Medina has always had that Hallmark movie vibe but these days, it could be the actual setting of a movie, complete with swanky restaurants, bright nightlife and a boutique hotel for the production crew and actors, and the perfect cafe for the inevitable meet-cute of two Lifetime Channel stars. As for the two jealousy-inducing photos above, the small village continued their annual tradition of a farm-to-table dinner each summer on the middle of Main Street… View Post

Do you remember the best thing you’ve ever eaten? In my twenty years, the first few were probably reserved for baby food. I’ve never asked, but I assume my parents bought a lot of it from Tops and Aldi, although my Dad is quite the chef, who am I to know without asking if he wasn’t cooking me up some delicious homemade applesauce or non-Kraft, Italian-style mac and cheese? Not that I’d remember anyway. The… View Post

{Wearing: BDG jeans, Free People tank, thrifted silk scarf, Shoefly Buffalo mules, thrifted belt, thrifted purse, Indie Twenty necklace} You might think I’m being dramatic. You might ask “does she really think the Holy Grail is a pair of jeans?” to which I frankly answer “uh-huh.” But I have searched high and low — in the deep, dark depths of the internet — scouring mom jeans article after boyfriend jeans article after girlfriend jeans article after dad… View Post

You have a day off. It’s a rare occurrence, actually having uninterrupted free time. I mean, it’s not totally uninterrupted. There’s that piece due, and you really should text your family/friends/that person you said you’d meet up with that you’ve been waiting for a free minute to see. What about those articles piling up in your to-read list? Weren’t you going to finish that book, the one you’re reading half a chapter at a time?… View Post

This is my “things are getting mighty personal” face. On the way back from a recent weekend trip to Lake Placid, I jotted down a post idea in my phone. This happens probably every day, whether it’s a serious story idea, a funny blog post idea, or anything in between. Most of the time, the ideas stay in my notes app (rip to all the things I haven’t written/maybe never will) but sometimes, they get… View Post