it’s time to stop asking us “when”

The holidays are approaching, and somewhere between the excitement about Grandma’s stuffing and having (a few) days with no contact from the office… there’s that uneasy feeling creeping up on you, wondering which family member is going to ask you about it this year. You know the drill: “When are you going to _______?” We’veRead more

ho-ho-how to: splitting holiday time

With Thanksgiving just 10 days away (wasn’t it just summer like.. yesterday?!) if you’re anything like us and putting off those questions of “What’s your plan for the holidays?” until the very last minute.. Time is up. Let the reindeer games begin, y’all! This is the first year we’ve had to have the “where are weRead more

what no one tells you about moving in together

Instead of cleaning out our house, we just decided to move to a new one.

Kidding. (Kind of.)

No Shame November

We’ve all heard of No Shave November – and, as a fan of facial hair, I’m an avid proponent of putting down the razor for 30 days. Plus, who can resist helping out a great cause? Personally though, while I’m not a huge fan of shaving my legs, 30 days is a bit much even for me.Read more

swipe right: meeting people in the internet age

All those years of hearing, “Don’t meet people on the internet!” and yet, here we are. Sorry, Mom.

went for a run – and for once it wasn’t a Cookout run

It’s no secret I don’t run.

The running joke (pun completely intended) in my life is that if you see me running, you probably should be too – because something is following me.

my old kentucky home(coming)

Growing up in a town as small as mine was, “homecoming” was one of those traditions I never fully grasped. We didn’t have a football team (of our own), so our version of homecoming was the annual Sheakleyville Homecoming Firemen’s Fair – complete with a beauty pageant, parade, and tractor pulls. It was one of theRead more

boos + brews: date night asheville-style

I may not be a beer connoisseur – but I can always be tempted with a good time.