Is This Thing On?

Hello! It's November 5, 2019—exactly 524 days since my last post—and, uh... a lot of shit has gone down. I did Whole 30 again, got very into yoga, got engaged, opened an Etsy shop, changed jobs, moved to Seattle, got very into Pilates, married Drew, spent two weeks in India, and am now Allison Guiney. [...]

Shout

Yeah, I know it's Friday. But like I said before, weddings happen. So let's skip the bickering. I get heated about a lot of Writing "Wednesday" topics, but this one is easily Top 5. Exclamations are so overused it actually kills me. Years are taken off of my life anytime someone ends every sentence in a message [...]

Sugar

Drew and I are 2.5 weeks into the Whole30 program and I have a lot of thoughts. If you're not familiar with the Whole30, it's a diet free of all sugar, grains, dairy and legumes. Basically all of the things I love. No big deal. Oh, and alcohol. The premise is that each one could be doing weird things to [...]

I’m So Excited

Don't you dare think for one second that I forgot about Writing Wednesday. I most certainly did not. And I can't tell you how pained I was to hit the hay late last night without first sharing insights into the world of words and punctuation. But this week has been kicking. my. butt. To the point [...]

So Fresh, So Clean

I don't know about you, but nothing—nothing—makes me feel more accomplished than a full day of cleaning. It could be spent scrubbing, vacuuming, folding laundry, I don't care. As long as I can go to bed knowing a guest could show up and not be disgusted by at least one corner of my house, I'll sleep [...]