Keeping Love Alive While Staying Cool

Well, hot holy hell, it’s already August. The Sunday of summer is upon us and weather projections in my neck of the woods are as bleak and sweaty as usual. I’ve never been a big fan of August, but since my daughter decided to arrive in the sweltering cesspool of humidity I’ve decided I don’t…

How I Became A Mom

And so it happened. As I knew it inevitably would. You see once you are pregnant there is really a 100% chance of the baby eventually coming out into the world. I say eventually because sometimes, as is the case with my darling daughter, the child holds onto it’s warm amniotic home until you physically…

Wedded Bliss

In the past year and a half I have told you all about my stress, apathy, aggravation, and happiness over planning my wedding and this past Friday I got to see all of my dreams come to fruition.  I am now a married woman! During the planning process people felt the need to continuously tell…

Lessons of Life –

I wrote a Thanksgiving piece back in November that highlighted my grandparents and how amazingly awesome they are. I would like to reiterate that point now.  My grandparents are full of life, love and faith. They are exuberant, generous, happy, family-oriented, supportive, reliable sages and I cannot possibly express how lucky I am to have…

Wedding Wednesdays

There are 142 days left until my wedding, kids.  That is both the most exciting and most horrifying thing I have ever said in my entire life.  Nobody ever told me that wedding planning would be easy, and I never thought it would be. I have met girls foolish enough to think that it will be and…

Going to the Chapel…

Despite New York’s less than pleasant weather today, I am in a far better mood than I have ever been on a Thursday. In case you didn’t know, Thursday’s are the bane of my existence.  Anyway — Today marks the biggest countdown moment of my life, thus far.  In exactly one calendar year  I am…