Glass beads! Frames! Sculptures! Cups! Ornaments! Your crafty little hands can create a glass masterpiece of your own if you pop on over to the Corning Museum of Glass in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Though I admit to having been terrified of the roaring fire and molten glass before starting, the guidance [...Read More!]
Archives for November 2015
Now in the third trimester of my second pregnancy, I’ve made enough maternity fashion mistakes to confidently give you the skinny (er, plumpie?) on how to buy dresses for comfort and cuteness as your bump grows. To illustrate each point, I’ve partnered with my favorite dress brand, Leota, which was started by my college friend Sarah, and [...Read More!]
During my travels in Turkey this year, I fell in love with the country’s rainbow-vibrant markets. Walk with me now as we explore the beautiful outdoor shopping street in Sirince, Turkey, which is just a few minutes from the famed ancient ruins of Ephesus, near the west coast of the country.
Sirince itself is a delightfully picturesque hillside town that brings [...Read More!]
“Why aren’t you kissing the penguin?” asked the trainer. “Go on, put your lips on the penguin’s head!” I drew closer, puckering my lips, but hovering a centimeter from the downy feathers.
“Are you scared?” asked the trainer.
“I’m pregnant!” I replied. “I know pregnant women aren’t supposed to eat raw fish, and smooching a penguin seems a similar [...Read More!]
Just because you are married, have children, or are pregnant, it does not mean you must give up your passions… even if one of those passions is traveling alone!
In a wild incarnation of this anthem, I’ve just returned from a solo 9-day trip in the United Arab Emirates, and — ohh — did it ever satisfy [...Read More!]