A Sneak Peek into My KonMari Kitchen Cabinet Reorganization

So I’m still not finished with my KonMari-inspired kitchen reorganization. I know! But looking at everything in my kitchen and determining if it sparks joy…

Using the KonMari Method to Spark Reinvention in the New Year

Note: For Goals Week, I’m sharing a significantly updated version of a post I wrote back in April about the book The Life-Changing Magic of…

My 10 Favorite Things at Trader Joe’s for Empty Nesters

I’m hardly the first blogger to write an “Oh My God, I just love Trader Joe’s” blog post. But on my monthly shopping trip there…

Old Fashioned Southern Apple Dumplings

I’ve become a little obsessed lately with spiral-bound cooking, which is cooking from the self-published cookbooks that every self-respecting Junior League and Ladies’ Circle in…

Good for the Body and Soul: Vegetarian Baked Ziti and Eggplant and Onions

It hit 85 degrees this weekend in Atlanta, but I stubbornly cling to the idea that fall is here. My body certainly thinks so; I’ve been…

Filling for Fall: Mushroom Lentil Soup

Fall often doesn’t come to Atlanta until well after the official start date so I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the cooler temperatures we’ve had lately.…

Biking the Atlanta Beltine

A few years ago I told a friend that Atlanta was a great place to live, but I wouldn’t want to visit here. That’s changed;…

This is what 54 looks like

No, it isn’t! I look 14 in that picture.