All posts filed under “MUSINGS

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A Day in the City

It’s hard to believe that the weather lately has been so frigid cold. Last month, we’ve had days in the 60’s where some light layering was enough to keep you comfortable. Luckily, the stars and moon aligned when my sisters came to visit back in February and… Read More

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Hands Full

The struggle is real. There is a challenge balancing the many duties that we have as women at home & in the corporate world. For me, juggling both mommyhood & work although feels tough and impossible at times— makes me whole. I don’t feel complete without both.… Read More

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White Mani

Hello! Hope you had a great holiday weekend! I’m going to keep this post very short and sweet. Just sharing a white mani that I recently wore… Nothing makes me feel more well-kept than having my nails done. I’m not really obsessed with anything else… Read More

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Snow Day

Today was an official snow day for us. The office shut down and the schools were closed. However, the hubs went to work because he works at the hospital and it never closes. I had to spend the day solo with the littles which makes me a little… Read More

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Life and Lattes

Hello friends! I hope the New Year has been treating you well so far. My life has been unbelievably busy but I am not complaining! I’ve been so blessed to finally found what seems to be the job of my dreams. Ever since joining J. Jill as… Read More

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Reflecting on 2016

It has been one of the most challenging yet rewarding year of my life so far. I have to say 2016 was the year that I truly understood the power of human connection. I started the year off a bit (actually, a whole lot) uncertain… Read More

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Christmas Prep

Around this time of the year, Zoey and Axel know that Santa and his elves are working overtime to wrap and deliver presents to kids who are nice on Christmas eve. At our home, we are also prepping for Santa’s arrival. Our Christmas tree went up the… Read More

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Brush Happy with Hello

As parents, we’ve all been there. The struggle is real. Everything toddler-related is a losing battle. My two and a half year old son, Axel, is a real confident man. He knows what he wants and never gives up- ever. Even if that means going completely… Read More

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The Mini-Luxuries

Isn’t life about the little things? The simple touches, the small acts of kindness, the subtle ways to express that you care- they’re all a big part of our happiness. For me, it’s the little quiet moments that I can steal for myself- listening to… Read More

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City Mom- The Daily Grind

I love city life. The bustling energy is invigorating and provides a great source of inspiration and creativity. The daily hustle and tight square footage may be a little overwhelming, stressful or even claustrophobic to some, but beauty is in the eye of the beholder.… Read More

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Pumpkin Patch ’16

Fall festivities are by far my most favorite things to look forward to this time of the year. Not only is the weather perfect (all you need is some light layering to keep cozy) but everything else is also sort of magical. This past weekend,… Read More

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White Fireplace Mantels

Isn’t this such a good time to start using the fireplace? The mornings are chilly and on some days, it’s damp and gray. Even better! Imagine lounging in a robe, flipping through magazines, listening to French jazz and sipping lattes while enjoying the warmth of… Read More

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Chocolate Pumpkin Spiced Latte

I love all the special things that fall has to offer- the snuggles, layers, foliage, pumpkins, lattes and so much more. There’s something different in the air which can be sensed but not actually seen. There’s only one word to describe it- magic. One of my… Read More

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The Bucket List

Happy Friday everyone! I’ve been so stationery-obsessed and just wanted to share yet another set by Elum Designs. Like shoes and handbags, a gal can never have enough beautiful stationery, right? This Bucket List pad is perfect as the ultimate desk accessory. Ideal for jotting… Read More

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Merci Beaucoup

I received the most darling cards from Elum Designs and my heart skipped a beat. They are the cutest ‘Thank You’ cards I’ve ever seen. There is something to be said about things that are minimal, chic and oh so French! Please keep reading for a… Read More

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Elum Designs- Giveaway!

Whatever happened to sending handwritten notecards or writing your thoughts down in a journal? Whenever I receive a personal note in the mail, it always makes me smile. This doesn’t happen often but when it does, I feel special. Emails and texts lack that personal touch… Read More