she spoke, she wrote

Well, SheSpeaks is over and I am overwhelmed in many ways. Mostly good ways. It is humbling to realize how much I don’t know about things, but I am also equipped to learn more about that which I am passionate. Namely, writing.I enjoy writing. Have I mentioned...

she speaks, she writes

There’s nothing like paying for a sitter so that you can go to the Panera parking lot, eat lunch on your lap, contort your body to type on the keyboard that has mayonnaise all over the “w” and update your blog by mooching off their wi-fi. Not because...

imperfectly beautiful

The Nester is hosting a party over at her place, posting photos of things that aren’t perfect but still beautiful. And she’s asked us to do the same. I was going to post a photo of my laundry room all lived in and dirtied up, but then I thought: Who wants...

unpacking treasure #3

I’m half-asleep in my bed this morning when I hear the pitter-patter on my hardwood floors. It’s my girls coming to wake me up. And they want something.”Mommy,” says the soft voice in my face, “will you put this on her?”She is...

my first (and second) kitchen

I’ve been thinking a lot about home lately and about why I enjoy being home so much and what things cause me to enjoy it more than others. There are those days when I want to be anywhere BUT home. Stressful days. Sick days. Whiny days. But even on those days,...