New Beginnings

2016 felt like a year of contrasts. It was challenging physically, mentally, and spiritually. It was exhausting and sometimes hard. It was a year spent mostly out of my comfort zone due to pregnancy and parenthood. In many ways, it often felt directionless. At the same time, it was exciting and exhilarating. I felt more joy and happiness than I’ve ever known before. I experienced more patience and calm than I knew I had in me.
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Treat Yourself

Anyone else feel like they’re running around like a chicken with their head cut off? This time of year is my favorite, but it’s always a little insane. I honestly feel so behind. All of my Christmas shopping is actually done, but we’ve had so much going on, I just feel like I can’t catch up – with the house, with emails, with posting, with my to-do list. I think it’s really easy for that
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Tree Chopping

            This is the 5th year we’ve continued the tradition of chopping down our Christmas tree in the Santa Cruz mountains. I’m so happy we keep doing it – it will be so fun as Talie gets older. This year we mixed things up and went to Peacock Tree Farm based on a recommendation from a friend and we really loved it. I was personally most excited about the hot cider. My
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Let’s Talk About Boobs

I’ve always had a love hate relationship with my boobs. Growing up, I was always small chested. I think in college, I eventually got to a 32B, which was like woah I made it to a B! Progress! And that’s where I stayed until I got pregnant. The thing is, deep down, I never truly hated having small boobs – I actually liked them. They were convenient, I could wear a lot of things without having
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