Why It Sometimes Sucks to Be a Penelope

July 9, 2015

by Penelope Loves Lists Founder Meredith Monday Schwartz Sometimes, it sucks to be a Penelope. The Organized One. The Together Chick Everyone Can Rely On. It can suck. Over the course of my life, I’ve been teased by classmates, resented by co-workers, I’ve even lost a marriage over my Penelope ways. I hate snarky, back-handed […]

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Think You’re Not Creative? 5 Ways to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone and Find Your Inner Artist

July 7, 2015

Usually, guest posts happen because someone approaches a blogger and asks to submit some content. This is NOT the case here. I connected with Jenn Sharp on Facebook (you’re all fans of the Penelope FB page, right?) and she (really nicely) challenged some of the things I was saying about my inability to be creative. […]

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A Life in Lists :: The Good Life is…

July 3, 2015

A life in lists, a new series from Penelope Loves Lists. Appropriate, right? This list: the good life is… by Meredith Monday Schwartz. Want to be featured in this series? Email your list to penelopeloveslists AT gmail. COM.

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The “Leaving for a Trip” Checklist :: a customizable list for you

July 2, 2015

by Penelope Loves Lists Contributor Jennifer Ahearn I have lots of lists when I get ready to travel. We all do, right? I might have a list of the things we want to do on our trip and even a shopping list for groceries once we arrive. Sometimes I need a packing list of clothes that […]

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5 Ways To Feel a Little Bit Healthier Each Day

June 30, 2015

It’s taken me 41 years, but I think I’ve finally come up with a system that keeps both my body and mind feeling mostly good on most days. I’ve tried a lot of things: diets, meal plans, no coffee, lots of coffee, no exercise, way too much exercise. You get the drift. No extreme ever […]

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Pretty Office Supplies :: in a Mint Mood

June 26, 2015

by  Penelope Loves Lists Founder Meredith Monday Schwartz Who’s in a mint mood? Everyone at Penelope Loves Lists has been dreaming of some minty fresh, girly office supplies as the weather turns warm. Here are our favorites, clockwise from top left: Martha Stewart File Folders Wallpaper from Design Love Fest Magnetic Weekly Planner Edison Pencil […]

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This Week’s List :: 5 Food Blogs We Love

June 25, 2015

I love food. I am fascinated by restaurants. I am enamored of chefs. I am inspired by recipes. During one period in my life, I inhaled food tv like it was as essential to life as oxygen. I’ve learned a LOT of my general food knowledge through TV chefs, plenty of time in all types […]

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