everything I know about love

Dolly Alderton’s everything I know about parties, dates, friends, jobs, life, love is the memoir that every twenty-something, thirty-something needs. Dolly documents the years leading up to her 30th birthday – the relationships, the friendships, the moments she’ll never forget and the nights she wishes she could. I laughed, I cried, and I found myself…

Dreams About My Dad

When my dad passed away in November – my life changed forever – I remember writing about it once, how my life would always be separated into two parts, the time before and the time after my dad died – I’m now living in the part after my dad died. Grief is an emotion that’s…

In the Past 365 Days

In the past 365 days, I finished my first semester of graduate school, I got in an accident that totaled my car, I got a new car, I got a new job, I left an old job, I lost my dog, I lost a parent, I gained a friend, I moved to a new town,…

The Best 6-Ingredient Apple Crisp Recipe

Nothing says bliss quite like the smell of apples and cinnamon baking at 350 degrees in the oven, combined with butter, oats, flour, brown sugar, and of course love. I thought today was the perfect day to share my Mom’s apple crisp recipe, while I usually only bake this in the fall – these rainy,…

A Round Up of My Favorite Blog Posts I've Ever Written

Hi all! I wanted to post a quick round up of my favorite blog posts, from well… my own blog. If you’re like me, you might be feeling a bit like you’ve consumed everything there is to consume on the internet – well, if that’s the case and you ended up here, I wanted to…

Nordstrom's 25% Off Sale

THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Nordstrom is currently doing 25% off EVERYTHING. I’ve been successfully practicing social distancing for 5 whole days – I hadn’t left my house in 5 whole days – I deserve this, you deserve this, we ALL deserve this. So, here are my picks from the Nordstrom sale! First, I…

The Apartment Edit – Living and Dining Room

Hi everyone! Today’s post is three months in the making, well more like three years in the making – Darren and I moved in in mid-December and we are FINALLY feeling so settled. Moving in together has been a dream for years – one that we’re finally living and we’ve honestly just been soaking it…

Things That (Sometimes) Make Me Better

I just finished reading Matt Haig’s Reasons to Stay Alive, a brilliant book on depression and anxiety and all the reasons to, well, stay alive. My favorite quote from the book goes, “once the storm is over you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure,…

19 Best Things I Bought in 2019

Hi everyone – welcome back – today’s post is a little different, instead of grabbing a Kleenex, grab your credit card because I’m breaking down the 19 best things I bought in 2019! 1. Revlon Hairdryer First things first, I bought this hair dryer at the recommendation of an Instagram influencer and while it’s never…