Six More Weeks of Winter

A few days ago, my husband announced, "All the snow will be gone is six weeks." He didn't literally mean that all the snow would be gone---it's 3 feet deep in the woods, and much deeper in banks along road edges. Piles will stick around a long time. But he did mean that most of … Continue reading Six More Weeks of Winter

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Brr! How to Layer Up and Brave the Cold

Colder weather can make it hard to get outside and enjoy being there for any length of time. Fall poses a triple threat: the days get shorter and darker, the weather can be finicky and unpleasant, and there always seem to be a lot of holiday distractions (hello Halloween candy!!). Winter is just plain... winter. Dressing the … Continue reading Brr! How to Layer Up and Brave the Cold

Blow Up Your TV

Exciting news: I've recently started out a side gig writing at Greatist.com, which is a super-fun health and fitness website. It's an awesome website, full of awesome writers (te he!), and I hope you'll check it out. Just open the site in new tab, read this post (Don't worry, it's pretty short!), and then go there and see what's … Continue reading Blow Up Your TV

Beginning of a Morning Ritual

I often wish that I had a dedicated morning routine— not just the kind of wake up, take a shower... thing that I do on a daily basis, but a routine or ritual that was intentionally planned and designed to set a specific tone for the day. I'm envious of people who have the discipline to wake up at 5 … Continue reading Beginning of a Morning Ritual