The one law of economics affecting your goals

It’s peach season, and I’m obsessed. I’m the person who buys a box of peaches at the farmer’s market and eats one before she leaves, doing a funny half-squat move so that the juice doesn’t drip all over. I was peeling some of my peaches for cobbler (I prefer mine au...

The only rules of life you need to know

The other day I woke up nice and early and started my morning routine. Make some coffee, put away the dishes, journal for a bit. Since I love podcasts, I popped in my headphones for a morning session.  But I quickly found myself distracted and unable to listen. It was...

Ask this when you’re feeling the pressure

The first time I got to paint an apartment, I went all out. Bright turquoise for the living room and cheerful coral for the kitchen. No minimalist eggshell or muted gray here! Soon after painting, I found some new pillows at Target in the exact same shades and knew I...

Are you getting distracted from your goals?

I’ve always loved looking at houses. These days, everyone loves creeping on Zillow, but as a kid, I combed through the real estate section of the newspaper and was probably the only eight-year-old who knew what a “WBF” was.  My search is a bit more realistic now as my...

I had to get a better look…

I was on my daily walk when I spotted them. They were showstoppers. I immediately crossed the street to get a better look. What stopped me in my tracks? House plants.  They sat on a cheap white table between the sidewalk and a Subaru, green leaves gleaming in the sun....