Motherhood is one tough gig

You know, my blog name was a no-brainer — motherhood has been a tougher gig than I ever anticipated. Every accomplishment, success, making it to through the day I’ve seen has been the product of sweat, tears (lots of tears), joy and love. Motherhood is a tricky place for a type-A perfectionist. It’s a tougher [Read On]

Flashback Friday – the Fashionista

At 18 months, Pea was already showing signs of being a fashionista. When this bag (a Not Rational cargo bag) arrived in the mail, she petted it. For hours.  (Not that I blame her. It did smell lovely and was smooshy soft.) Yes, she IS drooling on my handbag. I should have known that this [Read On]

Flashback post: You Can Never Over-Accessorize!

I’m taking a well-earned break from blogging (read: the Hubs won’t let me near the computer on my holiday) so I’m posting a few of my favorite early posts. Enjoy!!! Watching Maddie, I can’t be sure what she loves more: shoes, purses, or other accessories – necklaces, glasses, etc. She embodies all the great things [Read On]

When I Grow Old, I Shall Wear Silver Trousers

Earlier this summer, the Hubs and I went to see Orquesta Buena Vista  (insert samba dance here) at the Hay Festival. I’ve loved the Buena Vista Social Club since their album was first released and this concert did not disappoint. However, for as fabulous as the music and all the musicians were – they obviously [Read On]