How to Look Amazing, Vol. 1 – Ask a Stylist

I have been putting off the “Beauty” portion of this blog because style, beauty, and fashion are such loaded terms.  I think everyone should feel beautiful, because as my daughter never fails to remind me when I ask her to brush her hair, “But Mom,...
Video Podcast

Video Podcast

I hope you had an amazing weekend!  We took a family trip to my favorite happy place, Zion National Park. I was interviewed last week by the amazing and amazingly organized Jenn of Home by Jenn.  She has a lot of great resources for keeping sane and I am so honored...
Bullet Journals

Bullet Journals

Have you ever heard of Bullet Journals?  I have played around with decorating blank journals in the past, but didn’t realize they had an actual name and system.  Every time I have started to create one, I have just gone out and looked for a planner to purchase....
Strawberry Banana Rhubarb “Ice Cream”

Strawberry Banana Rhubarb “Ice Cream”

Oh, spring!  We have so many strawberries, that we actually can’t eat them all.  Rather than letting them rot, I have been using them in salad, freezing them, and making lots of Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble, but we still have too much.  The last few days were nice...
8 Ways to Make Your Life Better – In 5 Minutes or Less

8 Ways to Make Your Life Better – In 5 Minutes or Less

Happy Saturday!  Do you have fun plans for the weekend?  We will be doing some hiking and celebrating family birthdays. I have a pretty long to-do list this weekend and thought would share some of the ways I am getting it all  some of it done. How to Improve Your...
Grapefruit Olive Oil Cake

Grapefruit Olive Oil Cake

I never have a hard time going through lemons, limes or oranges at my house, but grapefruit is a different story.  Grapefruit is in peak season right now, so thanks to my CSA I have a ton of it.  We actually do love to eat grapefruit, but somehow all of the sectioning...
DIY Flower Crowns

DIY Flower Crowns

It’s spring and in California we are in the middle of a superbloom, which just makes me want to be surrounded by flowers at all times! At the end of a very stressful day, visualizing wearing a flower crown and a long dress, eating outside, and sipping a cool,...