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Biscuits and Cookies with Fruit

The Art of Food

A few weeks ago, I pulled out my food dehydrator from the back of my closet, dusted it off, and...
Reset button

Reset Button

A few weeks ago, I had my first colonoscopy. (In case you’re tempted to not click on “Read More,” I...
It's All About You

It’s All About You

I have a confession to make: I don’t look or feel my best right now. Part of it stems from...
Book It

Book It

I just achieved a goal I’ve had for as long as I can remember: I published my first book. I...
It's Getting Old

It’s Getting Old

The other day I randomly came across the music video for Blondie’s “Heart of Glass.” The very first thing I...
Discouragement

Discouragement

My daughters and I watched the movie Tootsie the other night, and Jessica Lange – the romantic lead, who I...
Your Secret Weight-Loss Weapon

Your Secret Weight-Loss Weapon

It’s been about six weeks since we’ve been locked up in our houses, and I’m sure you’re feeling about as...
You're Allowed

You’re Allowed

Last week, I totally lost it. I came home from the grocery store to unload my bags in a kitchen...
The Voice

The Voice

Have you ever found yourself arguing with one of your children, only to realize later how stupid and pointless it...
Checks and Balances

Checks and Balances

I was at a barre class recently and saw a good friend of mine. After suffering through an hour of...
FOMO

FOMO

I love Halloween. And I mean I love it. Ask my daughters — they’ll tell you. I love dressing up,...
Paino Tuning

Piano Tuning

We women are so hard on ourselves. We lose our patience with our kids and call ourselves bad moms, we...
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Hi there! I’m so happy to see you well-rested, totally refreshed, and ready to take on the day! Ok, maybe...
Deathbed

Deathbed

Happy New Year! Ok, there’s no way I’m going to start off a brand new decade with a post about...
No Man's Land

No Man’s Land

If I asked you what you would wish for if you could have anything, I’ll bet you’d say to be...
One Month

One Month

It’s about to be not just a brand new year . . . but a whole new decade! 2020 is...
Toxic Waste

Toxic Waste

The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your relationships. Have you ever heard that quote? I...
Coach Yourself

Coach Yourself

Every morning, my personal assistant drags me out of bed, pours me a cup of hot coffee, and leads me...
It's All Good

It’s All Good

This summer I moved into a new townhouse with my two girls, and I have the cutest new neighbor. We’d...
It's So Easy

It’s So Easy

I’m an extreme morning person. It’s no effort whatsoever for me to get up early. I don’t have to shake...
50

50

I turned 50 yesterday. When people talk about a milestone birthday like this, they usually say one of two things:...
Are We There Yet

Are We There Yet?

I vividly remember riding in the car with my parents on the way to the beach. My brother and I...
You're Not Wrong But It's Not Right

You’re Not Wrong — But It’s Not Right

I was once in a relationship where communication was a huge issue. One of my biggest frustrations was that I...
Misery Loves Company

Misery Loves Company

You know that negative friend who calls you to complain about how bad her life sucks? The one who can’t...
Winning

Winning

I see it all the time — with my clients, my girlfriends, my coworkers, and my family members. And I...
Give Yourself An Out

Give Yourself an Out

In your quest to lose weight, how many times have you thought, “I’m not going to . . .”? I’m...
Spring Rolls and Perseverance

Spring Rolls and Perseverance

I went to an Asian restaurant a few weeks ago with a good friend, and we had the most amazing...
Let It Go

Let It Go

I love to watch my little girls play. They are utterly un-self-conscious. They are fully in all their moments and...
On a Binge

On a Binge

If you have a tendency to binge eat, it’s likely you “binge” in other areas of your life. We live...
Foundation Facetune and Filters

Foundation, Fillers, and Filters

My kids love to take pictures of me when I’m not looking. And it’s horrible. They sometimes go the extra...