Happy nontoxic Valentine’s Day: roses

rose

I have a confession to make. I already bought myself a Valentine’s gift. Romantic, huh? I’ve had my eye on a David Austin rose bush for about a year now. It’s a gardener’s cult favorite and I’ve been lusting for the beautiful Heritage variety. Nothing makes me happier than cutting roses throughout the growing season for the house and for friends and neighbors. So I’m actually being super generous with my Valentine’s gift, right? In all seriousness, I highly suggest you treat your Valentine, yourself, your best friend to a rose bush for the big Read More →

Weekend links for the holidays

Holiday table

Happy weekend, friends. I’ve come across so many interesting stories, recipes and thoughts online lately. In the midst of the consumerism and crazy of the holidays there also seems to be no shortage of thoughtful and thought-provoking ideas online. I just had to share a few. If you’re looking for a break from the hustle, check them out. Healthy cashew date treats I plan to make next week. When setting a goal ask yourself “how do you want to feel?” A genius approach to goal setting. Flower crowns. It looks like I’ll never tire of Read More →

More little things

Girls enthusiasm

The more I focus energy on happy little things the more they seem to pop up in life. Do you experience the same thing? I’m sure they were there all along, but now I’m paying attention and that makes all the difference. Here’s the latest. Women, lady friends, little girls: They’re just the best. Not to brag, but the ladies in my world are just so full of insight, wisdom and enthusiasm. Emerson loves hot lunch with a passion that is hard to argue with and I can’t get enough of her contagious laughter these Read More →

The little things

IMG_0410

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 →

Meanwhile, back at the ranch

Malibu Ranch landscape

A few months back I had a special opportunity to attend a one-day introductory program at the Ranch at Live Oak Malibu. And at the risk of sounding trite, I’ll say it was a transformative experience. The kind of day that weighs heavily in your heart and constant in your psyche for for days, weeks and now months. My trip to Malibu was bookended by visits with dear friends, former PMD contributors Dayna McLeod and Torrie Sessions and the entire adventure was made possible by a perfectly-timed business trip on my husband’s part. This meant Read More →

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...