On the Election Hangover and Small Doses of Kindness

Hello, lovelies. Apologies for the crickets on here lately, but these past two weeks have been a whirlwind of activity with Halloween, our wedding anniversary, Lorelai’s birthday and a host of appointments and meetings all occurring in the same week. And then the election. Ohhh, the election. I’ve refrained and will likely continue to refrain […]

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Sweat the Small Stuff

Ever notice how the little things in life can have such a large impact? Small accessories can add dramatic flair to an outfit and a kind word or deed from a stranger can leave you smiling for the rest of the day. Sometimes we put too much stock on the big picture, which overshadows the […]

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Apples, Pumpkins and Wasted Time

Happy Monday, lovelies! Time seems to be speeding up because this weekend flew by. For some reason, last week was a disaster in terms of trying to get anything done. So I woke up Saturday morning to the thing I absolutely hate the most: a messy house. I’m not talking, “Please excuse the mess, my […]

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Stealing Quality Moments With Your Spouse

Last night was a big night for me, ladies! Months ago, my husband surprised me with tickets to see Ray LaMontagne in concert (a definite bucket list item) and the night finally arrived! Ah, that soulful voice. Prior to the concert, I spoke with a friend while I was getting ready for the show, when […]

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The Benefits of our Minimalist Approach to our Child’s Toys

“Aww, poor Lorelai,” a relative bemoaned when I told her what I’d done. “You don’t think that’s a little…extreme?” she asked. Her voice betrayed that perfect storm of skepticism, horror, condescension and disbelief reserved for making parents question their judgment – or simply feel like shit – when they make unconventional decisions. The conversation had […]

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