LIFESTYLE

Nurturing Wholeness | Retreating
“a series dedicated to nurturing and nourishing the self from the inside out” I have always appreciated winter’s wisdom, its encouragement to retreat and to listen. It merely requires a window or a walk outdoors to
Light the Path | Reflections to Welcome the New Year
Each new year is a baptism of sorts, a release of one thing, a grasp for another. Whether one toasts champagne or simply turns the paper page on the calendar, we cross over, like mystics. Each of
On Acts of Kindness and Thanksgiving
There’s something about baked foods straight from the oven that warms both the soul and the belly. However divided a room or community or nation may be, there is solace in shared food, and most
Nurturing Wholeness | Safe Skin Care
“a series dedicated to nurturing and nourishing the self from the inside out” Perhaps I am noticing my own skin more as my children grow older and I help them cultivate their own self-care practices. As in every
memory keeping | printing photo books
Books have a unique way of stopping time in a particular moment and saying: Let’s not forget this. ― Dave Eggers Let me first begin by noting, that for all of the images I share (a
sharing an unexpected gift
Although I love sharing and receiving gifts for special occasions, my favorite gifts are the ones shared for no reason at all. Don’t you love receiving random gifts from others? Maybe a stranger in line before
On Screentime + Managing the Internet at Home
The use of technology in childhood is one of the hottest topics for modern parents, and it seems where ever you land on the issue, it can be a potential point of shame and judgement,
MUSIC IN THE HOME | a playlist for Daily Rhythms
“Music is the art of thinking with sounds.” ― Jules Combarieu Books and music have always created a backdrop for our days at home together, even as the specific rhythms have varied through the years. During our
Durango, Colorado
Some people prefer large soirees with friends and food and gifts to celebrate monumental birthdays, and we have hosted a couple of those fun events over the years. Yet as Mark’s fortieth birthday loomed, I wanted something quieter and