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Zombie Blog Rises Again

By On October 20, 2019

It’s been two years since I stepped back from blogging and freelance writing. In that time, I’ve adopted a dog (Ziggy!), moved house, gone after and lost a promotion (& learned how to gracefully lose). I’ve thought so many times about coming back, but overwhelm always stops me. However, I think it’s finally time, because I need something that scratches…


Sponsors and Schnitzels: Updates of All Sorts

By On October 11, 2013

Very exciting news: My favorite things to have between my legs for more than an hour or two are now sponsors of Marvelous-Darling.com… BANDELETTES! If you recall my review, in which I extolled the virtues of these practical but sexy little numbers, then you know why I’m so excited. Bandelettes are pretty new on the market, and I’m really thrilled…


DuoLingo! Or: How I Trick Myself into Learning German

By On September 6, 2013

First of all, I’m sorry Mother-in-Law! We’ve busted out the language software a time or two, but we’ve found ourselves completely addicted to DuoLingo. Have you thought about learning Spanish, French, German, Italian, or another language? Maybe you don’t want to shell out for (or pirate) Rosetta Stone, or you just don’t think you want to learn that way. Sometimes,…


Little by Little

By On July 24, 2013

It feels like this entire wedding/moving process is taking forever, but it’s really coming up fast. The wedding is 16 days away, and we still need: a bow tie for him, shoes for me, and wedding bands for both of us. We’re thinking of going the Etsy route for bands, and I guess we need to make up our minds,…