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24 Hours in South Carolina

My uncle died. He was not well for some time and his death was neither expected nor unexpected, but certainly sad. He was Dad’s older brother. When I learned that there would be a small memorial service at my family’s…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, The Fam, the here year, The Home Front, Uncategorized

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The Here Place

Found this gem while flipping through O Magazine recently. It was a weekend morning and I was home in my pajamas with my big old cup of coffee and I read these words and lit up. Loving the here place?…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., ON LIFE, ON LOVE, QUOTES., the here year, The Home Front

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NYC = Home

New York City. I was born and raised here. Now I am raising my three girls here. I can’t tell you how meaningful this is to me. I know this place. It is part of me. And yet. There is…

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

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Emily Dickinson on Home

“where thou art, that is home.”
{emily dickinson}…

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A Journey of One Inch

Thank you to my dear friend Lindsey for sending me this quote. Lindsey is one of the few souls whom I talked to about The HERE Year before I decided to kick it off and when I announced that I’d…

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The Here Year

Five years ago today, I started this blog.
To celebrate my blogiversary, I’m announcing something I’ve been thinking about and planning for a long while now:
The Here Year. 
During the coming year, I will focus on one thing: being…

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Posted in: A YEAR WITHOUT WINE., DAILY GRIND, DRY DAYS, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, the here year, The Home Front

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Modern Life, Love & Loss: 10 Lessons

Last night, I had the privilege of hosting friend and author Tré Miller Rodríguez for a Happier Hour salon here at my home. As has become a monthly tradition, we stuffed into my highlighter yellow living room to hear Tré…

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

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ADR Monday Moments 02.10.14

I’m quite blonde again and pretty stoked about it. Shallow? Perhaps, but I find myself celebrating my more superficial side these days.

For date night, Husband and I went to Barnes & Noble to see Modern Love editor Daniel Jones…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Monday Moments, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front

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28 Days of Play: She Is Me

Okay, this was a hard post for me to write, but it was also an important post for me to write. I’ve excerpted my piece below, but feel free to go straight here for the whole thing.
she is me…

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

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ADR Monday Moments 01.20.14

Some of you know this, but I’ve fallen madly in love with Moments. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I think that opening our eyes to the big and small moments of our days is a surefire…

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Posted in: IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Monday Moments, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front

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