FAT CHANCE, CHARLIE VEGA Coming Soon to a Bookstore Near You

I’ve had two dreams since I was a kid. Fall in love with a funny, hot guy. Become a published author. I got to check number one off my list a long time ago, lucky to have fallen in love with my person at just 18 years old. And now I can cross number twoContinue reading “FAT CHANCE, CHARLIE VEGA Coming Soon to a Bookstore Near You”

Goin’ Back to Cali, Cali, Cali

My parents, my grandma, and I have officially mastered the four-day, cross-country vacation. This happened the first time in March 2017 and did a repeat this month — likely my final trip before baby arrives — and I couldn’t have asked for a better visit! In truth, it will likely be a while before IContinue reading “Goin’ Back to Cali, Cali, Cali”

Getting Ready for Two Babies: A Girl and a Book!

What’s better than one baby? Two! First: a beautiful, wiggly, growing baby girl that Bill and I are so excited to welcome into our lives. My due date is June 19, 2019, meaning there’s just 99 days until we say hello to her. It’s been so much fun preparing for her arrival. Oddly, Bill andContinue reading “Getting Ready for Two Babies: A Girl and a Book!”

Favorite Books of 2018

Read any good books in 2018? I definitely did. Here are a few of my favorites! Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay by Phoebe Robinson It’s hard to write a book that dissects feminism, cuts to the heart of racism and sexism, and also makes you want to pee your pants because you’re laughing so hard.Continue reading “Favorite Books of 2018”

5 Things I Learned About Lauren Conrad at Her Book Signing

I met Lauren Conrad on March 30 at her signing at R.J. Julia in Madison, Conn., for her latest book, “Celebrate.” I’ve been a huge fan of Lauren since high school. I’ve seen every episode of “Laguna Beach” and “The Hills” multiple times and I own all of her books. (Her series, L.A. Candy, isContinue reading “5 Things I Learned About Lauren Conrad at Her Book Signing”

Friday Favorites #16

A few things I’m loving this week! Ivy Park Because I’m into all things Beyonce, it’s only natural that I’d love Beyonce’s upcoming athletic clothing line, Ivy Park. I need everything in it ASAP. Can't wait to splurge on a wardrobe made of items from Beyonce's new athletic clothing line, Ivy Park, so I canContinue reading “Friday Favorites #16”

Things I Bought That I Love: The Book Fair Nostalgia Kit

While looking up ’90s-inspired gift ideas for my cousin, I stumbled across something called “The Book Fair Nostalgia Kit.” I thought only one thing: I must have it. It’s a collection of book-related items, including a vintage book popular in the ’80s or ’90s, meant to tap into that Scholastic Book Fair nostalgia. And with me,Continue reading “Things I Bought That I Love: The Book Fair Nostalgia Kit”