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My family and I are leaving today for an extended Thanksgiving holiday and 35 hours of driving. I know this thought stresses most parents out, but we love long roadtrips with our family--journeying somewhere together a little slower, listening…

mixtape no. 05 | fall

It will be another month before the leaves begin to fall and the Autumn season remains--my favorite part of the year. Until then, we're waiting, preparing our home with Fall scents, tastes, and sounds. We're spending more of our days outdoors…

on courage

Sometimes perfectionist slips in here, only wanting to present that part of our life which is pretty and organized and complete (even in thought). I try to sit down and write out the drafted in-betweens, the messy [emotional, physical, spiritual]…

in the bag

Have you read The Goldfinch yet? When Bri from Mamages asked me to share what I've been carrying around in my bag recently, I had to include this read. I've literally toted it with me everywhere the last month, finding random 15 minute intervals…

linger / buy / read / try

We've been trying to regain some sort of routine this week, and of course, are still unpacking and shifting around spaces. Still, I'm grateful it's Friday. This weekend we'll be going to early Saturday morning soccer games, working on more…

linger / buy / read / try

I can't believe we're already entering our last full week of March next week, but I'm grateful Spring has arrived again. The sun has been warmer and already I'm dreaming of day trips to the beach like last summer. This week, I stumbled across…

mixtape no. 04

We're right in the middle of our move now, straddled between two places, sleeping on floors, loading and unloading until exhaustion. The sun has been shining the last two days, reminding me that Winter is not forever and Spring is coming soon.…

linger / buy / read / try

Hallelujah, it's Friday! This week, in addition to all our typical work, we've been busy plugging away on our new space and are planning to spend the weekend painting the indoors and cleaning out more overgrowth in the yard. The weather…