It’s been a while since I’ve done a post about what’s been going on lately. So, here goes. This is a long, random one! If you follow my instastories, you will have seen a lot of this before. We lost our little dog, Dakota on Labor Day. She was 15 years old and we’d had… Read More Life Lately
Let me share one of the lovely things that has happened to my body since it has been home to 4 babies in 7 years. If you are squeamish, stop reading. In order for your stomach to expand to accommodate those little lovelies, your stomach muscles separate. This is called diastasis recti. I have heard… Read More Just Breathe
Are you familiar with Game of Thrones? or GOT as us nerds call it? Well, just in case you aren’t, let me give you a very brief synopsis relative to what I want to share today. Daenerys Targaryen, the rightful queen of the Seven Kingdoms has been in exile in Westeros her entire life. Her… Read More Is He Ruggedly Handsome?
“I hated having a body at all. My body made it impossible for me to succeed at being a girl. The universe had presented me with some very obvious rules for femaleness: Be small and quiet and wispy and stoic and light and smooth and don’t fart or bleed or bloat or tire or hunger… Read More Raising Girls in a Broken World
I keep seeing these facebook and instagram posts about fall; fall outfits, fall food, fall weather. These people obviously don’t live in Charleston. Fall doesn’t usually come for us until October or later sometimes. However, it has been amazing here. It has definitely gotten me excited for fall. So I baked pumpkin bread! This recipe… Read More Pumpkin Bread
We’ve been in hurricane prep mode here for about 5 days, though it appears that we are mostly in the clear. School was canceled for three days and the surf has been good, or at least promising. All of this goes to say that my kids are home and my husband is not. The weather… Read More Wild and Free
Little Luke turned 6 years old yesterday. I LOVE celebrating their birthdays. Getting to say YES to everything all day long is like a dream come true for both of us. Yes, you can have donuts and bacon for breakfast and ham and bacon for dinner (real requests). Yes, you can have a new bike!… Read More Birthday Boy