August 2014 Stitch Fix Review

You’re going to have to forgive me this month. My husband has been working 7 days a week and super long days, so I wasn’t able to get a video done before I sent back the clothes I wasn’t keeping. I also lost the price sheet so I can’t post prices this month. I think […]

July 2014 Stitch Fix Review

Woohoo! It’s my favorite time of the month! My Stitch Fix is here and I get to play dress up! I’m going to tell you something super shameful. Please don’t judge me.  I’m pretty sure the last time I wore makeup before today was when I took pictures for last month’s Stitch Fix! Oh, the glamorous […]

June 2014 Stitch Fix Review

  This is my third Stitch Fix! I love shopping this way. I’m actually saving money, because I’m not buying things on impulse any more. I used to run to Target with Darling Baby in tow, grab a couple things that caught my eye quickly before he got bored, and tried them on at home. […]

April 2014 Stitch fix Review

I’ve been in a bit of a style slump lately. I’m a play-at-home mom and blogger, so my wardrobe needs are rarely fancier than jeans and a hoodie.  And that’s what I wear Every. Single. Day. And there’s really nothing wrong with that. But in the last couple of months two things have happened. The first thing is that I’ve found myself […]

5 Tools for Managing Depression and Anxiety

This is a guest post from Alexandra Hinton of the blog Caretactics. Alex has graciously offered to share her personal story of struggling with depression and anxiety, hitting rock bottom and finally turning her life around and taking charge. It is truly inspirational, and, I believe, can help many people who share experiences in common with Alex. […]

10 Steps to Living a Happy Life

 This post was written by my friend Julie de Lagarde. She is an incredible woman. Julie holds a black belt in Tai Chi, is an avid surfer, an author, practices acupuncture and blogs at Real Fit Mama. She is one of the most peaceful, happy and generous people I know, and I was so excited when […]

My Gradual Conversion to Minimalism

  Let Me Begin By Saying, I Love My Stuff I have never considered myself to be a minimalist, or even interested in the idea of minimalism really. I love my stuff. A lot of my stuff is really nice! But I recently had a moment of clarity that made me change my mind. However… […]

5 Ways to Love Yourself Through Depression

I wrote this article last week after a year of blogging about stuff like food, kids and salt scrubs. To say I was nervous as I hit the ‘publish’ button would be an understatement. I was terrified that by essentially “coming out of the closet” as a person who lives with chronic depression, I’d lose […]

10 Ways to Show Love to Someone With Depression

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Note: I have struggled with clinical depression since I was a child. It has been a constant companion I have learned to manage and while I am better now than I have ever been, every so often I feel it returning. I describe it to my husband as a “demon eating my […]

Green Thickie Challenge 2014!

How were your holidays? Did you enjoy them? Did you eat lots of good food? Were you BUSY? I know I was!And I did some shameful things. I went to McDonald’s. I bought frozen pizza. And ate it. I went to McDonald’s again. Yeah, that happened. I’ll be turning in my Real Foodie card at […]

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