top posts of 2014

Can we all just agree that blogging is a little weird? It’s this tucked-away bit of space where we allow parts of ourselves to spill out on to the keys, striving to¬†share our stories and be better for it.¬†I think¬†this little corner of the Internet is at its best when I’m honest, authentic, and hopefully […]

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so very merry

Can you believe it? Christmas is here! I’ve taken a bit of a blogging break here in December. I’ve been fingerpainting Christmas trees and frosting snowman cookies and experiencing advent through the eyes of two little ones, and it’s been so very merry. But I just wanted to take a little minute, in the midst […]

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on my last day of 26

Where am I going? When I was staying in Nigeria, when it was just me and a chubby little one-year-old, waiting for a consulate to issue a visa so our family could be whole, I was scared. I was in an unfamiliar place with unfamiliar people¬†and I wondered if I could do it. If I […]

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2014 gift guide

Christmas shopping doesn’t have to be stressful!¬†I’ve handpicked 9 beautiful items to highlight in this year’s give-back gift guide, and it’s a joy¬†to share them with you! From hand-poured candles to hammered art from Haiti to handmade ballet flats, these are gifts I’d love to see under the tree. They’d make thoughtful Christmas presents for […]

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