Food And Dating

One of the best things about the past year with my boyfriend Adam has been discovering our mutual love of food. We’ve searched for new restaurants to try together, showed off our favorite diehards, and have both created kitchen perfection for each other.

Here are a few of our favorite dishes: Continue reading “Food And Dating”

The Art of Singledom

I’ve been single for a while and I have to say it’s going very well.
Like…it’s working out. I think I’m the one.” – Emily Heller

After a ten year hiatus from the dating world, I finally started playing the game of dating two years ago and I got asked out for the first time by a human male when I was twenty-nine years old.

Before that historic day I did the online dating bit for a while, met nice people, but nothing continued on. The first person I ever dated was a when I was fourteen, I asked out the boy next door in a letter, and for about five years we dated until that inevitable teenage heartbreak.

I used to say I had mastered the art of being single, I still take pride in my hiatus, but being out there now, truly living this life of mine I find I don’t mind the heartbreak as much as I thought I would.

I’m still figuring it all out, taking chances, but still holding on to myself; here are a few items in our collection that made me confident that my dating or lack of dating wasn’t so very odd after all.


Click here to find The Curse of the Singles Table in the SPL catalogThe Curse of the Singles Table: A True Story of 1001 Nights Without Sex by Suzanne Schlosberg

I found Suzanne’s story humorous in such a real way. As a professional woman it’s still a shock to some to be single and without kids, especially those of us over thirty. Although the lack of sex life was definitely more secondary to the book, finding yourself and happiness in singledom was center stage. Most of us still want a bit of that fairytale, but being solid in who we are is the best foundation to making any dream come true, single or not. Continue reading “The Art of Singledom”