Like the rest of America, I’m hooked on Tidying Up, the new Netflix series where Japanese organizational expert Marie Kondo helps people clean up their messy-ass houses. And also like the rest of America, I’ve purged half of my shit using Marie’s trademark Konmari system. I took to Facebook Live earlier this week for a tour of my newly-organized closet.

I’m officially a grown up. For the first time in my 44 years on Earth, “practical” things dominated my Christmas wish list.

When you’re both a crafty queen and a Christmas whore, the holidays really are the most wonderful time of the year. Here are some of my favorite recent creations.

Todd and I just visited Amsterdam as the city was kicking off its Christmastime festivities. So beautiful! And oddly specific. I’ve never seen so much blackface in my life. Or women singing seductively to teddy bear puppets.

Five years ago, one of the most traumatic events of my (admittedly sheltered) life happened. I got trapped in Spanx in a Nordstrom dressing room. Here’s how it happened.

For one night — and one spooky night only — the Koches have resurrected our favorite singers for an encore performance. Presenting #GoneTooSoon!