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Sweaters for Hot Chocolate and Fireplaces

This winter, now that it’s finally feeling like winter in Denver, I am wearing a lot of leggings and sweaters over my baby bump. Here are some sweaters that feel like blankets but don’t make you look like someone that just rolls out of bed and wears a blanket (though, that’s okay too.) JCREW- 40% WITH CODE MERRY   ASOS…

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Pregnancy Must Haves

Today I wanted to share a few products that have helped me during the pregnancy.   Overall, I thought I would use and discover a lot of new pregnancy products but the process has been low key. Here are my recommendations for products that are worth investing in both during and after pregnancy. I use this lavender mist to spray my…

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I’m Listening To…

Shelby here. I recently moved offices and am finally able to walk to work (one of my lifelong dreams!).  It’s about a 25 minute walk, so I’ve been listening to podcasts while I stroll. My latest obsession is Still Processing – a podcast from New York Times culture correspondents Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris. Brilliant social commentary about real issues…

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Two Great Books

Shelby writing today.  I recently finished two great books that reminded me of the power of discovery of one’s self through reading.  The most recent book, A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki, was recommended by a friend.  I did not even look up the review or the synopsis before buying it (that shows how much I trust…

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Obsessed with-Parenting Podcasts

I must confess, being a non-parent,  that I listen to parenting podcasts– a lot. I feel like I am sneaking in on conversations that don’t pertain to me but getting really good cliff notes for an upcoming test. The podcasts are  entertaining as women, mostly, talk about breastfeeding, sleepless nights, and what to really pack for the hospital when you…

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Obsessed With: Aillea Beauty

Shelby here with a new obsession in Denver – Aillea shop on Larimer Street. I have been transitioning all of my beauty products to non-toxic, natural products, and it has been a struggle to find natural makeup.  I heard about Aillea from an aesthetician, so Shannon and I decided to check it out. We fell in love with the light-filled…

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Great New Book – Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It: Life Journey’s Inspired by the Bestselling Memoir

In 2007, When I first met my husband Marcos on the Obama campaign, we took off on a weekend to Malibu to visit his brother. This was pretty early in the relationship. Marcos didn’t know that I imagined walking/running off the plane because I used to have an absurd fear of flying or that I went shopping before the trip…

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The Secret to Finding Perfect Jeans

Shelby here, with a fashion secret I learned over the weekend.  I went shopping with Shannon and my mom on Saturday.  I started off in a bad mood because I was dreading what I had to do – buy jeans!  I have always had a hard time finding jeans that look good on me.  I have a small waist and…

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