Voting with my dollars is ever-important to me, which is why you’ll often find me scouring local thrift stores when the small folks in my home begin to tell me their pants are decidedly cropped, their tees now of the midi variety. Another day, another growth spurt, another Goodwill run – and so it goes.
I’ve long-desired a fellow introverted mother to come alongside me and teach me her ways. With an inherent bent toward quiet, peace, and calm – how do we introverts navigate a life with children who are decidedly… un-so? The good news: it’s here. Or rather, she is. Creatively woven with the wisdom of classic literary
I like to keep a busy box on hand for afternoons when a girlfriend is in a pinch and needs to chat over tea for an (uninterrupted) hour or so. It’s simple enough; a box of craft supplies and activities the kids don’t have everyday access to – something to delight, surprise and busy them
For us, the holiday season often means a door wiiiiiide open (and the snowy draft to prove it). Chili bubbling on the stove, mulled wine simmering in the slow cooker, rosemary bread rising in the oven. Scents upon scents upon scents. This year, I added Plant Therapy’s Cozy for Christmas set to the rotation, and
Cutting to the chase here: You guys. I’ve found the perfect pair of denim. Soft and stretchy but not too stretchy, wonderfully high-waisted, fabric that hugs but doesn’t tug, know what I mean? And ethically made to boot! (Or should I say boot cut?) Everlane just released their first line of stretch high-rise skinny jeans,
You guys know by now I’m a firm believer in custom gifts. The more specific, the better. Once, a friend visited our home and left a 3-page haiku on the guest bed, complete with hand-drawn illustrations and (highly illegible) footnotes. We framed it that afternoon. If you’ve got a friend in your life who always
I fell head over heels for Chandler, the founder behind Haiti Design Co, on my first visit there nearly 3 years ago. A whip-smart woman with boots on the ground, I was endlessly impressed by her ability to empower the women she employs in a nontraditional, holistic way. She runs her Port-au-Prince studio with grace,
Educating our kids about the importance of preserving our planet’s natural resources is never far from my mind, but finding books that strike the right tone for little ears can be a challenge. Enter The Big PickSure Book: a blend of wisdom and joy for a lighthearted, rhythmic (oh-so-empowering!) read. The premise is simple –