This is What Fall Taught me about Motherhood

Fall reminds us change is beautiful. It’s nature’s way of proving the passing of time creates a new beginning — one that always seems to come too soon, yet is so remarkably needed. I needed that reminder this year. Time never feels more fleeting than it does as a new mother. Somehow my baby’s newness is beginning to feel more routine now, and he’s more of a boy than a newborn….. Read more

Healthy Holiday Chocolate Mousse

Eat too many of of Santa’s cookies already? I know, me too.  In the midst of making + munching on holiday snacks, here’s a healthy dessert you can have between those frosted cookies (so we can feel better about ourselves for a minute). This is a gluten-free chocolate mousse recipe from a friend that’s super delicious and uses only a small amount of natural sugar in the banana it calls for….. Read more

Holiday Gift Wrapping Hacks

Every year I start crying (and cussing) while wrapping presents. Like, the ugly cry. WHY did the universe make this job so difficult during the happiest season of all?? I’ve come to accept wrapping presents like the pros is just never going to be my thing. But the elf in me always wanted to make a gift look super special. So… I have a few tricks up my sleeve. Consider these…. Read more