Post-baby weight gain. The ultimate “Welcome to motherhood” gift basket. I’ve always been pretty healthy and active. So when my weight started to yo-yo dramatically following my daughter’s arrival, I was surprised and frustrated, especially since I would gain and lose without changing my eating or exercise habits. When Lorelai became fully mobile, I saw […]
I often get the feeling I was born in the wrong era, because I have a nostalgic longing for all things associated with old world elegance. Cocktail parties. Big band orchestras. Weekend bike rides through the countryside. And oh, the fashion! Is it me, or did the women of yesteryear just seem so effortlessly put […]
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 […]
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 […]
Happy Friday, Lovelies! With the weather finally beginning to turn, now is the perfect time to wake up early, grab some coffee and drive to a nearby town to explore autumn in all her beautiful glory! Have a great weekend!
Good morning! Apologies for the radio silence this past week, but my family and I just returned from our much-needed annual pilgrimage to visit my family in my childhood home of West Virginia. It was such a refreshing and fulfilling visit for a number of reasons. The trip is always a little rough, because it’s […]