Lock me up in a kids world

Day 22 of #Janblogaday: Kids. Do you know what I mean when I say kids have  a way about them that make you want to drop your world for a single moment in theirs? Our world is complicated… and expensive, beautiful but demanding, extraordinary but…

Superpowerful and hungry

Day 19 of #Janblogaday: Superpowers. If I could have any superpower, what would it be? EASYYYY PEASYYY — that I could eat as much as I want with zero consequences, and (the clincher) that I could actually designate one food a day to be a…

Grandma took my room, so I took her pajamas

A little trip down memory lane for day ten of #Janblogaday.  My great-grandma Jane was the epitome of elegance — she wore dark velvet dresses with shoulder pads and beautiful antique jewelry that glimmered like her eyes. She always had a knitted afghan shawl draped…

Wintery Instagram jam

Day 9 of #Janblogaday from yours truly: Made with love. I don’t sew or craft or scrapbook. My idea of ‘making’ something usually involves chocolate and frosting, Photoshop and a Youtube tutorial, or a random midnight obsession turned into a new Pinterest board. I’m scissors…

A little honesty…

Eight days into January blog a day… today: some honesty. Blame the delay in posting today on blogger’s block (and a little babysitting). If I’m being honest… there was a time in my life where I was legitimately concerned for my ability to care about…

Embarrassing stories: Lindsey – 1, Dad – 4

SIXXXXXX… it’s day six. Six consecutive days of blogging in a row… PEOPLE, THIS HAS NEVER HAPPENED!!! Okay, getting on with it… Day 6 of January blog a day: Embarrassment. So in grade school I had these GAP overalls. (You didn’t wear in GAP in…

Day 1: New…. year, new resolution

Day 1 of January blog a day — New: New year, new resolution. If my life were some sort of book, last year would’ve been a notable chapter, I think. Words and phrases like ‘beautiful’ and ‘incredible’ and ‘so damn tough’ would fill those pages….