potluck

287 articles
3 Things:  Summer Camp

3 Things: Summer Camp

Netflix recently debuted Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp and it got me thinking about summer camp. Me thinking looks a lot like this... I'd always wanted to go and finally managed to nag my parents into letting me do one week at Girl Scout camp during the summer before 5th grade. Once there, it became apparent that…
GlobeIn subscription box review

GlobeIn subscription box review

It’s no secret that we heart this hearts subscription boxes. But really, who doesn’t? A box of surprises dropped on your doorstep, valued at more than what you paid for it? Duh. But when said box can give back too, that’s when the love is TRULY felt. Enter GlobeIn. GlobeIn curates theme boxes that bring the world directly to you.…
It’s sweet to do what you love: My #SkinnyCowSecret

It’s sweet to do what you love: My #SkinnyCowSecret

I used to end every night with a book. I'd wash my face, apply my multiple potions, grab whatever book I was currently reading and get at least an hour in before calling it a night. But as life gets busier, and I get increasingly more exhausted from it, I find I can't do that anymore. Because within minutes of…
The Glow App: Track your period, fertility and much more

The Glow App: Track your period, fertility and much more

“So…when are you going to give me a grandchild?” Without fail, that is the question that comes up in all conversations with my mother. Sometimes she waits a respectful 10 minutes before she asks. But other times, it’s a text with just this question alone, once even in ALL CAPS (I can only imagine this was after a particularly cute…
Virtual Mad Men Party winners: New York, here we come

Virtual Mad Men Party winners: New York, here we come

Remember the virtual Mad Men party for the mid-season 7 premiere we were part of? You know the one; 50+ blogs shared their favorite Mad Men inspired food and drink recipes (many from the Unofficial Mad Men cookbook) and Heather whipped up Shrimp Curry Canapés and Whiskey Sours. Well, what you may not have known is that there was a…
3 things: spring (and shopping!)

3 things: spring (and shopping!)

The calendar has flipped to May and summer is on its way! For many, this was a harsh winter and summer can not get here fast enough. But let's not let spring slip by just yet - it's time to play another round of 3 things and celebrate the waning spring season - and talk a little shopping. April Showers…
3 things: time after time

3 things: time after time

It's another round of 3 things and this week we're talking about time. From showers to hair styling to makeup, makeup, makeup - how long do you take to get ready to face the world? Let's play! • How much time to you spend getting ready in the morning for your typical day? If I'm working from home, I skip…
3 Things: Leaving on a Jet Plane

3 Things: Leaving on a Jet Plane

Forget New Year's resolutions, come mid January I normally have grown weary of winter-y weather and am dreaming of a great vacation. And while a white sandy beach and a tropical cocktail sounds great right now, if you recently traveled for the holidays you'll recall that packing and airports can kind of suck. So this week, we're playing a round…
The Langham Huntington, Pasadena: we heart this field trip

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena: we heart this field trip

In late 2014, I got to check an item off my bucket list. An item that I really don't know why it took me so long to complete, considering its subject has been within mere miles for my entire LA existence. It was a stay at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena and it did not disappoint. The iconic hotel marked its…
Name one thing you’d like to change about yourself

Name one thing you’d like to change about yourself

Did you know that the "we" in "we heart this" goes beyond the co-editors? While Stef and I created the site, we'd never be able to carry on without our writers; 16 of the brightest chicks around who specialize in DIY, fashion, food, pop culture and, of course, beauty. We also couldn't carry on without YOU, dear reader. So over…