Why No-Screens Night Has Become My Favorite Night of the Week

I can't believe I actually look forward to it, but first let me explain the beauty of one night a week... Reading material... It's just one night! Gone are the days of unrealistic expectations. I am not a conspiracy theorist and I am also not anti-technology. I didn't come here to shame or judge anybody [...]

How I Hosted an Awesome Kid-Friendly Wedding

In my last post, I talked about why children make the best wedding guests. My opinion, which I made pretty clear, is that it's wonderful and makes your wedding a really special experience. There are plenty of things you can do to make it go more smoothly and alleviate concerns. Here's a list of what [...]

Why Children Make the Best Wedding Guests

I had four flower girls and a ring bearer at my wedding. Our guest list included over fifty small children (though of course fifty didn’t come- you never get 100% RSVP rate).  There were so many people who asked me in my two-year engagement if we would allow children at our wedding I lost count. [...]

AM & PM ROUTINES: How I broke my habit of always being LATE!

AM & PM ROUTINES: How I broke my habit of always being LATE!

I used to be the perpetually late frazzled mom, scrambling to get out the door, yelling at my kid, losing my patience, constantly forgetting something crucial that I desperately needed for my day. Can anybody relate??? Living this way stressed me out SO much! I always felt like I wasn't keeping up or was letting [...]

How I Talked To My Little Girl About White Supremacy

How I Talked To My Little Girl About White Supremacy

How should a privileged white woman discuss racial injustice on her mommy blog? Where does white supremacy fit in the middle of my videos about making cheeseburgers or my obsession with Disney World? Should I discuss it before or after I make quesadillas on my instagram stories? It doesn't belong here any more than any [...]

Bigger Picture on Hair! + Bleach Blonde Product Recommendations

Bigger Picture on Hair! + Bleach Blonde Product Recommendations

https://youtu.be/FMCxKnYUS-s   NEW VIDEO! I am trying to do more of this! The beginning is kinda for everyone. I talk about COVID, hair stylists, and our emotions around hair, as well as blonde privilege. If you're interested in bleach blonde hair care, whether you have blonde hair, OR you're thinking of going blonde, I talk [...]

Bandwidth

Bandwidth

  Historically, the chances of me consistently keeping up with a regular blog are about 6%. I have ideas, oh yes, I have ideas, but will I push through? In the past I have written, and to nobody's shock more than mine, actually been PUBLISHED writing, about all manner of pop culture, style, fashion, beauty, [...]

I Know It Says It’s Not a Diet, But Here’s How to Know For Sure…

I Know It Says It’s Not a Diet, But Here’s How to Know For Sure…

The diet industry knows that you want to be healthy and they know you don't want to be on a diet, so they have changed their marketing strategy to make you think that diets are healthy and that they aren't diets.  They use some reasonable sounding nutrition advice to sell you on all the benefits [...]

Don’t Let the Diet Industry Ruin Your Holidays!

Don’t Let the Diet Industry Ruin Your Holidays!

Whether you're a big raging unapologetic radical feminist like myself who has fully embraced body acceptance OR you're still catching up and are still invested in some form of weight loss, it doesn't matter, this message is for all. If you live on planet earth, you might have noticed that holidays have become a big [...]