I turned 40 years old on Day Two of our Canadian adventure. Check out our memorable, jam-packed journey downtown…


Bonjour, tout le monde! I am writing this post as a newly-minted forty-year-old. Exciting, right!? To celebrate my birthday—and a rare opportunity to take a second vacation in one year—Andrew and I recently traveled to Montreal and Quebec City.

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Wanna know the secret to aging gracefully? Hint: it’s not BB cream or açai pulp…


Oh yes, I had the finest of intentions. I’m referring to my visions of grandeur for this time of year when we first moved into our house nine months ago. I was gonna festoon our mantel with pom pom garlands! I was gonna haul in an enormous Christmas tree and bling it up with vintage […]


How would you go about finding nifty Christmas gifts for male and female friends who happen to be award-winning, fun-loving and discerning graphic designers? Would you head straight to the MoMA Store or Cooper-Hewitt Shop? Would you scour editor picks from Cool Hunting? Or would you offer a lump of coal in the name of […]


People, it’s almost Election Day! Can you believe it? According to most polls, it’s still too close to call. How is that even possible? I won’t divulge my allegiances here but geez, I hope you can make a pretty good guess. For this post, I’m gonna dodge politics altogether in favor of featuring a gift […]