Here’s to Imperfect Families…

Hi Cuties! This morning I’m sitting here filled with an emotion in the pit of my stomach. It is one that I wish that I didn’t have to feel. One that can be all-consuming and overwhelming: anger. Whenever I’m angry I turn inwards and become very quiet. I breathe deeply and let the anger wash…

People Are Like Onions… [Story Time + Recipe]

Hi Cuties! As I was reflecting today over a friend in my life, I’ve come to believe that people are like onions. There are layers upon layers to us, and we build walls strategically to keep certain people in (or out). Kathy from accounting certainly doesn’t know that we like to sleep in the nude,…

I Miss the Days of Snail Mail…

Hi Cuties! Tonight I sit here with my heart open and exposed. I sit here with a clouded mind and so I turn to the very place that brings me comfort and a sense of peace: writing. I bear my thoughts to you with digital pen and paper in the hope that somehow in this…

The “Perfect” Gift [Story Time + Recipe]

Hi Cuties! When someone tells me that they’ve gotten me a gift, generally I feel a wave of anxiousness. Have you ever received a gift, only to be internally disappointed by the item itself? Yes, I know it’s the thought that counts. But did I really want the knockoff bath set that is coated in…