Author Archives: katie

About katie

Romantic. New Hampshire native. Boston Globe enthusiast. Go Gamecocks.

tomato soup for the soul.

On this very cold March day, I decided to create a meal that isn’t very diet friendly: tomato basil bisque & grilled cheese with truffle butter. I’ll start planning for bikini season tomorrow. After a first tasting, I decided I … Continue reading

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2016.

I haven’t written in a while. Sure, I have sat down to write many times, but just couldn’t formulate my thoughts enough to do them justice. Until today. If you could put a medical diagnosis on a period of time … Continue reading

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intolerance

in·tol·er·ance   inˈtäl(ə)rəns/ noun unwillingness to accept views, beliefs, or behavior that differ from one’s own. “a struggle against religious intolerance” synonyms: bigotry, narrow-mindedness, small-mindedness, illiberality, parochialism,provincialism; More Intolerance. When you look above at the definition- it’s horrible in orientation. Just … Continue reading

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social insanity.

Fun Fact: A third of all divorce filings in 2011 contained the word “Facebook,” according to Divorce Online. And more than 80 percent of U.S. divorce attorneys say social networking in divorce proceedings is on the rise, according to the … Continue reading

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beauty loyalty, take 2.

Happy Fall! The leaves that peak through my sky-light in the morning are bright with shades of oranges, reds and yellows. It’s stunning! Makes me happy and makes me think of all things pretty. New to my findings are some local, … Continue reading

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enough!

I’m in an “accident prone phase” and I don’t like it one bit. Sigh. I won’t deny that clumsiness runs in my family because it totally does. My father has had fireworks blow up in his face, my mom face-planted onto … Continue reading

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yes

I have been sitting on the details of our California trip for a couple weeks now. How much do I share? I have many pictures that I started emailing myself from my phone, but then I kinda decided I wanted … Continue reading

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the first 24 hours.

The first 24 hours of owning a home were certainly not boring. I’ll explain in 6 instances. 1. It rained the morning of the close. I had this theory, like some people do with weddings, that if it rains, that must be … Continue reading

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home.

It’s official: I’m an adult! Just went through the home-buying process for the first time. Well, not officially, as we close on June 23, but the paperwork is all done and approved. I thought I would run through the process for … Continue reading

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buy local.

Although the title of this post typically would apply to patronizing boutique mom-and-pop retail store locations and farms, I am going to apply it to a world I deal with daily: advertising media. I work mostly with the advertising of national luxury … Continue reading

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