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My Morning Skin Routine

I’ll be the first to admit I’m not a morning person. It’s not something I’m proud of, but I’ve always been this way.  In fact, almost nobody in my family is. We have a rule that we NEVER schedule anything before noon. And if we are all together over the holidays or something, the mornings...

third trimester update

Third Trimester Update + A Few Things Saving my Life Right Now

Update: I am starting to become REALLY pregnant. I’m 37 weeks and feeling it big time…literally.  In all seriousness, though, Tyler and I are so excited.  We have been having the best days with Charlotte these last few weeks. She is learning so much, is so entertaining, and is getting more and more attached to...

night time skin care routine

My Night time skin Routine

This post should probably be called “My Early Evening Skin Care Routine,” but that doesn’t feel quite as snappy as “Nighttime.”  I usually shower and do all of my “nighttime” skin care around 6pm, right before we give Charlotte a bath and put her to bed.  I wasn’t always like this, but this pregnancy/toddler chasing...

10 books to read during quarantine

10 Books to Read During Quarantine

I don’t know about you all, but I have about had it with the quarantine. I did my time: almost 8 weeks of staying home like a good citizen (I started early because I’m a paranoid preggo). Even though things are starting to open up, it is still looking like most of us will keep...

what to do in the south of france

Day Trip to Villefranche-Sur-Mer and Cap-Ferrat

Short on time? Follow this link to a Google Maps version of our “Day Trip to Villefranche-Sur-Mer and Cap-Ferrat ” travel itinerary with all of our favorite spots labeled! You can “follow” the guide, and the saved locations will automatically transfer to your own Google Maps account. More guides from this trip:  The Perfect Antibes...