Last month, I reflected on completing a 300-day streak of the New York Times crossword. Doing the crossword every day—and getting better at it over time—helped me reinforce my growth mindset: that each of us has the ability to learn, to grow, and to get better at...
I will always remember where I was when I realized what was happening on September 11, 2001. It was morning on the East Coast and I was in my undergraduate dorm, getting ready for my first class. One of my sorority sisters—the civic-minded one who always watched CNN...
Well, school has started! And with it the whirlwind mornings of getting young children up, washed and dressed, fed, and out the door on time without forgetting any of their stuff! There is so much to do in the morning that it’s important to do whatever we can ahead of...
What I learned from 300 days of doing the crossword is a growth mindset: each of us has the ability to learn and grow and get better at something over time.
I just love a beautiful and functional entryway. Here’s our journey to making an entryway space in a small home with no entryway!
Our small house has no entryway. IKEA, friend of small houses everywhere, helped us solve our home design problem with this incredible shoe cabinet!
The perfect summer cocktail combines the tastes of iced tea and lemonade with an Earl Grey–infused gin to create a refreshing drink for day or night!
In celebration of the new Top Gun: Maverick movie, here’s the Indian Ocean: Present Day cocktail, with two types of rum, blue curaçao, and fresh juices!
Here are the results of the ultimate apple tasting of Macoun, Honeycrisp, Evercrisp, Gala, Granny Smith, Envy, Pazazz, McIntosh, Fuji, Sugar Bee, and Empire.
What’s the best method for storing a strawberry for a week in the fridge? I experimented with three methods to find the winner: an airtight mason jar!