December: Links I Love

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I hope you all enjoyed the holiday season and are headed into a wonderful New Year! Here are some of my favorite links from around the web this month. I fully intend to walk more and text less this year. How much are we missing by constantly staring at our screens? Should you or shouldn’t… read more

Merry Christmas to all!

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The most precious gifts don’t come in packages tied up in bows. They are people and places, memories and moments. I hope that each of you savors the day and is surrounded by those you love. Here is to another year full of miracles!   images: Periwinkle Photography

Dreaming of a White Christmas…

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With rain in the forecast my dreams of a white Christmas seem farfetched. Nonetheless we’ll be drinking egg nog and listening to carols for the rest of the week. Good luck with all that wrapping. May your week be peaceful and bright! images: Pinterest

Gift Guide: Games

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{Qwirkle, Zingo, Monopoly, Battleship, Connect Four, Brain Quest SMART Game, Simon, Don’t Tip The Waiter} This Christmas we are going big on board games. The focus is on getting our kids working on their numbers, letters, reading, and fine/gross motor skills while also having fun. Games like Connect Four are also good for learning patterns and strategy. Monopoly was on our list… read more

Music: Uptown Funk

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x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPf0YbXqDm0 It’s Monday! No better time to get your booty shakin’ and your groove on. Lack of sleep is making mama a little delirious so my baby boy and I are going to spend the day listening to this fabulous tune by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. “Uptown Funk” is sure to be a… read more

Travel: Salt House Inn

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I first read about this sweet little escape on the blog Design*Sponge. As we head into what is expected to be a very cold winter in the Northeast I am already dreaming about spring getaways. The Salt House Inn, both charming and completely under-embellished, would be ideal for a weekend away. Located in Provincetown, Massachusetts and… read more

Gift Guide: Favorite Little Things for the Hostess

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{Leather Travel Bag Set, Vase, Hand Towels, To Do Lists, Dop Kit, Food Tags, Glasses, Keyhook, Bud Vases, Candles, Monkey Dish, Buzzed Napkins, Pebble Dish, Zebra Dish} Here are a handful of my favorite gifts from around the web. Many of which are very affordable and make for great hostess gifts when headed out to parties this holiday season. I think it’s safe… read more

Read: The Invention of Wings

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The Invention of Wings (a novel inspired by the lives of the Grimké sisters who were the first female abolition agents and among the earliest major American feminist thinkers) seems to last forever and fly by at the same time. I adored Sue Monk Kidd’s book The Secret Life of Bees and her most recent novel tackles many… read more

November: Links I Love

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Here’s a round-up of my favorite links from around the web this past month. And yes, we are a day late as it is December 1st but that’s what a newborn does to you. Ha! Enjoy. Here’s a great article about letting go of cliques and really being grateful for true friends. I loved this… read more