thankful1

Thankful

A moment of calm before the holiday storm. I sit in a small coffee shop and I sip my almond milk latte and stare at a screen. Music plays. Two women behind me talk loudly. Outside, people shuffle by and…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam

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THE RAMBLERS

Novel News: A Hardcover Deal for THE RAMBLERS!

I’m so thrilled to announce that after four-plus years of writing, editing and periodic 4:30am lunacy, I’ve just sold my second novel THE RAMBLERS to the wonderful Lucia Macro at William Morrow (Harper Collins). I’m so incredibly grateful to my…

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Posted in: BOOKS., DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., WRITING

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here & now 12

Do not wait for life.

1. I work so hard. I pour my heart and soul and body and mind into the things I love most in the world and I go to bed each night hoping against hope that I’m doing okay, that my…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, the here year

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process

Don’t judge yourself. It’s a process.

I have a history of being tough on myself. I like to make goals and to reach them. I have little tolerance for stumbling, for fumbling, for falling short. And yet. And yet the crazy thing is that this is…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES.

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flove

ADR Friday Loves 11.14.14

i’m loving…
… this ketlery.
 … these pumps.
… this article on Facebook and numbers.
… these Kinds.
… this open letter.
… this true owl costume.
… these jammies.
… this It’s not you.
… these Mommy words.
……

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Friday Loves, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES.

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hudson

12 Questions About Love

Do you love yourself?
Do you love what you do?
Do you love your body?
Do you love your mind?
Do you love the family you’ve come from?
Do you love the family you’ve created??
Do you love your partner?…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE

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wellness faves

7 Wellness Faves

1. Siggi’s Yogurts. I’ve fallen in love with both the coconut and the pumpkin pie flavors. Add a sprinkling of chia seeds and perfection.
2. Sriracha Sauce. My friend turned me onto this super spicy sauce and I’ve been putting…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES.

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JoJennyFoundling2

An Even Happier Hour with Jo Piazza & Jenny Nordberg

It’s 8:32am on a Tuesday morning. I’ve just burned a once-gorgeous tomato/Parmesan/onoin/kale frittata and spilled coffee all over my kitchen, but still I’m smiling. I’m smiling because last night was nothing short of incredible.
Last night, I co-hosted a Happier…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, happier hours, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, The Home Front

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eggs

Wellness Week #1: 11 Things I’m Doing Differently

1. Writing it all down. Every day, I’m keeping a diary of what I eat and drink, what vitamins I take, how much water I consume. By 9pm every night, I email my diary to my friend and nutritionist Lauren…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, The Home Front, Uncategorized

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drinking problem

2 Emails About Drinking

Wellness. That’s the topic I’m exploring this month for my HERE Year. I ditched the Halloween candy and began eating well on the first of the month and have been sending my food diaries each night to my talented and…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen

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