A Few of My Favorite Things

A friend of mine recently wrote a blog post that included things she was currently enjoying, especially in an attempt for self-care while being a Stay-at-home mom.  I thought it was a fun post and I discovered some new things to enjoy, thanks to her, so I figured I would write my own!   Here…

The Leading Lady

There’s a scene in the movie the Holiday where Arthur (my favorite character) tells Iris (Kate Winslet’s character) that she is supposed to be the leading lady in the-holidayher own life but that for some reason, she behaves like she’s the supporting role.   While I’ve always appreciated the scene in the movie, I had…

Why I Stopped Doing Yoga

Namaste.   Commonly said when practicing yoga, for some reason I just always assumed it was a word that meant “peace.”  Instead, it is actually a Hindu  greeting that is translated “I bow to the divine in you.”   Back in the spring, I became slightly obsessed with yoga.  Life was crazy, and I felt…

A Darker ‘Do (for my Daughter)

I have had blonde hair for a really long time.  But I’ll let you in on a little secret: I’m not really a blonde.  I’m a brunette who has always preferred blonde hair, who also just happens to have a sister who is a hairstylist ;).  My dream hair color has always only been a…

Throwback Thursday: A Reality Check about Vanity

Earlier this week, I was sitting in my living room enjoying the company of my mom and my sister. Riley was napping, and my 3 year old niece was playing on the floor with our 5 year old neighbor, a beautiful, sweet hearted little girl. All was well, until I had a reality check that…