#for30more giveaway #14: Acupuncture and personal training/reflexology

Another day, another giveaway! And #for30more just inched past $17K and could hit $18K in the next three days--if you all make it happen. Today brings two giveaways (so two winners!): An appointment with my amazing acupuncturist, Marina Gan,  valued at $125, and a 1-hr personal training session OR a 1-hr reflexology session with Perfect …

#for30more giveaway #12: Art, art, and more art!

Happy Friday, friends! Today's #for30more giveaway comes from some crazy talented people and is focused on the art. We'll have SIX winners! First up, "Tiny Notes" from my friend Madeline's mom, Twink. Twink is donating two packs of 8 cards/envelopes worth $15 each. Check out her Etsy store and follow her on Twitter to see more! My lovely friend, …

#for30more giveaway #4: Four (4) tickets for Tours & Crawls Baltimore or Annapolis

I'm so excited about today's #for30more giveaway because I'm actually doing the Tours & Crawls tonight! Steve and I are catching up with my fantastic friends Jes and Rachel of Intrinsic Events and going on a haunted pub tour in Fells Point. (Keep an eye on my Instagram/Twitter/Facebook accounts for the play-by-play.) While there are several options, …

#for30more giveaway #2: $25 gift cards to Blue Hill, Shiso, and Tavern on the Square

$4K in three days?? That's phenomenal! You're all rocking #for30more. Ready for another awesome giveaway? The amazing team at Blue Hill Tavern (which I reviewed way back in '09), Shiso Tavern, and Tavern on the Square donated SEVEN (7) $25 gift cards to each restaurant, so today's giveaway will have SEVEN winners! Each winner will …

#for30more giveaway #1: $50 to Local Color Flowers

In case you missed it, Katharine launched an awesome fundraiser yesterday, #for30more. You can read all about why she wants 30 more years as her 30th birthday wish and why I support the cause. Over $2K were raised in first day—but we can't stop yet! To make the fundraiser even more exciting, we've partnered with …

4 tips for acting like a socialite* while maintaining your sanity

I consider myself someone who loves to be social but also appreciates a good night on the couch. Most weeks, I have 2-3 things going on after work/on the weeks, but I try to balance it with plenty of nights in. Last week, though, I was a crazy busy socialite* with back-to-back events. On Tuesday, …

5 things Friday

It's been a busy week! I'm pretty much exhausted, but from really fun, important things. Here are five things that I'm reading/loving/wanting this Friday: Homemade, natural pet repellent: We have a new couch and two new rugs—and our one cat, Jack, loves them. Love to scratch them, that is, and the store-bought sprays work well, but they're …