A Visit

A few weekends ago, my sweet friend made the trek west to come and visit me. We have such a lovely weekend together–I’m still having a hard time accepting the fact that not all weekends can be quite as wonderful as that one. We ate so much delicious food (so.much.) and pranced all over Nashville […]


Snapshots of fall & winter: my favorite place ever, Jenis, gave out free ice cream in 12 south as a thank you for winning Best of Nashville awards. The most delicious ice cream (Brown Butter Almond Brittle & Bramble Berry Crisp were sampled & savored) coupled with a burger from Burger Up made for the […]


2013 has arrived!  I spent the evening with my closest friends from high school and college, enjoying the crowds in our old college town for a few hours before walking home in the freezing cold and eating cinnamon rolls while watching house hunters. Clearly, we know how to rage. I had a somewhat awkward encounter […]

for that tech-savvy guy with super awesome headphones and an even cooler itunes library

Wireless Outdoor Speakers to show off all of those perfect party mixes USB Cuff Links because they’re kitschy and sleek at the same time, and he’ll totally feel like james bond when he busts them out. Virtual DJ to mix up his own tunes (bonus–its free w/the mail in rebate at Frye!) Moleskin Music Journal with pages […]

for your best friends who make sitting on a porch and chatting while sipping wine feel like the greatest thing ever.

Wine Goodies: Fancy New Glasses anda fruity Red everyone will love because while they’re not essential for bonding, they’re certainly preferred. Pretty Knit Scarf and Cute Earrings  To help them look adorable all winter long Feminist Ryan Gosling to empower them while also giving them the greatest gift of all: an entire book full of Ryan Gosling. […]

for the self proclaimed foodie who likes shopping for measuring spoons and knows about every restaurant in town*

*99% of this is off of my own christmas list. hopefully Santa will be kind to me this year! Beer & Food Calendar Could there be a better way to keep track of the passing days than with beer & snack combinations? I think not. Especially when they’re this beautifully illustrated. Chemex Coffee Maker   […]

Miniature Apple Pie

One of the challenges in pie crust making (by challenge I mean blessing) is that it usually makes enough for 2 pies. And sometimes, you can use the other half for the crust/topping/deep dish-ifying of the pie, but other times, you’re stuck with extra crust. If I had a big family or other mouths to […]

for your little sister who is a total hipster and way cooler than you could ever hope to be

Its almost December!! I’m a sucker for the holidays and bursting with excitement over tree decorations, christmas cookies, christmas music, wrapping paper, and yes, even gift buying. I love picking out the perfect little somethings for all my favorite people, and this year, I’m putting together a gift ideas series. Look out for the posts […]