The Relax Shack: 7 things to consider when creating an outdoor lounge
Recently, I completed my outdoor cabana. Also known as the Relax Shack. The Meditation Station. Or, my favorite, the Lady Lounge.
What do you know about Portugal?
Things I know about Portugal…
Fascinators: the Britney Spears of headgear
On May 19, 2018, British royal Prince Harry (the hotter prince) will marry American actress Meghan Markle (Did you know her real first name is Rachel?). As Americans, I feel it is our duty to learn a bit about British culture, starting with the hats.
Feng Shui for Ding Dongs
Because Feng Shui for Dummies is taken, and, like FSFD, this is meant as an introduction. And besides, who doesn’t like Ding Dongs?!
The good shit [book review]: Educated
The book Tara Westover’s Educated is a memoir about the author’s journey from zero formal education—not even legitimate homeschooling—to a PhD from Cambridge. I bought it in the airport* on Pee Wee’s and my big Midwestern adventure,
Pee Wee’s Big Midwestern Adventure
On the day I turned 40, my 4-year-old son and I went to the Midwest for a funeral. That’s about as bad as it gets, folks.
The good shit: a bowl for her pleasure
Everyone, meet my BBF (best bowl forever)!
Style Icon: Peppa Pig
This is Peppa Pig. My kids watch Peppa almost every day, and I have devoted a lot of time to dissecting her outfit. While you may not immediately think of Peppa as a style icon, she serves up a classic look: red shift dress with black flats. One could imagine Audrey Hepburn in the same.…
I may be taking it to a level
I created an Excel spreadsheet to track my online purchases. That way, I can free up head space for other things
That one time I went somewhere: Hawaii edition
Well, that one time I went nowhere. The road to nowhere, also known as the road to Hana. I talk (complain) a lot about how I never go anywhere. It’s mostly because I used to go a lot of places. I traveled extensively for business and slightly less extensively for pleasure. But business travel is…