Category Archives: Self Care

  The monthly anniversaries have me coming back to the blog feeling like I should give an update up sorts. And I want to– I want the chance to tell you the birds-eye view of how I’ve been feeling especially since it’s impossible to keep everyone up-to-date on a personal level with all that I’ve […]

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  How am I? I’m okay. Thanksgiving was hard. The week after my birthday was hard. Sundays are hard. But Christmas was nice. It was good. I was okay. I felt love and Christmas magic. I felt Jesus. But reality has certainly settled in. He’s really gone and I’m really single and I am doubting […]

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BJ and I have been saving up for a while and we finally have a chunk of money set aside. We’ve had our eyes on three big purchases we want to make but the catch is we really only have money to do ONE of the three big purchases we had in mind. So how do we […]

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Hygge [n.] a complete absence of anything annoying or emotionally overwhelming; taking pleasure from the presence of gentle, soothing things.   Have some hygge? My cousin sent me this pack of napkins, along with note explaining the idea behind hygge. She lives in Denmark and explained the ideal to me like this: “HYGGE” is huge in […]

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I was in a cabin in the woods. No phone. No internet. No talk of cancer. Just food- cheese crackers wine steak pasta pancakes bacon And fun- dancing RadioLab podcasts journaling reading magazine-ing walking around the pond just a little Real Housewives of New Jersey cat snuggling picture-taking More thoughts on the trip later, I […]

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