A Modern Commonplace Book

Make life simple again.

Frustrated with the never-ending treadmill? Drowning in to-do lists? Unable to get dinner on the table?

Welcome to your people.

Let's do this together.

Stop Meal Planning

Sign up to get 5 dinner recipes emailed to you weekly - and make your evenings simple again.

 

Meet my New Haircut: The “Lob”

So I get my hair chopped off today. I am definitely a long-hair kind of gal (I have nightmares about getting a short ‘do), but this summer calls for a new look. Enter: The “Lob”. Apparently, the “lob” is all the rage. It is simply, a “long bob”. But, its everywhere! Let me know what […]

Continue Reading

Signs That You are “Working” Too Much

Signs that you are working too much 2

Around my house, I use the word “working” as code for “blogging”. When my husband asks what I am doing, I can get away with the answer “Just some more work!” (Now, in all fairness, these first three months have been work! I spend more time dealing with phrases like “CSS”, “DNS propagation”, “SEO”, “PHP”, […]

Continue Reading

A Review of Four Favorite Self Tanners

Here is all my (up-until-now) research about my favorite sunless tanners! I don’t spend a lot of money on self-tanner. And, I am picky about self-tanner! My normal tanning routine is to shower and exfoliate at night, and shower again in the morning. All opinions are mine.   L’Oreal Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Lotion Why I […]

Continue Reading

The Five Minute Facial

Five Minute Facial

It is hard to leave a a 3-day weekend and head back to the office. This morning I needed an immediate pick-me-up! I only had a few extra minutes, so I relied on my favorite skincare treatment: the Five Minute Facial. This is my favorite weekly splurge – either on a lazy weekday night before […]

Continue Reading

What is Memorial Day?

While many of us think of Memorial Day as the unofficial beginning of summer, I hope all of us take time to stop and remember the true meaning of Memorial Day – to remember those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom. Sometimes I forget how proud am I of those who have […]

Continue Reading