Are You Okay Spending Time By Yourself?

She's So Bright - Thoughts About Being Alone

Lately I’ve come across a few articles about how to deal with alone time. Either it’s advice for single people lacking a partner, or for ladies who find themselves without a husband for a night. Tips to keep you busy rather than twiddling your thumbs when you’re alone. Or how to contain your embarrassment for being seen …

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The Wonder of the Northern Lights

She's So Bright - The Wonder of the Northern Lights

When planning our trip to Iceland, I wanted to have the best possible chance to see the Northern Lights. You’re never guaranteed a show, but Jon thought by visiting at the most active time for the lights – the vernal equinox – we would have a good chance. During the …

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The Lovely Mess on Eva’s Desk

She's So Bright - The Lovely Mess on Eva's Desk

A little taste of what’s been happening lately in my life, based on what you’ll find on my desk. Clockwise from top left: 1. Hair Therapy and Nail Therapy – Snagged these at Anthropologie’s checkout while grabbing a gift for a friend. I’ve never seen a mask for nails, so …

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Into the Ice Caves of Vatnajökull

She's So Bright - Into the Ice Caves of Vatnajökull

Vatnajökull glacier is the largest icecap in Iceland, spanning nearly eight percent of the entire island. While driving southeast along the ring road you simply cannot miss the sightings of the huge glacier fingers, called outlet glaciers, of which there are more than 30. They are slowly carving out the …

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Spring Cleaning Out My Closets

She's So Bright - Spring Cleaning Out My Closet

There is currently a giant pile of clothes atop every surface of my bedroom. Winter jackets laying on spring dresses, shoes in boxes piled up on the floor, and all my winter items from Iceland – some of which were purpose bought for that trip – have nowhere to live. …

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Happy Easter Weekend!

She's So Bright - Happy Easter Weekend!

Easter weekend is always a nice time. I have sisters visiting, with egg hunts planned for my nieces and nephews, cookies will be baked, and we’ll all end up eating too many bagels and sweets as usual. While the holiday no longer has a religious meaning for me (I mostly …

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Current Obsession: Flavored Salt

She's So Bright - Current Obsession: Flavored Salt

My first memorable encounter with flavored salt came when tasting my wedding menu with my caterer Charlotte. We tasted something like 3 different starters, 5 entrées, and all kinds of little bites in her cozy Parisian apartment off of Rue Cler. Somewhere between the burrata and the lamb, she pointed …

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Is It Still the Weekend?

She's So Bright - Is It Still the Weekend?

After many years of working on my own businesses, often from home, I rarely take a real weekend. My breaks are throughout the normal day, but I don’t usually take Saturdays and Sundays to fully unwind and recharge – those days are for getting a head start on the week …

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