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christmas family

ADR Friday Loves 12.19.14

i’m loving…
… the above Christmas family portrait by Middle Girl.
… this Abundance Without Attachment.
… this bookstore.
… these intention tattoos.
… this New York book.
… & this New York book.
… these love letter napkins.
……

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birthday

Happy 39th, Husband!

husband,
I love you.
That’s what matters. That’s what matters most. I know life is nutty and zapping and these three beautiful girls keep us from doing anything close to relaxing, but it’s all pretty great, isn’t it? Today is…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, The Home Front

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dec13

13 Moments & a Ladybug Winner

4:41am this morning. I sat at my kitchen island with my laptop and my big old mug of coffee and communed with my new characters. Time blazed by I and heard little girl footsteps on the stairs.

Last night before…

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

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marissa

ADR Friday Love: Marissa Alperin Studio

Earlier this week, my wonderful literary agent Brettne Bloom brought me to a trunk show for Brooklyn jewelry designer Marissa Alperin. Marissa is a beautiful person and her pieces are gorgeous. In the picture above, Marissa (center) and I are…

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

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dream

This Is It

I found a quote this morning. A Victor Hugo quote: Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.
How beautiful are these…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, The Fam

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5 stocking

My 5 Stocking Life

Tuesday night. 9:08pm. On my way to bed (yes, uber-early) and paused for a sec to look into my darkened living room. The tree was still lit with its white lights and I stared at the 5 stockings hanging from…

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

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allison and john

Peter Pan LIVE! Tonight’s the Night!

Three weeks ago, I posted this pic on Facebook and Instagram and wrote the following:

7+ years ago, I took my baby (Big Girl who’s now in 2nd grade) to a lunch for new moms. I returned week after week…

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gratitude

Why Gratitude?

I have a memory. We were gathered with friends around our big white kitchen island. We were talking about light stuff – kids, school, vacations, etc – but then somehow we veered into more meaty existential terrain and started talking…

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

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tree1

Be Well. Be Imperfect. Be Grateful.

Today is the first of December. We got back yesterday afternoon from South Carolina where we spent the Thanksgiving holiday with my family. It was a good trip even though it was also exhausting and now we are home, happy…

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

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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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