10 Reminders on World Mental Health Day

You don’t have to be perfect to inspire other people. You have my permission to rest (now give yourself permission) You get to decide what matters in your life and act accordingly Your friends like you for who you are You are allowed to be loud & take up space You can unfollow anyone on […]

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Breaking My Blogging Hiatus

Is this thing on? It’s been a minute, dear reader, since we last spoke. In fact, I haven’t updated anything here for TEN MONTHS. So let’s take it back to January 2019: my department of 4 became a department of 2 (with me at the helm), I was working on enormous projects, and, frankly, wasn’t […]

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Holiday Card Reveal

Happy Monday y’all! I loved spending time with my family and friends this weekend (the 23rd was Evan’s birthday!) Now that it’s officially the Christmas season, I wanted to show you guys our holiday cards! The Photos Our friend and local photographer Allie Dearie offered us a 20-minute holiday session that we couldn’t pass up […]

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My October Bucket List

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables October is here, readers! I love September, but it hasn’t felt like fall in Connecticut lately–it’s either been stormy and grey or sunny and hot! Now that things are finally getting crisp this month, I’m excited […]

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My September Bucket List

Hi y’all; happy Friday! September is my absolute favorite month of the year (and not just because it’s my birth month!) The weather cools off, the leaves start to change, and we can all take some time to re-center and refresh before Fall truly begins. Today I’m going to share my must-do things this month! […]

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Media Monday: ASMR with ALB

(Or, how Darcy got her tingles back and managed her anxiety!) Welcome to another Media Monday, y’all! After a really busy weekend, I woke up this morning with a lot of anxiety. It’s something that I’ve struggled with since I was in high school, and have managed to generally control with therapy and self-care tools. […]

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My Journey to Eczema-Free Skin

Happy Friday, readers! Today I wanted to share a my healthy skin story with you. This post is not sponsored in any way; these are my honest opinions. In the winter of 2013, I suddenly started experiencing terrible eczema flareups. What started as a small red spot on the right side of my nose quickly […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Reminder Bots

Can a few lines of code really help us take care of ourselves? Welcome to another Wellness Wednesday! I’m going to be honest, reader, I spend a TON of time on Twitter. Probably too much time. But I recently found a way to break up the non-stop feed of news and hot takes: reminder bots. […]

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Media Monday: Gracious by Kelly Williams Brown

Part manner handbook, part therapy, part conversation with a close friend: a gracious guide to being a person Welcome, reader, I’m just so glad you’re here! It’s a Monday and that means it’s time for another media recommendation. July must be a mannerly month! Last week I recommended Shmanners, an etiquette podcast for the modern era. […]

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