White Christmas

Here are just a few photos I took when I was home in Wisconsin. There was actually no snow at all the night I flew in, but the first morning I was there, I woke up to the amazing snowy scene below! The other photos are of an ornament on our tree, champagne toast with . . . → Read More: White Christmas

Home For Christmas

I still have another day at home in Wisconsin before getting back to real life in DC, but it’s been great to relax and spend time with my parents, grandparents and siblings! Every year, we have Norwegian meatballs for dinner on Christmas Eve before heading to church, and then Christmas morning we have delicious homemade cinnamon rolls for . . . → Read More: Home For Christmas

Gift Guide For The Foodie


Know someone who is most comfortable in the kitchen? Or maybe a budding chef? That’s not me at all, but I did my research and I feel certain the foodie in your life would appreciate these gifts! And if they need someone to cook for, feel free to send them my way! Maybe if I . . . → Read More: Gift Guide For The Foodie

Gift Guide For The Boys


I may not have a boyfriend to shop for at the moment, but I do have a younger brother (who recommends newegg.com for techie ideas), dad (who loves history books, golf and fishing), guy roomie, work husband, and lots of guy friends (who are always there for me when I want to play COD or need . . . → Read More: Gift Guide For The Boys

Gift Guide For The Homebody


There’s no place like home, right? And what house wouldn’t be a bit warmer with any of the items below? Flowers (by subscription!), and candles (this Cire Trudon one is divine) are some of my favorite things. But I’d also love pretty champagne glasses, cake stands, cozy blankets or cheese boards – perfect for entertaining . . . → Read More: Gift Guide For The Homebody