Best Rose Wines: An Amateur’s Guide

ICYMI National Rosé Day is on Saturday. To celebrate, founder Bodvár Hafström is reportedly taking his fancy name to Marina del Rey Hotel and sipping on his fancy collection of the best rose wines with a bunch of fancy people. For me, a fancy Saturday is drinking Kirkland Signature Prosecco (that’s Costco, people) and watching…

Ways to Go to Sleep When You’re Just Flopping Around

“Sweetie! You’re floppin’ like a fish!” That was my dad at bedtime on most vacations. Young Court stayed up way too late on a cot at Knights Inn, usually air cycling. I can still be a restless flopper, but these days I’m awake pondering infinity, searching for brunch recipes, or reading about America’s Most Wanted…

Best Breakfast: It’s Smoothie Time, Y’ALL

Friends, I love everything about food. I cherish my Monday trips to the grocery store — and would totally dominate Supermarket Sweep (which is returning to TV, amen). I even enjoy putting it away in the kitchen. Of course, cooking and EATING are also two of my favorite things. My second stop after waking (you…

Gift Guide: 5 Sparks for Making Gifts More Meaningful

For years and years, my parents have gifted me “fun” socks. Bright colors, cats, Santa hats. Fun socks are a staple on birthdays and Christmas because my parents know they make me happy. My mom and dad have always given the most thoughtful gifts. When I was 16, I received a necklace that belonged to…