The bridal moment, part one

I am NOT a clothes person. What is a “non-clothes” person? (Nope, not a nudist.) I’m just not one of those girls who gets really pumped up about clothing. I don’t really LIKE clothes. I’ve always had trouble putting outfits together, I’m better at putting food together. I like looking good in clothes, and I […]

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Easter, 2015!

OH HAI. Finally, flowers are popping up all over town, and BOY are my allergies out of control! I haven’t been sucker-punched by pollen like this in quite a few years. Sinus rinse, benadryl, Zyrtec, sudafed, and Flonase are no match for the onslaught of bloom that happened over the weekend. I can’t breathe through my […]

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Home for Easter!!

Hi, Easter weekend! I’ve been waiting for you for a while. I am so hashtag blessed to have Easter off this year, and here I am traveling up to PA for the weekend to celebrate it in chilly Pennsy with the fam.   Ren loves a road trip. What’s been going on lately? Well in […]

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Eggplant Parm with Parsley Pasta

There is already a recipe on LNE for Eggplant Parm—it’s more labor-intensive and it isn’t served with pasta. It is also delicious, but this cheater version I whipped up from Cooking Light the other day is more my jam. Quick, easy, and ridiculously good.   Print Eggplant Parm with Parsley Pasta Author: LNE Prep time:  30 mins […]

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Books, lately

The library hold list is killer. I’m telling you: nothing will incentivize you to read faster than hearing that the book you waited four months to check out is ready for pick up. [I am #52 of 386 holds on The Girl on the Train. Can’t wait to get it in time for my summer […]

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Wedding planning, lately

The wedding is officially less than 11 months away (I’m aware that’s still ridiculously far off, but still) and we are deep in the “booking your vendors!” stage. Although not surprising, I consult my married friends’ advice on how to plan a wedding almost daily. “How do you choose a photographer?” “How many DJs did […]

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Life lately

Hello, friends! Here’s what we’ve missed. In about a week, thankfully, we have gone from this…. …to this! Hurray! Yesterday’s Rennie walk was 61 degrees, and i did it with my sweatshirt tied around my waste and my bare white arms flinging around at my sides. It was rejuvenating. We had what was hopefully our […]

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