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Thoughts on Selfies, Happiness & Giving

Yesterday afternoon, I holed up in my study to catch up on some work. I’m enrolled in Marie Forleo’s B-School (incredible so far) and I watched the weekly video modules. My sister Ceara called and we talked for a while.…

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On Spring Break & the Bright Side

We are just back from a week away. The girls are on Spring Break from school and we split the time between my sister’s fabulous new home in Charleston and our family’s place an hour outside of Charleston. The girls…

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ADR Friday Loves 03.13.15

i’m loving…
  … this Before I Go.
… this Parm.
… this piece on Disney & grief.

… this piece on Authorpreneurship.
… this exercise in presence.
… these Dying Wishes.
… these snap-circuits.
… this not-a-parenting-essay.
… this perfume…

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Little Girl Is Four!

On Friday (March 6th), Little Girl turned 4. This fact felt, and feels, impossible to me. That my baby (who hates the word baby) has been around for four full years is truly difficult for me to believe. The day…

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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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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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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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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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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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How Many Friends Do You Have?

How many friends do you have?
If you are like me, you don’t really know how to answer this question. These days, there are so many types of friends to have. Real-life-flesh-and-blood friends. The ones we have coffee and lunch…

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