O Christmas Tree

The year my husband and I got married he told me that it was a family tradition to go cut down a Christmas tree every year. Sounded awesome, so I asked him how many years they had been doing it…

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Christmas Book Letters

Now that all of the turkeys have been carved, I feel like I can turn my thoughts to mistletoe, Christmas trees, egg nog and most importantly, my annual hunt for the perfect Christmas books for my Christmas letters…

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Le Tote: Like Borrowing from my Best Friend’s Closet

I know I recently raved about the crush I’ve had on Stitch Fix and discussed my love for any kind of shopping where I don’t have to go anywhere but I have to be honest, I found something new that worked its way up to the top of my “best way to get clothes” list…

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Cooking with Mimi-Part Deux

What is an entrĂŠe without a dessert? Continuing with the French dinner, we picked Pear Flognarde, it is a custardy cake or what I thought was more of a German pancake consistency. It was yummy!

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5 Favorite Books for Toddlers

My toddler is a huge book-lover. We usually read when he wakes up from his nap, sometimes for a full hour. I basically have all of his books memorized. I can read them with my eyes shut (which I sometimes do, just to make things interesting). He has strong opinions on which books we read, and probably has amazing taste, so if you are looking for a great Christmas/birthday/baby shower gift, here are his favorites…

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Coloring for Grown-ups: Why I frequently embrace my inner preschooler

I can’t even. You guys, seriously, how is it that this is just recently becoming trendy? I still remember the first time I excitedly bought Reuvo her first set of crayons and coloring books. It was probably way too soon because I spent most of the time trying to pull those crayons out of her mouth, but I did it anyways. Do you know why?…

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Cooking with Mimi

Bonjour!!! Can say how much I love food and it’s great that my fellow Whims love it just as much as I do. I can read a cookbook cover to cover like it’s a riveting novel. We decided that we would do a dinner once month and review different cookbooks from all over the world. This month we tried French cuisine from my favorite Chef Mimi Thorisson. I might secretly want be her…

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