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  1. A visual, if you will: me dancing through all of the aisles at the farmer’s market a la Ellen dancing through the rows of The Ellen Show crowd. Only like, with less flexibility and worse shoes. You get the level I’m on for market season now? I wait alllllll those snowy months (like, 11 of our 12 in …

  2. BROUGHT TO YOU BY NOTEWORTHY

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    For as long as I can remember, I’ve been in a continuous cycle of taking on too much, without slowing down. Most of us have something that is a vice, and often times it transfers from one habit to another. I’ve found that above indulging in food, alcohol, or shopping, work is truly my drug of …

  3. I used to revel in jet-setting, it was something that was the proverbial carrot at the end of some roles that I struggled through. I always found my time spent ‘on the road’ whether it was with clients or peers, was my speed as I was able to interact with new people and places. I was …

  4. Ask any Minnesotan. They know. Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar is a cult classic. Come every August, over the course of two weeks, hundreds of thousands of people flock to St. Paul daily for the Minnesota State Fair to send off summer. (Only Texas can boast a bigger state fair, though Minnesota’s runs for a shorter timespan …

  5. Wicker, straw, cane, rattan whatever you choose to call it, it’s back and I’m not mad about it. I’ve been eyeing anything cane, rattan, or woven for about a year now, and it’s pretty clear it’s here to stay for a while. What’s more exciting with older trends coming back around again is hunting for these …

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  7. Let’s make a list of things that are generally difficult or uncomfortable but still widely accepted. I’ll start: Spaghetti noodles. Pantyhose. Fitted sheets. Critical feedback. The one I’m thinking of today: Parenting. The pressures that come with child rearing can be crushing – and not always in a happy “carbon materials into diamond” kind of way. …

  8. This whole blogger/social media thing has been around long enough, some of us have been following each other for the better part of a decade. For me, photo sharing apps were my drug of choice, and when I was deep in the rabbit hole of building my + Beauty + board on Pinterest I found manyyyyyy …

  9. I have a story this month that’s a little bit harder to get off my chest than my usual “What the actual frick am I doing in my relationship, ugh God I am a mess,” meltdowns. Those are surprisingly easy because I am very much at peace with the reality that I am, in fact, a mess. This …

  10. Life has been busy lately. Sometimes, I wake up and have to think about not only what day is it, but what SEASON we’re in. My chronic multitasking skills have been going a bit into overdrive, and when you arrive at airport security without your phone OR wallet, you know it’s time to slow down and …

  11. Yes. Of course being a Mother is the hardest job in the world. There is no pay, no vacation, once a year you are treated to a nightmare brunch scenario with mimosas, and it is my understanding that eventually we all get to be lectured on our complete ignorance of ANYTHING and EVERYTHING by someone half our …

  12. Dear Kate, My goodness, Mother’s Day is here – a special day for our moms, right? Well, yes. But this year, it’s for you. Mother’s day is meant for the most incredible people on planet Earth. On this day you join the ranks of your mom, my mom, and their moms too. You’ve had a lot …

  13. I like to let things unfold. This is my approach to life and it applied to pregnancy as well. I was lucky to have an easy, uneventful pregnancy. I was that annoying lady in birthing class who didn’t have any real questions, fears or reservations. I was hoping to have a natural, doula-assisted birth with a midwife …