Travel Art: Our Wedding Guestbook

We have made it a habit to buy artwork when we travel, and now that we have a home we have a great way to display all of it. Our collection includes pieces from four continents, most that we bought together but also a few we each got individually before we met. However, our favorite…

Scrapbooking & Blogging Roma

I have been slowly moving things out of my parents’ attic and into my new home, and the most recent haul included my study abroad scrapbook which has sat unopened for a number of years. Flipping through it sent me into nostalgia overdrive, longing for that amazing experience of being a student abroad. I love…

NYE Flashback: The Peach Drop

Why do we drop things on New Year’s Eve? Apparently, we can thank the New York Times. Adolph Ochs, the owner the New York Times, wanted to have a party in Times Square to celebrate the coming of the year 1905. That first year he marked midnight with fireworks, but the New York Police Department…

The Peep Drop

Happy new year! We welcomed 2018 with a pretty laid-back celebration that included champagne, rum cake, warm blankets, and puppy cuddles- all in between some major kitchen organization and shelf building. Early in the evening of December 31st, however, we ventured out in the cold to see the Peep Drop. Peeps, those iconic marshmallow and…

An Autumn Minibreak

My husband and I have visited Vermont a few times, and even so I know I’ll keep going back. It is especially wonderful during the fall, when the leaves are changing and the air is crisp. Sometimes people who visit the area at this time of year are known as “leaf peepers”, but the funny…