My Favorite Haircare Product

I haven’t loved my hair this much…maybe ever. It’s the longest it’s ever been, healthy and <gasp> shiny! Some of that love comes with the territory of growing older, and finally learning to “work with what I’ve got” instead of languishing after something else. And as I reminisce on my hair and my relationship through the years, oh the things I’ve done to it, the experiments I’ve tried, the fights I’ve had, and it makes it all the MORE surprising what item has become my number one favorite product. Β 

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Life Update + An Unusual Way to Relax

Currently my Tesla is insistent on placing herself directly on my lap, draping her cat chin, paws, body on as much real-estate of arms/hands as she can manage. This is making typing (or even reaching my laptop) rather difficult but I’ve sat down to write a life update. So I shall try. <update: put her by my feet, she has returned>DSC_0218

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5 (current) Favorite Teas

fav teasThe health (and, I’m convinced, emotional) benefits of drinking tea are vast, my friends. Perhaps you already know this and how tea can:Fullscreen capture 312015 53051 PM.bmp Continue reading

2014 Favorites

It was fun scrounging through my cabinets (drawers/desk/purse, etc.) and methodically determining what items have stood out from the past 365 days of life. True, not nearly as important as the lessons, heart-changes, treasured sights and sounds and tastes and peopleΒ but nevertheless a fun list to generate. A year encapsulated in things…favorites_of_2014_title Continue reading

hair tea & banana pancakes

DSC_0918_3A luxurious winter morning to myself.Β What shall I endeavor?

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