New Parenthood, Relationships

How to NOT be a Grinch

The holidays are my favorite time of year. I get all mushy for sweets, white twinkling lights, and Christmas movie marathons. This year as a new mama that is working full time, I get Grinchy (grouchy at Christmas) after a long day of work or when the Christmas lights are tangled. Here are some things that instantly lift my mood.…

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Style

Face Washing is such a PAIN

I avoid, and kind of always have, getting ready for bed. Sometimes, I avoid getting ready for the in the morning too, but WORK. When I was young I would often just splash cold water on my face and call it a day. Now, I will often just do nothing. Also, I now have wrinkles on my face because of…

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Travel

Hygge Away

This fall/winter I have mentioned the word cozy about 979,000. Half of those times, using the Danish word Hygge (pronounced HOO-GA). The word translates to cozy but more than that it is a way to be grounded in togetherness, community, light, comfort, warmth, and sweetness. The Danes have long dark winters and the Hygge way of life gets them through. …

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Travel

The She-Cave

Marcos and I spent  a lot of time in our upstairs living room after Fitz arrived. We did shifts where one of us spent half the night with Fitz while the other slept in our room. Those times were tender and hard. The blue walls of this tiny room, felt to me, like they were caving in.  I was craving…

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Style

Winter Wish List

What things are you loving for winter? Here are my top three picks. For winter date nights, special events and holiday portraits   For a mama to look instantly ready. Wear this eye,  lip and cheek stain in the Cheek to Cheek color.  I love the way these look and feel.  You can feel put together, even if you are…

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