Skincare in Your 30’s

So, skincare is different in your 30’s. I don’t think I ever really paid attention to my skin a decade ago.  I’ll be honest, I pretty much abused my youthful epidermis.  I was a frequent visitor of the tanning beds in college (gasp!), I never used SPF over 15 (double gasp), and I would frequently […]

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Fat & Sexy

My husband and I went out for a date night last weekend, a rare event these days since the birth of our second child.  I bought a new top for the occasion, threw on one of the three pairs of jeans that fit me, and gingerly stepped into heels I haven’t braved in over a […]

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Braids Part 2: Old Dog, New Tricks

Around these parts, Erinn is and will always be the braid expert (see her original braid post here).  I, however, am a braid moron.  I think, like all other moral deficiencies, this stems back to childhood.  All my female peers were out learning to braid on their American Girl dolls, effectively destroying Samantha’s pristine tresses, […]

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Babymoon: Spa Edition

As I’ve written about in a previous post, I am a big believer in traveling sans kids every once in awhile to maintain your sanity, your identity, and your relationship.  So when hubby and I found out we were pregnant with baby #2, one of the first things we talked about was when to schedule […]

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The Search for a Chemical Free Beauty Routine

When K was very little and I would rock him to sleep, he would reach up and touch my eyelashes with his tiny finger to sooth himself. The second I felt the brush of his finger tips against the fringe of my lashes, everything around me would slow down and the day would melt away–It […]

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Braids: An Imperfect Perfection

“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor.” Ann Lamot When I was pregnant with K, I started spending lots of time on instagram and pinterest. Eventually, I started down the proverbial rabbit hole of the braid world. Tousled blond bombshells with braids tumbling down their backs, crowns of twists sans bumps or imperfections–and to top […]

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