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09.02.22

Weekend Reading: Labor Day Weekend Sales, Travel, and Life Lately

What a week! Two houseguests, the girls started preschool, I had a meeting …

What a week! Two houseguests, the girls started preschool, I had a meeting for a big site rebrand and redesign, and I’ve been getting ready for our trip. Packing to travel across the world with a toddler and preschooler is an experience. It’s the last weekend our pool is open, …

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08.21.22

Weekend Reading, 8.21.22: Life Lately, Links, and The Nanny Search

Yesterday was rainy and today was cloudy, and it’s been nice to slow …

Yesterday was rainy and today was cloudy, and it’s been nice to slow down a little bit this weekend. It’s been a big week and really, a big month since finishing treatment. So I’ve been in cozy, slow-down, organize the house mode, and made some major progress. One of my …

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08.15.22

What’s On My Mind This Week: Houseguests and Traveling to Europe

I feel like all my posts as of late have been about how …

I feel like all my posts as of late have been about how we’re in a good little summer groove. We’re living life. It’s just that our lives feel so unbelievably different than they did for the longest time, and I’m really enjoying every moment. I am happier than I …

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08.13.22

Weekend Reading: 7.13.22, Pickleball, Plans, and Links

We’re still really making the most of summer and have been going nonstop.

We’re still really making the most of summer and have been going nonstop. It feels good! Lots of plans with old and new friends, trips to the pool, pickleball, and trying to get the house settled and organized for fall. Here’s a new weekend reading post: recent finds and what …

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08.02.22

Margot’s End of Treatment Celebration

After spending more than half her life in treatment for Leukemia, Margot finally …

After spending more than half her life in treatment for Leukemia, Margot finally rang the bell. No more port, chemo, spinal taps, or steroids. No more late night ER trips and isolating because we’re afraid she’ll get sick. On May 16, 2020, our lives felt like they were over. But …

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07.29.22

Weekend Reading: The Bell and Recent Finds

What a week. 🌈 If you follow me on instagram, you know that …

What a week. 🌈 If you follow me on instagram, you know that Margot rang the bell marking the end of treatment. I didn’t know what to expect, but it ended up being one of the most meaningful moments of my life. Over half of my time as a mom …

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07.25.22

What’s On My Mind This Week: End of Treatment

What a week! Margot took her last dose of chemo on Saturday morning.

What a week! Margot took her last dose of chemo on Saturday morning. We were finally able to have a birthday party for the girls since her fever protocol ended the following day. I had one planned before her port removal but was too nervous about c*vid or a possible …

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07.17.22

Weekend Reading: 7.17.22

I never want to move again. Ever. I couldn’t be happier that we …

I never want to move again. Ever. I couldn’t be happier that we moved, but the packing, moving, unpacking, and making a house a home process is so much work. We’ve made some serious progress and there’s still so much to do. I feel eternally behind and checked out on …

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07.14.22

On My Mind This Week: Party Planning, Moving, and My Hard Thing

We moved into our new house on Monday, and this entire week has …

We moved into our new house on Monday, and this entire week has been a lot. I’m so sore from being on my feet and unpacking for 10+ hours a day. I don’t think I haven’t written a post for almost a week since I went full-time in 2021, but …

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07.10.22

Weekend Reading: 7.10.22

We’re moving into our new house tomorrow, and Margot turned 4 a few …

We’re moving into our new house tomorrow, and Margot turned 4 a few days ago, so I’ve been pretty checked out this week. The house is mostly packed up, but we still have a lot to do, and the new house is beautiful but a bit of a mess. I’m …

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06.26.22

On My Mind This Week: Birthdays, Surgery, and Choosing a Floor Stain

This week is going to be crazy. We’re celebrating Kate’s birthday tomorrow and …

This week is going to be crazy. We’re celebrating Kate’s birthday tomorrow and Margot has surgery (and a week of steroids) later this week. There’s a lot happening at the new house, too. We’re meeting our kitchen designer, wallpaper installer, and I’m working on window treatments with Hunter Douglas. Choosing …

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05.30.22

Life Update and What’s On My Mind This Week

Over the last week, spending time with my family has been the one …

Over the last week, spending time with my family has been the one thing that feels right. As someone who runs anxious, and as a mom, I’ve been consumed by recent events. It’s impossible not to be. And while it’s been a really heavy week for all of us, things feel …

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05.16.22

On My Mind Today: 2 Years Since Diagnosis

It’s a beautiful, sunny day, and an otherwise ordinary one, which is something …

It’s a beautiful, sunny day, and an otherwise ordinary one, which is something I do not take for granted. Two years ago, this day, May 16, was one of the worst days Two years ago on May 16, Margot was diagnosed with Leukemia. There’s a lot on my mind today …

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05.07.22

Loss and Hope on Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day just one day away, I want to share this (old) …

With Mother’s Day just one day away, I want to share this (old) post about loss and hope on Mother’s Day. It was written when I was pregnant with my first daughter, and now, four years later, I’m a mom to two girls. But something big is missing and there’s …

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04.24.22

On My Mind, 4.24.22: Life Lately and Working Without Childcare

It’s been a minute since I’ve done one of these posts, and so …

It’s been a minute since I’ve done one of these posts, and so much has changed since early March. I usually share what’s going on in my weekly newsletter, so if you miss these posts, sign up here. It’s finally spring, we no longer have a nanny, and Kate has …

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03.12.22

On My Mind, 3.8.2022: We’re Moving

Hi! A surprise Saturday post since I wasn’t in the headspace to write …

Hi! A surprise Saturday post since I wasn’t in the headspace to write one of these on Monday, and spent the week working on old content (more on that below). It feels like 11° outside, but after today, should be in the 40s-60s for the next week. I’m so ready.

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01.17.22

On My Mind This Week: 1.17.22

On My Mind This Week, 1/17/21: A Big Launch, Isolation, and Thoughts on …

On My Mind This Week, 1/17/21: A Big Launch, Isolation, and Thoughts on Where to Donate for Childhood Cancer Isolation and winter are starting to get to me. I know it’s hitting harder after a difficult treatment week and I know that things have been hard for all of us.