Small Business Gift Guide 2020

Of all years, it’s more important than ever that we consider small businesses for our holiday gift purchases (or some retail therapy for yourself… no judgment!).  The companies that have made it this far through the pandemic may be barely hanging on by a thread,...

Spa at Home: Chilled Lavender Towels

I think we could all use a spa day.  Between canceled vacations, postponed weddings, remote learning, not leaving the house, and the general anxiety that comes from hundreds of thousands of people dying from a highly contagious virus… yeah, we could use a break. ...

Gardening 101: Get Started!

So you want to start a garden… but where do you start?  This is something I get questions about every spring, but it’s especially relevant this year with us all stuck at home in quarantine.  Here are five basics to get you going: Know your USDA plant...

Third Trimester Pregnancy Journal

Finally, the home stretch.  I heard that second trimester is the best, and for me that was true.  Third trimester brought with it a lot of new aches and pains, but it also got us closer to meeting our baby.  All-in-all, I think I had a relatively easy pregnancy....

Second Trimester Pregnancy Journal

After what I’d describe as an unpleasant first trimester of pregnancy (not horrible, but not fabulous), I am happy to report that I got a physical reprieve in my sunny second trimester. However, just as the physical symptoms got lighter, my emotional load got much...