Palm Springs In The Name of Love

Palm Springs. A private 1920’s hotel. Perfect weather. California glamor. Synchronized swimmers. Coozies. Flowers and palms. Pretty much all you need to know about the one of a kind wedding of my friend Ellen that we were lucky enough to get to attend a few months ago. It’s Valentine’s Day, and I thought, why not… Read More Palm Springs In The Name of Love

A self help post for my tiny crumb of the interwebs: do better.

“Freedom, by definition, is people realizing they are their own leaders.” – Diane Nash I’ve recently felt like I shouldn’t be writing or posting because there are so many other more important things happening in our world right now. Writing all about me seemed selfish, like I didn’t deserve the right to do it when things… Read More A self help post for my tiny crumb of the interwebs: do better.

Move Over Saint Valentine, St. Germain Is My Valentine

At Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters in the Crossroads District of downtown Kansas City, go for the coffee, but stay for the cocktails. When I was there recently sitting at the bar, I watched the bartender making a delicately beautiful drink, so of course I had to ask him what it was. Turns out it was… Read More Move Over Saint Valentine, St. Germain Is My Valentine

Welcoming Baby Newell: A Book Themed Baby Shower

Since I was just talking about my love for October, my birthday month, I should also point out that a good handful of my best friends also have October birthdays. Katie, Emily, Ro… and I could go on. Since Emily’s was yesterday, I thought this would be a great time to show the world the… Read More Welcoming Baby Newell: A Book Themed Baby Shower

The weather here is like a nice big warm hug: Moon River Music Festival and a tangent on my love of the river. And music. And music on the river

A couple of weeks ago I panicked. I searched for tickets to the Moon River Music Festival and found that even a week before the event, it was sold out completely. I had my heart set on going, and I was mad at myself for procrastinating. I started madly searching discount ticket sites to no avail.… Read More The weather here is like a nice big warm hug: Moon River Music Festival and a tangent on my love of the river. And music. And music on the river

An open love letter to Stevie Nicks and the Universe

  This coming Saturday is a full moon in Libra (my astrology sign) and while I’m not here to sway your astrological beliefs, I will tell you I am a FULL believer in the larger power of the universe, or whatever higher power name you want to give it. This moon (supposedly) will spark your… Read More An open love letter to Stevie Nicks and the Universe

5 things to love on the day before we celebrate love.

(Get this free printable here.) Celebrating Galentine’s day today? Or sharing Valentine’s Day with someone you adore? Either way, I’m all about loving yourself first, and as we approach this commercial holiday- let it be about more than buying the right card and eating chocolate. See below for 5 ways to love on yourself, or… Read More 5 things to love on the day before we celebrate love.