Sometimes, a single sentence can change the way you look at the world. It’s something you want to share with every person you meet, hoping they get the same kind of horizon-expanding, “I’ve never looked at it that way!” eureka moment. (Sadly, all too often you’ll be met with blank stares and a polite “that’s… Read More 8 Quotes That Changed My Perspective On Life
I’ve gone back and forth on writing this post. Part of me feels like I have no place writing it — what authority do I have on the topics of gun control and school violence in America?! — but a larger part of me can’t stay quiet. I write to process things; here, I’m doing… Read More Can We Talk About Parkland?
Gary Vaynerchuk isn’t one for sugarcoating the truth to make it easier for you to swallow. He’d rather jam it down your throat. After all, he’s the f-bomb-dropping entrepreneur who turned his family’s wine business into a $60 million a year company, then launched his own digital marketing agency, Vaynermedia. He knows his stuff, and… Read More The Best Takeaway From Gary Vaynerchuk’s ‘Crushing It’
Dinner, movies, bar, repeat. Certain dates are tried and true, sure, but after a while, they can start to feel stale. If you’re looking for something different (and affordable!), try these date ideas. And, when you’re done, leave a comment with one we should add to this list. Or seven. We’ll take ’em all.
Even when I think I’ve found the perfect chocolate chip cookie, I’m always looking for a fresh riff on the recipe. I’ve tried them with oats, molasses, cream cheese, bananas, straight-off-the-back-of-the-chip bag (and I mean every chip bag), all kinds of mix-ins, the 24-hour refrigeration method, even the latest smack-the-pan-before-baking technique. So, when I ran… Read More Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies
When you’re stuck in a same-old, same-old rut (or just feeling society’s pressures to conform to a certain mold of how a person ‘should’ be), there’s nothing more refreshing than a little escape that helps you see the world through a new lens. I think that’s why the Wander Society took off; it encouraged you… Read More 5 Enchanting Shops ‘Wander Society’ Members Will Love
I’ve recently become an Air Fryer addict. Yes, as in the bulky countertop oven that speed-heats food, creating crispy fries, chicken, and other dishes that taste deep-fried — only they don’t use an ounce of grease. I assumed it’d be too good to be true, then I tried making homemade fries. Then sweet potato fries.… Read More Air Fryer Chicken Tacos
Sometimes you need a book that guts you, that acts like a soul excavation, making you rethink what you believe about yourself and what you can do. Yes, I know how melodramatic that sounds, but something cracked open in me when I picked up Erwin McManus’s latest book, The Last Arrow. It’s a tome devoted… Read More ‘The Last Arrow’ Cracked My Perspective Wide Open
Joanna Gaines, give me your strength. Christina El Moussa, your reno skills, please. I’ll need all the help I can get, because our new bathroom is pink. Very pink. When Nate and I bought our house, we hit the jackpot. Most of the rooms were recently renovated, from new windows to central A/C, but one… Read More How To Save A Pepto-Bismol Pink Bathroom
Sweat’s dripping down my temples, my heart rate monitor looks like it — or maybe my heart itself — might burst, and I’m flopping around, off-rhythm, attempting jumping jacks with a massive medicine ball. I have Britney Spears to thank for all of this. Well, her and Flip Or Flop‘s Christina El Moussa. Britney introduced… Read More What To Expect From An OrangeTheory Class