Author Archives: Colleen

A Gem of an Etsy Shop

I dealt with two extremely heavy cases at work last week, so I didn’t have the energy to pick the Pomfret winner on Friday. My apologies! The winner is #27, Maureen! Mo, email me at thelunchboxdiaries[at]gmail[dot]com and I’ll put you … Continue reading

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Damn it, Internet

Cory and I are pretty active Longwood alumni. One of the many events Cory volunteers for is the etiquette dinner put on for students of the business school. After much coaxing, I got an invite, too. (Thanks, “Scott”!!) It’s a … Continue reading

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Pomfret Creations Jewelry Giveaway!

    Today I’m super excited to tell you about my friend Kim’s jewelry line, Pomfret Creations! I met Kim last March when we were bridesmaids in a mutual friend’s wedding. She’s as cute as a button and has such … Continue reading

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Virginia Wine Expo

This weekend was one that I had been looking forward to for weeks. The Virginia Wine Expo is one of my favorite events of the year! I mean, what’s not to love about walking around a convention center sampling Virginia … Continue reading

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On Unfriending

I have such a love/hate relationship with Facebook. I love it for the ability to connect with others, but I hate it for the way it makes comparisons to other people’s lives so easy.  Which is silly because, let’s be … Continue reading

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My Puppy Love Valentine

Here’s to my funny Valentine. My cuddly Valentine. My road trip Valentine. My sneaky, sneaky Valentine. My wanna-be wine thief Valentine. My sophisticated Valentine My mummy Valentine My ohhhmaaagahhhdd she’s so perfect in every way Valentine Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! … Continue reading

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Dear Body

Dear Body, I’m writing to you in hopes that you’ll accept my sincerest apology. I won’t beat around the bush: the things I’ve said about you over the years are completely horrendous and unacceptable. I’ve called you every negative name … Continue reading

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I Believe

I believe there is good in everyone. I believe dogs make life happier. I believe confident people are the most attractive people. I believe every single thing happens for a reason. I believe it’s immensely difficult to cope when we … Continue reading

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My Godfrey’s Experience

This weekend, one of my life dreams came true. I finally went to a drag show. When my neighbor suggested a trip to Godfrey’s I was pumped. I knew it would be like living a scene out of The Birdcage so I was … Continue reading

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Thoughts When my Alarm Goes Off for a Morning Workout

It was cold last night. There might be dangerous black ice on the road. I should play it safe and probably just stay here in bed.  It’s dark outside, and deer are outside. A deer outside in the dark might … Continue reading

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