Christmas Swag

Well, hello! It’s been a minute, hasn’t it? I’ve been taking the last week or so to focus on reading, and friends, and family. It’s been lovely. I’ve tried to be less on my devices; I didn’t even take my inevitable laptop any of the places we traveled. To be fair, I knew there would…

Hello There – Update

Jen P. Hello all! It’s been awhile, again. I wanted to update you on what’s been happening in my life, and perhaps explain why I’ve been so absent for so long.  First things first – I got a job! I’m still working my first job in bridal, but now I have a second job as…

How to Rock Gift-Giving Every Year

As a quintessential broke college student, it can be tough for me to get people gifts for the holidays. I glory in finding the perfect present, and if I had my way, I’d get gifts for everyone I like or love. That being said, I am still a broke college student, one doing her best…

How to Give the Best Gifts

The holidays are coming up, and coming up fast. No matter what you celebrate, or if you celebrate at all, you likely have some kind of obligation to give someone a gift. It could be for a religious or cultural holiday, or for a birthday, or a host gift for a party. If you’re totally…

Before and After: Brie

Before. After. Brie. The little mutt that makes my life so much brighter. Brie came to me about two years ago. She’s about three years old now. She’d lived the first year or so of her life on the streets of Puerto Rico. When she was picked up, she had hookworm, mange, no fur, and,…

Graduation Gift Guide

As summer approaches, so does graduation season. Whether graduating from college or graduate school, these are all great presents for the grad(s) in your life. Gift cards You can never go wrong with a gift card, and definitely not with cash. A lot of times college and master’s or doctorate graduates already have many of…