Going Old-School, Baby!

I found this through Jodi. I love these old-school memes. They've always been a fun way to learn something about the bloggers we read. (And, yes, it's a good way to post when you want to write but don't have ideas!) What is the last thing you watched on TV?  The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion part 1. Yeah, I know. Don't judge me. When did you last step outside? What were you doing? About an hour ago. I took the dogs out to go to the bathroom and if I don't stand out there and … [Read More...]


Starting Again (Yes, Really)

I can't believe I haven't so much as logged in here in two months. I've actually missed writing here quite a bit, but I've been settling in to my new job and by the end of the day, I just haven't had the energy to even open my laptop. However, I'm … [Read More...]


I Got A Job! I Got A Job!

Hey! Guess what? I got a new job! I've been interviewing for a position at a magazine for months, and about a week and a half ago I was told that I didn't get it. I'm not going to lie — I was disappointed. But I thanked the editor for her time and … [Read More...]



I quit my job six months ago (SIX? Really? Holy cow!) and I'm starting to get antsy with where things are going. I've been so lucky that I've been freelancing since about October, but that's always feast or famine—more work than I can handle vs. … [Read More...]

Colourful 2014 in fiery sparklers

Out With The Old…

Last week I went to a lunch with my husband. His client asked us all to go around the table and tell everyone the best thing that happened to them in 2013. When they got to Bill he said, "Mo quitting her job!" I was next to him and said, "Hey! … [Read More...]


A Little Holiday Inspiration

We moved into our house 14 years ago this month, and two weeks later, before all of the boxes were unpacked, before we could figure out where everything should go, we hosted 24 people for Thanksgiving. I don't remember how or why that happened—maybe … [Read More...]



Meditate in May

I think we've established that I'm not always the most calm person on the planet. I'm your typical Type A (“A” is for “asshole”) person, who strives … [Read More...]

Gratitude #4

1. A full night's sleep WITHOUT the use of Tylenol PM or ZzzQuil. A first for me in a long time. 2. An amazing candle flow yoga class that brought … [Read More...]

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