What I Didn’t Expect As A New Mom

Dirty diapers, sweet cuddles, multiple loads of laundry, sleepless nights, – these are things I expected when prepping for the birth of my baby boy. I knew bringing him home and getting in the swing of things would make for a challenging few months. I was prepared. I had spent weeks getting together ...

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It’s moments like these - Candle flame dancing in the dim lit room The coziest blanket one could ever curl up in on a cloudy snowy day My husband on the couch beside me typing away on his computer The scent of garlic, sage, rosemary and onions filling the air And my baby boy ...

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It’s Not Goodbye, It’s See Ya Later

My grandparent's house is being sold this weekend. While I'm sad that it's the end of an era, I'm excited that another family will get to make memories in this special house. I spent a lot of time at my grandparents over summers and weekends growing up. I have so many good memories but these are the ...

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Coffee Break

I am giving myself a few minutes this morning to say hello. I'm on my (hold on one sec - ok, I'm back) now the third cup of coffee. Listening to the dryer toss the clothes around. I've run through my typical morning "ritual" of reading through emails and grateful that I opened up one from Well + ...

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Monday Drive: 70ish Degrees to Snow

Weekend Scenes Friday after work, the weather was lovely. M suggested we go for a "wine walk" and we ventured to City Garden with a couple of tumblers filled with red wine. An hour later, we're in front of the tv with meats & cheeses watching Game of Thrones. Saturday, we had all the ...

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My Hair Grew 6 Inches Overnight & It Wasn’t The Vitamins

When I moved to Saint Louis, I was ready for a change. I decided not only was I going to change my zip code, but I was also going to change my hair. So that's what I did. Five minutes into living here, I cut my hair. The hair I had been growing out since 1922. And you know what, it felt amazing. I ...

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