5 Simple ways to add a Little Hygge to your Life

November 16, 2018

With the recent daylight saving time shift and our family's personal loss, I have been finding some simple ways to incorporate a bit of hygge into our home and our days. It has been so needed! We all appreciate a soft place to rest our heads-- and our homes are a wonderful place to start. The fall and winter months ... Read More

Five Tips to Begin a Meditation Practice

November 2, 2018

  I began meditating at a time of great tumult in my life. From what I have read, painful moments have been a catalyst for many a meditator! It has been nearly three years now--and most days, I meditate ten minutes every morning. If I am feeling especially burdened by anxiety or strong emotions, I may add an extra session ... Read More

Autumn Capsule Breakfast Menu

October 23, 2018

I have tried something new with our breakfast ritual recently. A capsule breakfast menu. You know how much I enjoy my capsule wardrobe! Yes!  Well, I thought the same benefits might apply to meal planning and our breakfast meal. How It Works All I do is choose three options for breakfast that both children love. This may seem obvious but ... Read More

Fall Leaves and Letting Go

September 25, 2018

Photo by Scott Tallman The life of a leaf The leaves have begun to turn color in the nearby canyon. I have always loved how nature has a sense of flare. Autumn seems to provide the perfect canvas for one last burst of richness before winter's whites, greys, and browns take over the palette of the natural world. It is a ... Read More

Ways to Savor Autumn

September 18, 2018

I love the idea of living in the moment. I do. Still, a little planning can go a long way. Especially when it comes to savoring the few short months of the autumn season. I want to go deep with autumn. Really experience it. Have you felt the morning crisp in the air these past few days? Have you noticed ... Read More

Connecting with Teens

September 13, 2018

We are fortunate to have two teens living in our home. Winston is fourteen--and in ninth grade. Clara is seventeen--and a senior in high school. Their lives are always in motion, constantly swirling in a mix of different identities and moods that vary from moment to moment. I find the teen years naturally place me in a rather heightened state as ... Read More

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