Downtime

Connections, Cocktails, and My Ladies

October 11, 2013

There was a moment this past weekend at The Blathering when I looked around the pool to the women surrounding me, the conversations and laughter punctuating the quiet of the resort, and I felt my soul sigh with contentment. That sounds overwrought, I know, but the truth is that I desperately, desperately needed exactly what […]

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Sick Day Must Haves

September 21, 2013

So yeah, I’ve been sick. And it sucks. And I’m over it. Stupid immune system. Anyway, because I’ve been sick for a week, I’m very well versed in what, exactly, my sick day must haves are. Let me share them: Tissues with lotion. It takes all of about 4 tissues before my nose starts to […]

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A Quiet Weekend Awaits

August 23, 2013

It’s Friday, thank goodness, and I am more than ready to spend the weekend with my family. I plan to go to the pool or the beach, paint my nails, play with my makeup, go on a date with my husband, play with my kid. I’ll probably have a beer or two. Oh, and write […]

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Happiness Can Be Found Sitting In A Kitchen

July 6, 2013

This week has been pretty hectic. Jackson started pre-k, we went to visit family, we had family come in town, 4th of July shenanigans, plus all the normal daily nonsense of work, parenting, life. But if you stop and look, you can almost always find some small moments of peace and happiness, no matter the […]

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Lucky

May 11, 2013

Today has been a lazy, lazy day. We lazed around in bed, then we went and had a leisurely brunch on the beach, then we drove around enjoying the nice day. Now it’s naptime, and Jackson is quiet, and all the doors and windows are open, and there’s a beautiful breeze, and it is just […]

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