Day: June 23, 2016


father’s day: time to appreciate my husband, too

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I am so bad…at remembering birthdays and holidays. I make sure that my phone reminds me at least a week in advance after I have already bought the gift. I am just that bad. Jay and I aren’t really gift people. We know this about each other, and we actually kind of […]

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traveling with baby: never lose an opportunity

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I have carried around this collection of essays from R.W. Emerson since I was in high school. It has made every move with me, from my parents house as a kid, to college dorms, to city apartments, to my home now. I LOVE THIS BOOK. His essays feel like really good movies […]

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we are always getting ready to live but never living

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Lately I have been tired. Really tired. My husband (bless his heart) is gone a lot of nights. And the nights he is home, I still don’t sleep much. Anouk was born almost 9 months ago and still doesn’t sleep through the night without waking to eat a few times. By the […]

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montreal: love of beauty

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!A few years ago, my best friend and I decided we needed to get out of gloomy Milwaukee. We really wanted Europe but had a budget of Cleveland. After finding some coupon codes that get you from Toronto to Montreal on ViaRail for about 50 bucks round trip, we knew that this […]

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flashback: thailand a tourist paradise

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Jay and I were married a little over 2 years ago, and time has absolutely flown. With wedding season upon us, honeymoon pictures are all over my Facebook feed. It is such a pleasure to look at these pictures from my desk (shhhh! don’t tell my boss!) and imagine what it’s like […]

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