Envy: the fuel of resolutions (but it's not always a bad thing!)

It's that time of year where we start thinking about the ways we can make our lives better (aka, time for RESOLUTION EXTRAVAGANZA). Sadly, many of our resolutions come out of a process that includes a whopping dose of envy. We see someone enjoying something good (whether a trait or an object) and we think, … Continue reading Envy: the fuel of resolutions (but it's not always a bad thing!)

The hope of Christmas

Last year I wrote a series about my 12 joys of Christmas. It was fun, a little out of character for my blog in general, and ended up being a nice bit of fluff during a stressful time of year. This year, however, I'm feeling... blue. Melancholy. Grieving. I feel just as much joy as … Continue reading The hope of Christmas

Christmas morning recipe alert: Overnight Lilikoi Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

It's less than a week to Christmas, so of course I am thinking about FOOOOOD. I am obsessed with creating environments. I love making places pretty, love picking out just the right candle scents, love finding the perfect music to evoke the right feelings for the occasion, and, above all, love finding just the right … Continue reading Christmas morning recipe alert: Overnight Lilikoi Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting