The Music Video That Will Scrub the Barnacles Off Your Heart

Negativity has a way of hardening us. We stifle our feelings when something upsets us, so the world won’t see our perceived weakness. We justify away not helping someone in need, because we don’t have enough money, time or patience to help ourselves, let alone anyone else. We numb ourselves from bullying, failure, anything that brings us pain — and over time, that resistance becomes a plaque on our mental wellbeing.

I?ve come to refer to it as my ?barnacled heart.? read more

Give Yourself a Fresh Start

Welcome to Life Between Weekends! We’re here to infuse a little more joy (and, okay, a healthy dose of ridiculousness) into your weekdays, so you can live every day with that, “OMG, it’s Saturdaaaaay!” feeling. We’re serving up a new post every Monday-Wednesday, and on Sundays, our newsletter subscribers will get 10 reasons to look forward to the week ahead. No Monday blues around here.

With that philosophy, what better time to officially launch than right after The read more

The Secret to Gooey, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

For years, I’ve been on a quest for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe. I’ve tried the ones on the back of every bag of semisweet chocolate chips, the infamous New York Times recipe (including its painful 24-hour refrigeration process), ones proclaiming to be “the ONLY CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE RECIPE YOU’LL EVER WANT!!!!” on Pinterest, but I never quite found what I was looking for.

Until now.

Make Every Day Feel Like Saturday.