My baby must-haves

Okay, I will be the first to say that the items you choose for your baby are and should be very personal. We all like and do things differently. And that's great. That said, I have been asked a few times for a list of some of my favorites. And after neglecting to assemble it [...]

12 Days of Christmas Albums

If you're looking to mix up your Christmas music repertoire; here's a little inspiration for you! From old to new, jazz to indie, and a few wildcard entries... this simplified list will hopefully hold a little something for (almost) everyone. "A Johnnyswim Christmas"; Johnnyswim "A Legendary Christmas"; John Legend "Behold, A Christmas Collection (Deluxe)"; Lauren [...]

Something for the Grown Ups

Something for the Grown Ups

Okay, so you've checked out the Big Gift Guide for Little Ones and have figured out exactly what all the kids in your life are getting... Now what are you getting your spouse, best friend, siblings, parents, and that wacky aunt? Fortunately, my family does a "Secret Santa" gift exchange. So that massively simplifies things [...]

A Book List To Get You Through Winter

Suggested reading for the months that lay ahead... No reviews or explanations. Just a simple list of some (admittedly challenging) books to get your wheels turning and heart seeking while you're curled up under a warm blanket with a steaming cuppa. It's my own personal reading list that I am embarking on at this time. [...]

Autumn

Autumn

The sounds, smells, and tastes of this season. As well as, the rhythm of our days. We strive to weave hard work, rest, reflection, nourishment (for body and soul), and quality connection into every day. Sometimes we succeed. Sometimes we fail. But every new day is a chance to give it our all. We aren't [...]

October Grocery List + Meal Suggestions

October Grocery List + Meal Suggestions

This isn't intended to be enough for an entire month, but titling it "Grocery List and Meal Suggestions for two weeks of October" seemed awkward. My hope is that if you're feeling a bit stuck in your routine or overwhelmed with this season, a straightforward shopping list and a few ways to use the ingredients, [...]