christmas and New Years with my family. Despite the fact that I've flown as far as New Zealand and back, flying on an airplane still makes me nervous.How do you handle flying solo? I always feel safer when traveling with a...

Weekend Reads

Can you believe that Christmas is next week?! I've barely had time to celebrate! It's my favorite time of year that I love to mark with the baking of many cookies, watching as many Christmas movies as I can and cozying up with a good book.  Philadelphia has been...