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Hello Weekend! (Ice Storm Edition)

Post-holiday hibernation, and an ice storm, have us settled in for the weekend. Homemade pot roast making, brownie baking, scented candles, cozy blankets, beach dreaming, and snuggles with the dog (who seems to have this whole hibernating gig down well) are among the few languid activities on the agenda – add refereeing to that list too. Wherever you are, have a cozy weekend, and here are a few … Continue reading Hello Weekend! (Ice Storm Edition)

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Hello Weekend!

Happy first week of 2017 friends! I feel incredibly optimistic about this new year (as long as I stay off Facebook;). What are you up to this weekend? We’re celebrating our friends’ 10 year wedding anniversary and the boys enjoyed ice skating, they want to go again (maybe indoors this time!). Have a wonderful weekend, and here are some links from near and far… “I didn’t … Continue reading Hello Weekend!

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My One Word for 2017

The other night, I was having dinner with girlfriends and the topic of choosing a word for the new year came up. I know friends who do this annually, and I even read this helpful guide on how to get started. As a person who has a hard time sticking to resolutions past February, especially anything involving chocolate, I like the streamlined simplicity of this approach: choose one … Continue reading My One Word for 2017

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New Year’s Eve Makeup

What are your plans for New Year’s Eve? Are you going out or staying home? Nowadays, my preference is celebrating in my ‘soft clothes’ (i.e. yoga pants, bra off, hair up) at home, making a simple dinner and dessert with the boys (although last year we tried to make homemade pizza and it was a total rolling dough fail). Tonight, my plans remain pretty much the same: making … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Makeup

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What’s your best-loved lines from literature?

What good books have you read this year? I’m currently in the middle of a good one, and it’s filled with so many beautiful passages. It got me thinking about other lines I’ve read over the years that have resonated with me. Here are a few standouts, and I’m curious to hear yours… “How strange that the nature of life is change, yet the nature of human … Continue reading What’s your best-loved lines from literature?

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Five Details: Merry Christmas Eve

We’re visiting family this holiday and between the prepping, packing and driving, the last few days (weeks really) have been a whirlwind of making lists and checking them twice. How are you feeling, friends? We arrived yesterday, and thank goodness for my MIL who loves to decorate her house, it’s beginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas. Have a Merry Christmas Eve! xx Continue reading Five Details: Merry Christmas Eve