A New Age in Portland

We’ve been here for 26 days and I love it. The rain has been frequent and yet I find it comforting. I see the massive mossy trees and the vibrant lushness that surrounds me and I feel thankful for the rain – it is what makes the landscape here such a fairytale to me. It’s […]

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Recent Randomness: #Blessed

Christmas is in just two days and I HAVE EVERY SINGLE PRESENT WRAPPED ALREADY and that has me feeling like I still know how to productively channel the streak of Type A that runs through a part of me. But I’m feeling a little weirder about Christmas this year than usual. There’s Aleppo. The increasing […]

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Maker Spotlight: Pip & Squeaks

(Sponsored Post) I took this project on with Jess of Pip & Squeaks because after learning about her company and her process, I felt like a maker spotlight was in order. These are weird times in the world, aren’t they? We have a heightened awareness now perhaps more than ever that our dollars vote for […]

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JORD Watch Giveaway

When JORD watches approached me to see if I’d like to try out one of their watches, I liked the idea as soon as I took a look at the watches. They’re high-quality watches made of various wood types, which is an aesthetic I like. I picked the Koa & Ash from the Frankie series. […]

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Madison Reed Update (Spoiler Alert: NO BRASS)

(This is a sponsored post. I received products for free and this post also contains affiliate links, which help me to afford life, so please consider using those links if you’d like to place an order.) I feel compelled to provide an update on my experience using Madison Reed hair products. So, again: if you’re […]

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Hot Tub A Cold

One of the strange and uncomfortable things about parenting a child with food allergies is that it takes me a while after I first spot a runny nose to determine if we’re dealing with an allergic reaction or just a regular childhood sickness. And that can be a little bit stressful. Last week, Ever woke […]

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