The coffee break reimagined

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Since giving up most sugars and grains a few months ago my life has changed in ways I could never have predicted. I shared a bit about this journey here. I would not have believed that I could have ever experienced such sustained high energy, a migraine free and medication free lifestyle and an honest enthusiasm for this approach to food. I feel so good that I literally want to stop people on the street and spread the word, but I am not that lady. That isn’t to say I haven’t had a few tantrums Read More →

The little things

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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 →

Party planning for Four

Clockwise from top: My attempt at a glitter filled balloon prototype, part of Emerson’s invitation, cutest birthday candles ever and place mates that I am close to ordering. Emerson is turning four in just a few weeks. Did that sound as crazy as it felt to type? She’s pretty fired up and taking every opportunity to show me the ways in which she is, indeed, a very big girl. I’m trying to prepare her for the fact that we will be cutting her birthday cake and that big girls don’t cry over such things. It’s Read More →

Pastel party over at Kirtsy

Candy Balloons via Jessica and Holly’s Etsy shop. Pastels are everywhere this year, from clothing to home design. I love the idea of incorporating pastels beyond Easter eggs and little girl party dresses. Won’t you join me over at Kirtsy for a little skip through a soft and pretty rainbow? 

I Love Mondays

For real. I love the potential that the start of a new week brings. A fresh To-Do list, steaming cup of coffee and my laptop. It’s like the first five miles of a road trip. Imagine all the fun that awaits…and then Wednesday creeps up (or I’m driving through Bakersfield) and I’m all ‘say whaaaat?’ this is not nearly as much fun as I thought it would be. But that’s Wednesday’s problem, right? So join me for another cup and let’s usher in an awesome new week, shall we?

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