Holiday Gift Guide | For Her

To start of the gift guides this holiday season, it’s all about the ladies on your list. Whether you’re shopping for your mom, best friend, wife or sister, there’s something here just for her. Keep reading to find out what…

Hello, September

September is finally here and I am thrilled! While I love lazy summer days, reading in the sun or at the pool, I feel at home when September rolls around. There’s just something special about September that makes it my…

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5 Podcasts I’m Loving Right Now

I’m the type of person that loves to have background noise. For as long as I can remember, I have preferred to have the TV on or music playing regardless of what I’m doing (though reading is the exception to…

Five Years of Marriage | Q & A

Today, Christopher and I are celebrating five years of marriage. Some days it feels like just yesterday that we became husband and wife, and others it feels like it’s been a good ten or fifteen years. To mark this special…

Why We Don’t Have Kids

I’ve tried to write this post for a few months now (just in my head, because that’s generally how I begin my process), but have put it off for one reason or another. I kept going back to the thought…

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Why My Spirit Needs My Body to Sweat

I have a bit of a complicated history with exercise. I have gone through many phases over the last seven or eight years, where I want to exercise, get into a habit of running or doing yoga multiple times a…

Monthly Playlist | April 2017

I’ll be honest, since seeing Beauty and the Beast last month, I haven’t listened to much but that wonderful soundtrack. However, there are a few other songs that have made it through the cracks that I want to share with…

My Thoughts on Beauty & the Beast

{photo} Nearly twenty-six¬†years ago, I saw Beauty and the Beast for the first time. I was two and a half, and though I don’t remember how I felt watching it then (besides being scared of the Beast when he finds…

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Monthly Playlist | February 2017

Much like last month, there is an abundance of good new music out there right now. From AFI’s new album (what? am I 15 again?) to my new favourites Future Islands and The Tragic Thrills, it hasn’t been hard to…

Monthly Playlist | January 2017

It feels good to be posting a monthly playlist again. I don’t feel like I’ve had a successful blogging month unless I’ve done that (and shared my favourites and outfits — coming next week). 2017 started out great with some…

Lessons Learned from Being a Stay-at-Home Auntie

I have the best job. I like to call myself a stay-at-home auntie. A few months ago, my sister-in-law started working full-time after finishing her maternity leave. I was lucky enough that she and my brother asked me to take…