Thanksgiving 2005

Can I be brutally honest? ...more

Falling Into Winter Capsule Wardrobe

When I decided to take on this whole capsule wardrobe challenge, I knew right away that “three month” capsules wouldn’t work for my lifestyle and climate. But, as I told you all when I shared my Early Fall Capsule, that’s the beauty of this concept! You can totally tweak it and make it work for whatever your situation ....more

In Praise of Light-Washed Jeans

I’m going to be putting up another capsule wardrobe post very soon, detailing the contents of my “Falling Into Winter” capsule. It’s going well, so far, and I’ve been very much enjoying transitioning into some colder weather pieces, while retaining some Early Fall faves. ...more

To the Converts and the Curious

I’ve told you all before: I’m a cradle Catholic....more

What would you ask Jesus?

My children all attend Faith Formation (AKA CCD, AKA church school, AKA bible school) classes. We go every other Sunday at our parish center. I teach the one and only first grade class offered that day ....more

TAG Worries…

I’ve written a bit about the gifted population before. As a whole– I mean the whole “talented and gifted” category– it’s not really that small a percentage of the population. By actual definition, anywhere between six and ten percent of children should technically qualify for TAG programming ....more


So, last Christmas, we got a kitten. ...more

An Ode to Greek Yogurt

Where would I be without you, oh, Greek Yogurt? ...more

In Case You Don’t Always Stare Meaningfully At Your Spouse…

So, there’s this article flying around social media these days. It has to do with a photographer who took shots of people together and then edited out the phones from their hands. ...more

Mini Confirmations

Ours is not a faith that tends to devote a lot of time to memorizing scripture. ...more