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Feeling Blue

I haven’t wanted to write lately because I haven’t wanted to be honest with myself about how things are really going. I’ve been repeating “I love my life,” unconsciously to myself, willing it to be true. But it’s been a tough winter, and at times I’ve felt pretty down in […]

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An Inconvenient Life

I’ve been thinking a lot about convenience lately. About all the many things I do, buy and consume in it’s name. Being the parent of a young child, especially in the early years, you feel entitled to certain conveniences because your life is already a lot of work. But something about that outlook often feels wrong […]

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Dreaming of Home

Lately, we’ve been talking about houses. “What! That’s crazy! Why would you ever move!?” you might be thinking. Trust me, the day I moved in here I vowed never to leave of my own free will. But let me explain. Yes, we live in the most beautiful old farmhouse in the […]

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Essential Oils: Natural Cleaning

It’s about to get reeeeeeal nerdy up in here. You ready? Ok, SO. I made the switch over to natural cleaning products quite a few years ago, when I first dove into researching organic foods and how the chemicals in our daily lives affect us long term. The nice stuff was expensive, but […]

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Simple Halloween Decor

I’ve never been one to go overboard for Halloween. Taylor and I usually just spend the evening itself curled up watching Monster’s Inc. and carving pumpkins. But this year, with a little trick-or-treater in tow, and after reading Little Blue Truck’s Halloween every night for the last two weeks, I’m […]

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Finding a Home

Every now and then I have a brief dalliance with another house. I’ll find one on Redfin, pour over its pictures and details, imagine myself moving in, remodeling, redecorating. I’ll ask my husband if we should go look at it, maybe even drive by real slow a time or two. […]