Fall Fashion: What’s On My Must Have List

Fall fashion is my jam. Yup, I just said that. I actually don’t think I’ve ever said that out loud and only ever thought it with a certain level of self-consciousness. Can moms say “jam” or does this date me? Is this the mom version of dad jokes? Then again, I’m writing this so I […]

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Getting to Know Vermont: Five Vermont Surprises

Before deciding to move to Vermont, we had visited the state about six times. All six times, we stayed in the Waterbury-Stowe-Morrisville area. Aside from the things we experienced and observed on those six trips, the majority of our perceptions on Vermont (as out-of-staters) were formed by the Bernie Sanders campaign. Since moving to Vermont […]

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My Neglected Firstborn

Every parent expecting a new addition to the family has had this thought: Is the new baby going to steal the spotlight away from my firstborn? Will we be able to make the time to give all of our babies the appropriate amount of attention? Of course, you’ll love them exactly the same, you tell yourself. That will never happen! […]

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4 Soups To Warm Your Soul, Body, and Pocket

4 Soups To Warm Your Soul, Body, and Pocket One of my all-time favorite chefs are life-partners David and Luise, creators of healthy vegetarian recipes and Green Kitchen Stories. They have numerous curated books filled with gorgeous photographs of food and travel, and of course recipes.   (Photo from I am a huge soup […]

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