Author Archives: Beth Hassett

Planning a Wedding on a Budget in 3 Weeks

The key to success on this one is to be very blessed to have helpful and talented friends and family. Mid -August, my boyfriend Devin, got a call asking if he wanted to apply for a position in Italy for […]

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All These Rainy Weekends Are Making Me Fat

I was fortunate enough to spend last week on St. George Island, Florida. It was perfect. It took a couple days to be able to calm my mind down and relax, but the sunbeams were able to work down past […]

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Perils of the Pencil Skirt

Pinterest did not properly prepare me for the hazards of wearing a pencil skirt. After months of seeing Pinterest posts of cute outfits involving pencil skirts, when it came time to step up my work wardrobe it was my first […]

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Make Sure You’re Fully Committed Before Going on Cleaning Strike

*Disclaimer: I love my boyfriend to pieces, I really do. Also, his apartment lacks the necessary appliances (a washer and a dryer and a dishwasher) for making cleaning easy. I like to think that would make a huge difference. It’s […]

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My First Week as an Aunt

Usually my weeklong holiday break back to Michigan is quiet and relaxing. I refuse to leave the house except for Christmas Eve church, or one night to go see old friends. The rest of the time I lay around in […]

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New Year’s Eve 2013

I’ve spent the past two New Year’s Eves, quite contentedly I’d like to add, having some wine and cooking a nice dinner with a couple friends. Long gone are my days of being able to party till 4 a.m. on […]

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Pinterest

It took me a long time to join in the Pinterest craze. I didn’t really get what the hype was about and I don’t really have enough time to have another internet addiction. Facebook already keeps me occupied enough. What […]

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Zero Trick-or-Treaters Again?!

This is the third year I have sat with a bucket of candy hoping for trick-or-treaters to come. I think it is the cutest thing seeing all of their costumes. Sadly, apartment complexes are not trick-or-treating destinations. This year though, […]

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Parents Coming to Visit

My dad is coming to visit this weekend! I’m very excited to see him, as I haven’t been home to Michigan in months and months. Though my parents have been happily married for 36 years, they prefer to visit separately. […]

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It’s Camping Weather!

There’s something about sitting under a sky full of stars and being mesmerized by a roaring campfire that soothes the soul. Or maybe it’s the gooey delicious s’more that melts all over my hands that’s soothing. Either way, I love […]

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