“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” ~Emma Goldman Don't you just love Trader Joe's flowers? Kathryn surprised me with these earlier this week as a spontaneous because-I-love-my-mom gift, and because she knows yellow roses are my favorite. This is the same girl who gave me books (from my … [Read more...] about Life lately: winter edition
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I'm all about low-key holidays and gifts are not my love language -- but I do like giving some thoughtful gifts at Christmastime. I also love making them useful gifts when possible, but that's just how I roll. Gifts that give back: First a shout out for a program I love, Operation Christmas Child. National … [Read more...] about Gift ideas: Stocking Stuffers & more!
When we think "self-care" we often think expensive and/or time-consuming but most of us -- especially us moms -- can't realistically commit to weekly massages or sunrise yoga sessions. (This is the part where I picture you murmuring something along the lines of "As if!" under your breath.) So I guess we should just … [Read more...] about Quick and easy self care ideas
Just for fun, a few random things for a random Tuesday in this shiny new month. 1- Ax throwing is fun. Have you heard of the trendy new ax-throwing bars? New, at least, for all of us non-lumberjacks. I want to know who thought of this: amateurs flinging sharpened metal objects across a room, and having a couple … [Read more...] about 5 things on a Tuesday