February Musings and Shopping Detox

February is the month when winter begins to feel perpetual. This time of year, hot, sandy summer days seem eons away and the trees look like they may never turn green again. But this year what’s normally the coldest month, has been unseasonably warm. As in 70 degrees instead of hovering around the 20s. While thoughts of […]

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Energizing Avocado-Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

Good morning and welcome to the weekend! I recently learned of this really simple blender recipe for chocolate mousse. While I’ve been dying to try it, I couldn’t help but make a few adjustments and sneak in an extra serving of greens. The result was this delicious and guilt-free breakfast smoothie bowl. To make this, you’ll […]

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Our Christmas 2016

Hi guys! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful holiday. Ours was definitely worth the wait! Evie was absolutely ecstatic on Christmas morning when she found Santa had been here! I was pretty proud of Nick’s and my handiwork the night before. We make reasonably good elves! Evie was most thrilled with all of the […]

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Blogmas Day 24: We’ve come to the end

Hi guys and happy Christmas Eve! I hope all of you had a lovely day today, full of friends, family, and fond memories in the making! For this last day of Blogmas, I’m posting a proper (rambling) blog post about how we spent our rather non-traditional Christmas Eve Day. After sleeping in this morning (for […]

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Blogmas Day 23: Festive Knits and Face Masks

Hi guys! Christmas weekend is just about here! Are you ready for the big day? As I might have mentioned a few times over the past couple of weeks, it can’t get here soon enough for me! Today I attended the office holiday luncheon, which was really nice! It was a casual attire event and I ended […]

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Blogmas Day 22: TBT Christmas (not-too-distant) Past

Hello guys! Can you believe it’s the 22nd already? Thanks to the new “Memories” feature in the iCloud Photostream, my mobile has been bombarding me with Christmassy nostalgia all week. Here are a few from around Christmas 2012. Evie was 2 that Christmas and we went a bit overboard with the presents as it was the […]

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Blogmas Day 21: Keeping Up In the Dark

Hello guys and welcome to Blogmas Day 21. Well, it’s winter at last. Snowy, cold, and dark. While I love Christmas, I wouldn’t mind a trip to the southern hemisphere about now. 🙂 Winter brings together all of the elements that make getting out of bed in the morning an uphill battle. That isn’t exactly ideal […]

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