The 6AM Club & Success Before Breakfast

I've been trying recently (without much luck) to become a member of the 6AM Club, which meets most weekdays at my apartment. Usually it's just my boyfriend and his Jambox, but that's not to say big thinkers won't be stopping for french pressed Zeke's and plain oatmeal. I recently read the quick tome by Laura… Continue reading The 6AM Club & Success Before Breakfast


(Re)Introducing Sweet Lemon Magazine

Earlier this month Sweet Lemon Magazine underwent a huge makeover - a new look, new staff, and a slew of new contributors (including yours truly) to provide Gen-Y women with smart, timely editorial on a daily basis, branching away from the monthly magazine/blog feel. Written "by and for the Jane-of-all-trades," new content areas range from… Continue reading (Re)Introducing Sweet Lemon Magazine

Extreme Window Gardening

Over the long weekend I finally decided to take the plunge and start my very own window garden. As I may have mentioned, I have recently relocated with the boy and the dog to Washington D.C. to a beautiful corner apartment, which means tons of great sunny windows with nice, deep ledges. Personally, I know… Continue reading Extreme Window Gardening

How To Make Your Own Favorite Meatloaf

Dear god do I hate meatloaf. I find the whole concept incredibly repulsive, especially that terrible, barbaric name - meatloaf, gag. And no, please don't try to reason with me. I hate your meatloaf, I hate your mom's meatloaf, I hate my mom's meatloaf, but I must say I'm truly starting to love my meatloaf.… Continue reading How To Make Your Own Favorite Meatloaf

A Midwestern New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve in the Midwest can be rough. It's cold, slushy and lacks adequate public transportation, which kind of puts a damper on, well, everything. Party hopping, wearing cute shoes, and leaving your coat at home are not advised, but here are some New Year's traditions a Midwestern girl can get excited for no… Continue reading A Midwestern New Year’s Eve