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2018 Intentions

The beginning of a year always feels like such a blank slate, doesn’t it? A new notebook, a clean page, ready to be filled with the messy, beautiful, aspirational and […]

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What is Your Story?

I had planned on writing a longer, more thoughtful Christmas post, wrapping up all of my feelings about this season, this year. But here we are, on the 26th, and […]

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Theo's Gift Guide for Toddlers

I can't wait for Christmas this year! I'm writing this over the Thanksgiving holiday from sunny Arizona, where we are here visiting friends. But as soon as we get home, […]

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A Method for Meal Planning

A few weeks ago, I taught a cooking class at Ciao Thyme, the first since before I was pregnant. As the room filled and I listened to the laughter and […]

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Tomato and Stone Fruit Salad

I know everyone has moved on to pumpkins and fall sweaters, but our farmers market this past weekend still held tightly to the last lingering days of summer, with mountains […]

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18 Months with Theo

I’m curled up in the sunroom of our vacation rental that is perched on a low bluff of San Juan Island, gazing at the sun glinting on the water below […]

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Ethical Clothes for Toddlers

Before Theo was born, I did zero research on baby clothes. I was too focused on the birth to think much about what came afterwards, other than having the nursery […]

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Quinoa Cakes, aka Quinoa Burgers

I'm hoping to remedy the lack of new recipes appearing here, because I have several great recipes to share with you, new ones that have emerged from a new necessity […]

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Six Indoor Activities for Toddlers

It may be Spring, but here in the Pacific Northwest, the weather is still mostly cool and gray and rainy. To keep us from going crazy, we have to get […]

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10 Favorite Board Books for Babies

According to my mom, I started reading when I was three years old. She must be right, because I attended Montessori school from age three to five, and most of […]

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