Too small to fail, thoughts on routines

This recent post by Rebecca of Girls Gone Child could not have come at a better time for me. I’ve been thinking about the routines in my home lately and making some big and small changes that feel pretty profound. The book “Seven Times Aroud the Sun” has helped to clarify and put words to the gut instincts I’d been ignoring for the past few years. (It’s so easy to brush aside or table those feelings in the rush of everyday life). The author talks about how important rythms and routines are to a child, Read More →

Spiced warming tea: my everyday

Have you found your taste buds changing and adjusting to the shift in seasons? While I’ve yet to roast my first butternut squash of the season or go completely honeycrisp batshit as I usually do in fall, I am craving spiced infusions and warm soups on a daily basis. Over the summer months I lived on the ultimate thirst-quenching concoction I like to call Elixer of Life. Seriously, it was the most cooling and refreshing thing and I craved it all day, every day. It’s equal parts fresh lemon juice, grated ginger root and mint, Read More →

The little things

If there’s one thing I’ve learned this year it’s that a good life is mostly made up of the little joys and celebrations sprinkled throughout every 24 hours. From a good night of sleep to a sunset over the ocean, small moments of little, lovely things truly do elevate the every day. I thought I’d start sharing a few of my favorites – as they seem to come in cycles based on the seasons, our home routines, adventures, travel and work opportunities. Here are a few things that really lighting me up these days. Sunshine Read More →

Cleaning out, finding ease

Did you catch Michelle’s completely happy and soulful house tour on Design Sponge last week? Pretty much my dream combination of organic elements, meaningful touches and bits of pink woven throughout. One particular image completely rocked my Monday and stuck with me all week until I had a free moment to act on the inspiration. Her closet. I mean, come on. Quality, simplicity and ease at its very finest. Photo by Melissa Oholendt via Design Sponge I proceeded to remove every single item from my closet and spent most of Saturday sorting and purging. Six Read More →

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