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10 Truths About Love & Wine ❤️ 🍷

Wine is liquid love in a fancy glass.  There is something lovely about curling up with a glass of red on a chilly evening and taking in the flavors of my favorite wine regions, a couple of which I’m about to move to over coming months.  I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t excited…

At 35, I Still Eat Cake For Breakfast

Pairs Well With…”Act as young as you feel.  You’re not getting older, you’re getting more entitled to be your fabulous self.” – Gwen Stefani I love birthdays. If I have to get specific, my birthday. Growing up, we had a tradition in my house that you got to eat cake for breakfast on your birthday….

I Never Saw It Coming…

Pairs Well With…”Take a Bow” by Rihanna Where do I EVEN begin?!?!  There are no words, and I am beside myself.  BESIDE. My. Self. None.  I never deserved to be treated this way.  Ever.  In hindsight, you never deserved me in the first place.  And I am disgusted and sick to my stomach that I’ve…

The Flirtini Martini

Pairs Well With… Sunshine + Summer + A Patio In my opinion, everyone needs a mid-week martini lunch once in a while, and if you’re a female, to be a “lady who lunches” when the mood strikes.  As a kickoff to summer fun in Minneapolis, I invited my sister over to enjoy a sunny lunch…

Top 10 First Date Ideas

Pairs Well With… A positive frame of mind + A glass of wine + The Great Love Debate The overwhelming percentage of first dates usually falls into the category of one of these three: Dinner, Drinks, or Coffee.  Now I don’t consider coffee to really be a first date, more like a pre-interview to qualify…

Single vs. Taken: A Comparison

Pairs Well With… Knowing what you want in life + Understanding your relationship potential At various points in our life, we debate whether we want to be single or in a relationship. Am I ready?  Can I do this?  Do I want to do this?  Have I achieved what I want by myself? Am I a…

10 Best Dating Lessons

Pairs Well With… “Wait for someone who keeps you sane, but also drives you crazy in all the right ways.” – Unknown My first boyfriend’s name was Skittles. (Insert ridiculous joke here.) You can imagine how that one has followed me around for my entire life, and if you have the same kind of friends that…

Beneath Your Beautiful

Pairs Well With… “Beneath Your Beautiful” by Labrinth feat. Emeli Sande If you’ve ever done a free fall before, you know that you are at the mercy of sixty seconds unknown, gravity and trust and that they all work together to get you to the ground.  It’s your job to trust the ground below you,…

Let Me Upgrade You

Pairs Well With…”Trading Up” by Goodwin Growing up, I never thought I was capable of love.  Being loved, yes, but being in love, maybe not so much.  Why?  I can’t say for certain, but it was just this feeling I had. You know that feeling like when you’ve heard something before but can’t quite put your finger…