New Month's Resolutions

Whichever way you stir it

Happy New Year! I can practically hear you saying "Elisa, it's been over a week since the year started. Late much?" Sorry, everyone. I always intended to wait a few days to write my first post of 2016, to allow us all to recover from our hangovers, lack of sleep, food comas, and all that comes with the holiday season; but I was delayed a few more days by the fact that my year started with a flare-up, and it took me a few days to quiet that ominous voice that, as it is according to Italian folklore, "what you do the first of the year, you do all year" which would suuuuuck. So let's not do that. This year, I am refusing to put stock in that particular bit of tradition and choosing to go … [Keep reading...]

Adorable baby stuff. Pictured: mouse by, mocassins by Freshly Picked, blanket by Candy Kirby Designs

Loving it! The baby-fever issue

With my new baby niece (and goddaughter!) arriving two weeks ago, it's been baby fever all around. If you have a little love in your life for whom you want to get a little adorable something, here's … [Keep reading...]

Paris B&W

An abrupt awakening

The first thing I saw this morning when I got up was a notification from a friend who lives in Paris that she was safe, in the midst of what has been dubbed The Paris Terror Attacks. What??? It … [Keep reading...]

Breaking radio silence

Breaking radio silence

Well hello everyone, long time no see! Aside from one lonely post nearly a month ago, it's been crickets around here since the beginning of August. I have posted a few things on my Facebook page, … [Keep reading...]


Loving it!

Always wanted to do yoga but don't know where to start and really don't have the time or money for regular studio visits? DoYouYoga's Guide to a Yoga Home Practice has lots of helpful input. Got … [Keep reading...]