I realized those gift guides were missing one factor that is extremely important in gift giving: personalization... the kind of personalization in which you tailor a gift according to her dreams, her specific likes and dislikes, and what is important to her. I wanted to find a gift guide that would suggest gifts that would make her feel known.
When I was a little girl I was a big fan of soups (slurp them down, dip a sandwich in them, crumble in a few goldfish - infinitely customizeable) but egg drop soup was very low on my totem pole. In hindsight, it wasn’t a fairly formed, well-researched opinion. I'd only had it once from [...]
It seems that in 2017 everyone you know listens to podcasts. But I was shocked to find that I know a lot of people who have no idea what I'm referring to when I talk about a beautiful episode of This American Life or the divisive debate surrounding the entire first season of Serial. To [...]
As soon as the weather shows signs of change I start craving soups and lofty stews instead of salads and light, summery pastas. After several days of rain then crisp, cool days last week, my appetite for a warm bowl of pho stirred and I've been excited to bring out my stock pot again. A [...]
September 22 came and went which means it is officially fall. So we have stepped into the season of which sweaters, scarves, and nutmeg and cinnamon-spiced everything are the mascots. I’m not mad about it. My fall wardrobe consists mainly of cardigans and scarves because sartorially, I tend to lean toward simple silhouettes and classic pieces [...]