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I'm always on the hunt for new ways to show up as my bestie self and live a life of joy, confidence, and originality (yes, my relentlessness sometimes drives my family nutso).

It's an imperfect process, but these are some of my best ideas and most helpful tips - everything from quick hits to make your life more fun to ideas for showing up consistently in your life.



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So, you’ve had a day and now you need a pick-me-up where all you have to do is snuggle in and be entertained. Have I got the list for you! I didn’t put a lot of the usual TV suspects on the list – Arrested Development, Veep, Fleabag – ones that everyone has at least […]

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For as long as I can remember, I’ve had all of these huge goals that I wanted to accomplish. I have had this feeling that I was destined for more than I was letting myself be and do on a daily basis. But, I haven’t been able to get around myself. Do you know what […]

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I’m going to say something that you already know, but seems important to reiterate occasionally: You only have now. Like this very moment. The past is over and the future hasn’t yet happened so you literally have this moment we’re in (thank you for spending it reading this post, btw). Yet, how often do we […]

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I think we’ve all learned a lot during Covid, and turns out, I’m a nail gal (truly, the insights just keep coming). I didn’t realize how deeply ingrained my bi-weekly nail appointments were until I was stuck at home with raggedy nails and no real way to fix them. Not that I didn’t try! I, […]

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Have you ever had that slightly desperate feeling while at dinner with friends (or in line at the grocery store or coffee shop or wherever) where you start to think you might not have the funds to cover what you’re doing? I can remember sitting with friends in a gorgeous locale and not being able […]

woman wearing purple dress with white sneakers and swinging her gold kitchen cabinet outside

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The thing I didn’t realize about designing a house is how much my style would evolve over the process. Part of it was due to hiring an interior designer, part was just learning more about the process, part was my husband nixing certain ideas. The one place I have stayed true though is my dedication […]

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So, it’s the week before Halloween and you just realized you have nothing to wear? THE HORRORS! Fortunately, I have three last minute Halloween costume ideas that are super-easy to throw together and use things you can find in your closet (not sure how extensive your wig collection is so I added some links for […]

mom in gold boots with vacuum cleaner

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How’re you gals holding up? I just want to start this post by saying, I am here for you.  I mean that so sincerely. I don’t want any of us to feel alone and part of what’s keeping me going right now is showing up for you. So, tell me in the comments or by […]

mom wearing pink dress with leopard coat over shoulders

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One of my hard and fast fashion rules is I don’t buy items for my everyday life unless I can wear them multiple ways. I try and stick to it throughout my wardrobe, but sometimes items like oversized, pink tulle skirts come up and a gal needs an escape hatch so she can rock her […]

A TV on a wall with a sideboard and plants and decorative objects.

So, you’ve had a day and now you need a pick-me-up where all you have to do is snuggle in and be entertained. Have I got the list for you! I didn’t put a lot of the usual TV suspects on the list – Arrested Development, Veep, Fleabag – ones that everyone has at least […]

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woman wearing blue star face mask against peach background

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had all of these huge goals that I wanted to accomplish. I have had this feeling that I was destined for more than I was letting myself be and do on a daily basis. But, I haven’t been able to get around myself. Do you know what […]

read more

I’m going to say something that you already know, but seems important to reiterate occasionally: You only have now. Like this very moment. The past is over and the future hasn’t yet happened so you literally have this moment we’re in (thank you for spending it reading this post, btw). Yet, how often do we […]

read more

hand holding several envelopes of manime gels in different colors

I think we’ve all learned a lot during Covid, and turns out, I’m a nail gal (truly, the insights just keep coming). I didn’t realize how deeply ingrained my bi-weekly nail appointments were until I was stuck at home with raggedy nails and no real way to fix them. Not that I didn’t try! I, […]

read more

Have you ever had that slightly desperate feeling while at dinner with friends (or in line at the grocery store or coffee shop or wherever) where you start to think you might not have the funds to cover what you’re doing? I can remember sitting with friends in a gorgeous locale and not being able […]

read more

woman wearing purple dress with white sneakers and swinging her gold kitchen cabinet outside

The thing I didn’t realize about designing a house is how much my style would evolve over the process. Part of it was due to hiring an interior designer, part was just learning more about the process, part was my husband nixing certain ideas. The one place I have stayed true though is my dedication […]

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