This “Humans of New York” story stayed with me more than any other

If you follow Humans of New York, you know that Brandon, the creator and photographer, has been profiling refugees. I read every HONY story, but one from the other day really stuck with me. I wanted to share it here in one place since it was actually seven different posts. I can't help but feel like …

Help Dana decide which Warby Parker glasses to keep!

My co-worker and friend, Dana, ordered Warby Parker glasses and needs help deciding which ones to keep. Just like when I receive Stitch Fixes, I want to harness the power of the Internet to help her. Without farther ado ... which pair should she keep? Any feedback is appreciated!

5 things I’ve saved to Pocket and finally read

Do you use Pocket? It's a site/extension where you can save articles to read later. Unfortunately, when I use tools like this (including Facebook's Save feature), I don't always go back to read what I've bookmarked. Since I've been saving things since March 2014, I figured I'd take a moment and scroll through Pocket and …

Support breast cancer research w/Haribo (and win gummi candies!)

The pink hue that hovers over October can be a little overwhelming, but if you're a family member of breast cancer survivors like I am, you appreciate all that's been done to fund breast cancer research and get us closer to the cure. When I was offered the chance to share about Haribo's gummi candy's partnership with National …

5 things Friday: Me & Martha, passport woes, and more

Here are five things that I learned this week: Martha Stewart and I share a fondness for gin. I don't like Chex Mix, but Chex Mix Popped? This is a whole other ballgame. This stuff is addictive, especially the Sweet & Salty. Examiner.com is now requiring 1500 words for articles. That's almost twice as many …

3 days in Pleasantville — or Charlottesville, VA

Now that I've recapped the actual race, how about a recap of our visit to Charlottesville? Steve and I had never been there but heard great things from Katharine and everything that I read on KERF. We arrive in Charlottesville on Friday afternoon and checked into our airbnb rental. (If you've never used the site, I highly recommend …