My Favorite Guilt-Free Treats

Tips for Finding Guilt-Free Treats and Rewards: Drink Something Cozy

I’ve been deep into Gretchin Rubin’s Happier podcast lately, and she said something in one of the more recent episodes that really stuck out to me: Treat Yo’Self but Don’t Say YOLO. The idea of “Treat Yo’Self” is from Parks & Recreation. Every year Tom and Donna have a “Treat Yo’Self” day where they treat themselves to… 

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November Faves

November Favorites - Things We Love Lately.

This month is flying by! I’ve been caught up in all the holiday planning for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and even some projects for January(!), which has definitely kept me on my toes. With all that fun in mind, here are a few things we love lately…

5 Good Books I’ve Loved This Year

5 Great Books I've Read This Year & Why I Loved Them.

It’s been a good reading year for me. Being part of a book club (even when other commitments have kept me from several of the meetings this year) has kept me in a good supply and Michael is such an avid reader, we’ve had a fun time exchanging recommendations. Here are a few of the… 

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October Favorite Things

October Faves - A gorgeous lip balm, the funniest podcast, a book you can't put down, and more! from

1. eos Sweet Mint Organic Lip Balm – This was left in a package on my doorstep from a mystery friend on my birthday. There were lots of lovely things, but this was one of them. My other favorite is Honest Company mint balm, but it comes in a 3-pack and I don’t love the… 

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Healing from Diastasis Recti

How I healed my diastasis recti from One Lovely Life

This post isn’t my norm, and is probably of no interest to some of you. In that case, let me direct you to the recipe index for some fun dessert browsing or the Five Fact Friday archives to look at Milo and Sophie. I mentioned a while back that I had diastasis recti with Milo’s… 

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September Favorites

September Favorites - Things we love this month! from

Thanks for your well wishes on Friday. The plastic surgeon thinks I’m going to get to avoid surgery and thinks my scarring shouldn’t be too severe (YAY!!!). It was a pretty uncomfortable weekend, so in an effort to avoid thinking about my face, I’ve been trying to focus on happy things. Seems like the perfect time… 

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August Favorites

August Faves - A few tried, tested, and loved favorites from

It’s been a while since I shared some favorite things! I really do wish I could have you all over regularly for a Favorite Things party (more about those here) since I love hearing what things other people find handy, helpful, or wonderful. Many of my very favorite things have been suggestions from other people! So, for no… 

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