February is one of my favorite months. The only thing that could make February better is if my birthday were in it. But all of these things happened in February: I met Dan, We closed on our house, and I had Sweet Pea. Also, the days start growing just a little bit longer this month … Continue reading February is my fave
It's that time of year again. When I think "I SAID this was going to be a minimalist about gifts but I got disorganized and I lost track of the presents and it got out of control and I know my kids will love the presents I painstakingly chose and wrapped for 72 hours and … Continue reading Best books of 2019
It's been about a year since I made the conscious decision to stop freaking out about food. I know a lot of you know exactly what I'm talking about. But in case you're from another planet, a dude, or in the .01% of badass women who feel totally comfortable in bodies and never stress about … Continue reading The best part of getting out of food anxiety hell
On Saturday evening, Dan and I were browsing at a used bookstore. It smelled like old books and burnt coffee. Fluorescent lighting cast an unnaturally bright glow on the jam-packed shelves. Not counting the woman who wouldn't stop talking loudly on her cell phone (and who wouldn't even pause her conversation to pay for her … Continue reading Saying Yes is Overrated—This is Why No is Actually the Best (Even if You Have FOMO)
I don’t remember exactly when I started hating my body. I when, as a senior in high school, I spontaneously lost five pounds as a result of being nervous and excited about a boy while simultaneously starting my job at Ben and Jerry’s. (In lieu of any free ice cream ever, the job offered frequent … Continue reading So you want to stop hating your body but you have no idea where to begin?