Attending #BlogHer16: Goals For My First Blogging Conference

Posted by Thursday, July 28, 2016 2 3

In less than a week, I’ll be at my very first #BlogHer conference — and I’m totally terrified! I have been blogging for two years and a journalist since, well, high school, but this is the first time I’ll be attending a blogging conference, and I don’t know how qualified I feel going in to ...

Why Renters’ Insurance Is So Important

Posted by Monday, July 25, 2016 0 1

To protect you and your property, renters' insurance is dollar for dollar the best insurance policy on the market — or so says the best insurance agent in the world, Steve Maas. Okay, ya, he’s my dad, but that doesn’t change the fact that he is right. You see, because I was raised by an ...

Why You Should Go ‘Universal’ With Your Registry

Posted by Thursday, July 21, 2016 0 0

We may not be far in to the wedding planning process — honestly, I’m still on my post-engagement To Do list — but we’ve already started a registry. I’m not gonna call it a "wedding registry," because it isn’t for wedding gifts. It's for engagement gifts — though etiquette dictates that you are not required to ...

How To Throw A Mac & Cheese Bar Dinner Party

Posted by Tuesday, July 19, 2016 0 0

Last weekend we had the second best couple in the world over for a dinner party. I always try to do something new every time we have people over, partly because I love to try new recipes and partly because I love being a good hostess. So when I came up with the idea to ...

Getting Engaged: 12 Things To Do After He Pops The Question

Posted by Sunday, July 17, 2016 0 1

Ethan and I are officially engaged. And that sounds so weird to say, even though I knew marriage was in the cards for us before he ever popped the question. We have been together for a little over four years, have been living together for over two years now, and have talked about getting married on ...