Self-care Sunday: facial regimen

This day and age the number of beauty products on the market is astounding and can easily feel overwhelming, with new products popping up daily. Let me be honest here. In the U.S the beauty industry is one with very few guidelines, not always required to divulge certain ingredients or practices. It was not only important … Continue reading Self-care Sunday: facial regimen

Self-care Sunday: winter fix

  I don't know about you but every winter my skin's glistening-glow quickly fades to a dry-dull mess if I don't keep on top of it.  I try to spend as much time outside as possible but the harsh weather on our New England coast never ceases to take a toll on my skin. Aside from … Continue reading Self-care Sunday: winter fix

Catching up

 This time of year, the crispness of autumn begins to fade into the heaviness of winter. Everything seems to speed up and I tend to feel like I don't have much time to catch my breath. Lately I've been adding countless tasks to the 'to-do' list, curating a home-life routine with our new baby, and preparing … Continue reading Catching up

My favorite pregnancy products

Who's a gigantic pregnant slacker?! I AM!! It has clearly been some time since my last post. Whats my excuse you ask? Well, Master Of None Season 2 came out on Netflix. Oh wait, that was a few weeks ago and I haven't posted in almost two months. Also, I binge watched the whole season … Continue reading My favorite pregnancy products

Pregnancy After Loss

A few days before Christmas, I received a phone call from the fertility clinic my husband and I had been working with for over two years. At this point, I associated the clinic’s number popping up on my phone with agony of receiving bad news. I’d see that number and my heart would drop. As … Continue reading Pregnancy After Loss

Treat Yo Self Day!

I've been FEELIN' the winter blues lately and desperately craving some personal nourishment. A day at the spa can be a fantastic way to pamper yourself but if you're anything like me, you may be seeking a less costly way to satisfy your day-spa dreams. I planned a 'Treat Yo Self Day' at my house with … Continue reading Treat Yo Self Day!

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

In my case it was hands down the egg that came first! While visiting a friend's family farm in Santa Barbara I had an experience that changed my life forever. It was the taste of farm fresh eggs collected from their coop for our breakfast that won over my taste buds and ignited my desire to raise … Continue reading Which came first, the chicken or the egg?