guess who has two thumbs and is writing for a new blog?

This girl! That’s right. In addition to writing here (even though it’s been a little while… got a new job and was traveling… my bad), I’m now writing for Fairygodboss! A super awesome site about women and career paths and what it’s like to be a working mom. They have company reviews and job listingsContinue reading “guess who has two thumbs and is writing for a new blog?”

lady gaga and a royal convo about mental health #headstrong #oktosay

I am 1000% in favor of de-stigmatizing mental health and mental illness. It is the idea of needing to hide something for fear of embarrassment/discrimination/backlash that causes problems in the first place. Suppressing an issue is never beneficial for emotional development. But when I saw that the British Royal Family was publicly leading a conversation aboutContinue reading “lady gaga and a royal convo about mental health #headstrong #oktosay”

planning for morning success

In my quest to become happier, I’ve realized that taking the stress out of the morning is one HUGE way to set off on a path of happiness and success for the day. I’ve started to identify the ways in which I’m doing that, and it’s made my days infinitely better. Before I get started,Continue reading “planning for morning success”

practicing happiness

I think the world is a bit of a tough place to live in right now. There’s seemingly so much negativity, whether surrounding politics or societal pressure, or simply the changes in weather and season. The conversation around living with mindfulness seems so relevant to me, but also a bit vague, right? What does itContinue reading “practicing happiness”

its freakin done. kitchen reveal!

I shouldn’t complain. I have an amazing house and a wonderful life and a great husband and daughter. But holy hell, this kitchen reno felt like a lifetime. I think it was because it was nearly unusable beforehand so it feels like we’ve almost had no kitchen since we moved in in October. With thatContinue reading “its freakin done. kitchen reveal!”

the magicians – hall of magic

Yesterday my friends and I went to SyFy’s “Hall of Magic” event for the show The Magicians, which also premiered last night in it’s second season. Check out the photos below to see the immersive exhibit. The event continues through 1/29, although tickets may not still be available. Check here, because it was really, veryContinue reading “the magicians – hall of magic”

the kitchen i don’t miss…

So much has happened over the last few months. I started really decorating my house. I bought a giant fuzzy beanbag chair. I have no kitchen… Ultimately, the moral of the story at the moment is that moving into a larger space from a smaller space is not actually easier like I thought it wouldContinue reading “the kitchen i don’t miss…”