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Wisdom For Tough Days

I know I needed to hear these insights from We The Urban today. I’m thinking maybe a few of you need to hear this too. No matter how dark the day feels, we can choose to be the light. We can set boundaries. We can cut out those who continue to wound us. And we… read more


These are the things I’ve been digging on this month. The images, words, and people that have made me wonder deeper, breathe more easily, and remember what matters. If something hits my heart I screenshot it. Revisiting this album fascinated me. What are you inspired enough to screenshot for future reminders??? What if every day… read more

I’m a Little Teapot

I have a strong sense this blog post might resonate with at least a few readers. Recently I have felt like a teapot about to blow. And not just a “boy do I need a glass of wine at the end of the day” kind of blow, but a full on “I am going to… read more

Food That Heals

Vital Proteins Matcha Collagen Powder – I am on a major matcha green tea kick again. This powder is my favorite because it isn’t too strong and it has collagen powder too. It’s good for the skin, and 1/3 the caffeine of a strong cup of coffee. Green tea also has loads of antioxidants. I’m… read more

How To Survive A Perpetual Pandemic

As we approach the 2 year mark on this pandemic, I think we can all agree it’s been a doozy. I listened to a podcast that said it most perfectly, “The biggest problem is that they keep changing the end goal on us!” It’s one thing to brace yourself for trauma, but it’s another thing… read more

Best of Gift Guide

Over the years I have gotten better and better at planning in advance for Christmas. I am seriously committed to enjoying December and being able to relax once the kids are out of school. I used to be out on Christmas Eve hustling around to find that perfect gift. Stores were crowded and inventory was… read more

Artist Love: Madeleine Gross

I’m always on the hunt for artists who inspire me. Both to purchase for our home and to emulate on my own as I dabble in creative expression. Madeleine Gross combines photography and paint to create works that feel fresh and unique. I love how she mixes mediums and allows the viewer to see just… read more

Have You?

Friends. Have you? Have you allowed yourself to sit amongst the chaos of back to school and back from Covid lockdown and just do nothing? Here is your invitation. One of the biggest takeaways I have learned from the last 1.5 years in Covidland is that we are allowed to and we actually NEED to… read more

Back to School Book Review

With the children back in school I am finally seated in front of my screen. So much to share. So many things I witnessed, experienced, and thought about all summer and said to myself “Now this would be great for the blog!” So now I am going to get down to it and start writing… read more