Great Summer Reads

Hey y’all, it’s summer. After the whirlwind that is commonly referred to as May-hem, I am in need of some serious R&R. You too? It’s been a while since I have written a book review so this is the mother-of-all reviews with 8 great books I have read in recent months. And I also included… read more

Why I Signed Up To Be A Bone Marrow Donor

Last weekend I headed back to my 20 year college reunion. I have to say it was a thrill being back on campus showing my husband and children my old stomping ground. But nothing made me happier than seeing two dear friends who have been battling cancer, both fighting harder and with more grace than… read more

Parenting Event!

Need advice on how to be a great parent? Then this event is for you. Even if you can only come for a few hours, I guarantee it’ll be worth your while. David Thomas and Sissy Goff are from Daystar Counseling in Nashville, and they get RAVE reviews. Please do pass this one along to… read more

The Most Boring Gift Guide Ever

Gang, here goes. I know this is THE most boring gift guide ever, but I am telling you, you won’t be sad when this arrives for Mother’s Day. I’ve been drinking Bulletproof coffee on a friend’s recommendation for almost 2 years. (More on that later!) I was dangerously using a “bullet” which is not recommended… read more

Parenting Class for Dads

This post is for the men! That being said, most of my subscribers are women, so ladies I am calling on you to share this good news with the men in your lives. The incredibly thoughtful and talented Cristina Young is once again offering a workshop for fathers of tweens, teens, adolescents, and college aged… read more

Monday Feels

This video. I just can’t. Did you watch the Oscars? Hope this gets your Monday started on the right foot. Trevor Noah and the Daily Show staff crack me up. And Roy Wood Jr. he is just too good. x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHNYE3cazBE&t=13s

Sunday Style: Derek Blasberg’s Apartment Makeover

On this rainy (will it ever end this year?!?) East Coast Sunday I thought I would brighten your day with one of the best installations I have seen in a long time. Derek Blasberg’s Upper East Side Apartment Renovation was recently featured in Architectural Digest and I swooned over every detail! Well done Virginia TupkerĀ (we… read more

Health and Wellness: Hormones

The last half decade has been a deep dive on may things, but none more so than health and wellness. As I ventured out of my 30s and into my 40s, I noticed so many emotional, spiritual, and physical changes. While emotionally I felt more strength and conviction in my choices and preferences, on the… read more

Beautycounter for Men

Anyone who knows my chainsaw wielding man, knows that he is far from a metrosexual. For most of our relationship his toiletry kit contained toothpaste, deodorant, and a razor – and washing his face meant a brisk splash of water before bed. Two years ago I discreetly placed a stand up container of face wash… read more

Game On

If it’s winter, then you can expect to find our family hunkering down at home most nights of the weekend. I used to dread this cold season, but in the last few years I have really learned to embrace the slower pace and less hectic schedule. We have a handful of great games in constant… read more