Practicing mindfulness

I’ve been thinking about how to write an honest post for some time. There have been many drafts, starts and stops mostly because I find it so hard to be truly honest. Perhaps that’s why I’ve been neglecting to blog at all. There are clearly things I can’t broadcast to the world. I know, super … Continue reading

My best friend’s wedding

Next week my best friend will tie the knot. I couldn’t be more excited for her and her fiancé. We met in college but despite having a class together we didn’t meet on campus. This guy I was dating was best friends with her boyfriend at the time. We went out on a double date. Somehow, … Continue reading

Meal planning

The husband and I do a lot of cooking. It’s a habit we started when we first moved to D.C. and realized we had to become adults. Back in college I only ever cooked stir-fry, boxed cookies/cakes and spaghetti. I’m unsure of what that means I actually ate for four years. Post-college living was clear … Continue reading

House Hunting: Saying yes to the house

After looking at well over a dozen houses and fighting with the husband and everything, I was feeling disheartened about finding a house. The husband wanted to wait, claiming something better might come on the market. I didn’t want to wait because you never know how long that could take or if something better really … Continue reading


This weekend the husband and I celebrated our anniversary staycation style. Originally, I wanted to do something bigger (see European vacation) for our 2 year mark. But then life gets in the way. For a while our plan has been to just have a nice dinner out in the city, maybe go see a movie … Continue reading

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