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My Address at Dad’s Life Celebration

My Address at Dad’s Life Celebration

Hi beloveds. Most of you already know that my Dad passed away on January 11, after battling to recover from an aneurysm 14 months earlier. I am beyond heartbroken. This is the hardest moment of my life, and a dramatic emotional juxtaposition to the birth of our beautiful baby girl just 3 weeks prior, bless … Continue reading

FashionABLE: Awesome Scarves by Awesome Women

FashionABLE: Awesome Scarves by Awesome Women

Remember last winter when I spilled my guts about the Chookooloonks PathFinder Course like a giddy schoolgirl? Well, the incredible woman behind Chookooloonks, Karen Walrond, was invited to Ethiopia with the ONE Campaign to document this year’s ONE Moms trip. ONE Moms is roughly 10 parenting bloggers that have been sent to Ethiopia for the … Continue reading

Summer Camp for the Soul

Summer Camp for the Soul

I’m bubbling over with a velvety mixture of desire, creativity and determination that is both inspiring me and making me a crazy person. It’s clear I’m drinking way too much coffee. But moreover – I’m really fired up about finishing an incredible class, and I want to share some of the golden nuggets with you … Continue reading

FUN AND WHATS NEXT

Lately I’ve been beating myself up. “Autumn, you’re neglecting the blog, Autumn, you’re not being productive enough, Autumn you shouldn’t relax with your hubby for an hour to watch Californication, you should be reading or writing instead.” Ugh. Where’s the balance? I’ve spent the last 2 years effectively growing, giving birth to, and then nursing, … Continue reading

HELLO LOVE

HELLO LOVE

Well Hellllooooo Summer. I can’t think of anyone else I’d rather see right now. You are the apple of my eye — an abyss of bliss-filled memories, scorched skin, laughter, knotted hair and delicious fatigue. You are the embodiment of childhood. ‘Hello’ to you means ‘Hello’ to light-filled days, warm balmy nights, dips in cool … Continue reading

HAPPINESS OR BUST

HAPPINESS OR BUST

Today’s post is dedicated to so many people that I love. I think you know who you are. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ At her 2010 Women’s Conference, Maria Shriver was asked if she thought the modern woman could ever hope to “have it all”? A successful marriage, career, family, personal life, etc. She replied something to the effect … Continue reading