Daybook: January 3, 2020

I’m getting a little rusty at this whole blogging thing so I thought I’d go back to basics – remember the Daybook meme? I used to love writing and reading these. Let’s kick it old school and I’ll fill you in on my past week like it hasn’t been months. Outside My Window: It is […]

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The Books I Read in 2019

Happy New Year bloggy friends! Another year of reading has come and gone. As is my tradition, I thought I’d share a recap of the books I read in 2019. This year felt remarkable in that I worked hard not to worry about what I “should be reading” and tried to just follow my whims. […]

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Progress Report: My 12 favorite paintings from 2019

This fall I started playing with watercolor markers and fell down a rabbit hole after doodling the flower above and going, “Holy crap, I actually like this!” I’ve been painting almost daily since then and although there’s been plenty of room for improvement and happy or less happy accidents, I am really proud of the […]

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A week of Keto-friendly recipes.

My husband has been living that Keto life since January and, although I personally have not even remotely stuck to his diet, my dinner routine has changed dramatically to tailor to his lifestyle. I know, I’m like a really good wife. While the kids and I continue to carb part time, our dinners are consistently […]

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Learning Something New.

Earlier last month I got the urge to pull out my watercolor brush markers again. I started playing with various watercolor markers and pencils, etc. this year and mostly found myself annoyed with it not looking how I saw the pictures in my head. Either there was too much water or not enough – the […]

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8 Things I’m Looking Forward To This Fall.

My kids go back to school on Monday and most of the moms I know are in two different camps about this: Half are sort of wistful and telling me it all went by too fast and they want more time to make those summer memories. The other half are like “Can I drop them […]

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File this under: Things found while cleaning the house.

Sometimes I’m cleaning up around the house and I find stuff like this lying around and I’m torn between “Geez, does anyone even clean up after themselves…” and “Wait? What? What even is this?” and sometimes “Are my children brilliant and way more funny and interesting than I am?” and then “Do you think I’m […]

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Some of our favorite 2019 memories so far.

Our summer vacation is half over. The kids go back to school in mid- August, a fact which makes most people do a double take because their kids have only been on vacation for like a month. #privateschoollife We’ve had a BUSY summer and a lot of great summer memories are firmly under our belt. […]

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What I’ve Been Reading This Summer.

Summer vacation is half over and my reading life has been pretty spectacular. I’ve been leaning into my favorite easy reading genres and knocking out titles left and right. Granted, most of these were graphic novels that I knocked out in two sittings. But a summer spent reading happily is basically #lifegoals. Here are the […]

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