Books & Movies


Our Favorite Kid's Books


I want Ian to grow up loving books, so I've been reading to him since he was really young. Now that he's getting older, it's been fun to see him start interacting with the stories, turning pages himself, and developing favorites. Except...selfishly, I want his favorites to also be ones that I enjoy. ;) It gets old reading the same book over and over (and over) again, especially if it's kind of […]


She Sheds: A Room of Your Own


I love the trend of "she sheds."  They're basically the feminine version of a man cave...a personal space to call your own and retreat to. What they're used for can vary quite a bit: a creative studio, a hen hut, a grown-up playhouse, a gardening shed, a tiny cottage, or simply a sanctuary to hang out and enjoy a quiet moment. I got a chance to review the newly-released book She […]


Make Room For What You Love


Happy Monday! I'm excited to participate in the book tour for Melissa Michaels' newest book, Make Room for What You Love...and I'm in good company with a slew of other awesome home bloggers. Melissa asked each of us to talk about  a way that we're simplifying our home and life, making room for what we love. For me, the topic was easy: making room for our first baby! I realized that part of […]


Reading & Watching


February is the perfect month for hanging out inside with a good book or show, some snacks, and a hot drink. That's basically about all I feel like doing until winter is over. When the weather is nice and sunny, I like getting outdoors. But when it's dreary, wet and cold, I feel no guilt about staying cozy inside! Here are some of my recent favorite books and shows. What […]

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