Book Lust

I have a confession to make… My husband is leaving tomorrow for work. He’ll be gone for a little more than three weeks prior to being back for one. We had a lovely family dinner of bacon and eggs in bed while watching The Incredibles for possibly the eighteenth time this week. I want to […]

Happiest. Chick. Ever.

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” —Mahatma Gandhi Okay. So. Was the tone of my last blog ( upbeat and hopeful? That was my intention… Buuut in the spirit of mental health being a somewhat squeamish subject for some of you, I’ve decided to write a […]

Why I go to Therapy (and you should too)

-Emma Forrest Your Voice in my Head (which is, incidentally, a brilliant memoir about therapy) I’ve been at least moderately messed up for a good chunk of my adult life. More disastrous than some, less of a train wreck than others. Sometimes just an endearing little f*ck-up. Sometimes an outwardly together, closeted basket-case. Sometimes in full-on breakdown […]

Home Sweet…Everything…

“Home is the nicest word there is.” ― Laura Ingalls Wilder I am completely hooked on home right now. (I’ve always been kind of a homebody, but it’s really on steroids these days). There’s nowhere else on Earth I can imagine feeling more peaceful than I do when I’m at home these days. There’s nowhere […]


A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. Gertrude Jekyll We are in transition at our house. Not only is our family growing and learning our new places and roles, not only is our baby girl growing bigger by the […]