I wrote this blog post a few months ago. It wasn’t easy to write, and it’s not easy for me to read now. But I think it’s an important topic, and one we don’t like to talk about simply because it’s not easy to discuss. There’s a chance, though, that my words may speak to … More The Other Side of Writing
It’s time for Kristin to take off her whimsical hat and put on serious hat, because we need to talk about something real today kids. *waits for you all to put on very serious hats* I, and many of you, dear readers, are on social media a lot. Between Facebook, Twitter, blogs, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram, … More Hard Lines and Social Media
I am both shy and introverted.* Dreadfully shy and extremely introverted. I used to get nervous calling to order pizza. As a newspaper reporter, I would shake violently before interviews. I’ve overcome a lot of this, but I still have to fight against my own nature when dealing with social situations. And I get a lot … More The Worst Possible Advice to Give a Shy Person
In case you don’t know, I got married a couple weeks ago. And now that I have some distance from the event, I can share some of my hard-earned wisdom. 1. Learn to pick your battles. Realize that every time you point out something that doesn’t look the way you expected or doesn’t play out how … More Wedding Lessons I Learned… From My Own Wedding
Today marks the Summer Solstice. This is the longest day of the year, and the start of summer. It’s funny—it’s always struck me that we should mark summer from the days getting longer, not the days reaching their longest and then starting to wane. Summer is not my favorite season. I love tomatoes, yes, and green … More Summertime
I’m sorry guys. I tried not to do it, but you guys are getting some wedding content this week. I’m getting married in six days, give me a break! We’ll get back to regularly scheduled programming when I get back from sunny Mexico. In the mean time, we’ll have some guest posts, some goofy wedding … More My Top 10 TV/Movie Weddings
These are my infamous (and fabulous) blue wedding shoes. That’s a five-inch stiletto, folks. Wish me luck.