Important nut butter intel, belly-friendly leggings, and my favorite strawberry cake

Hi all, We’re on our way to Maine for the long weekend and intend to do very, very little. I’m packing not one, but two books (ambitious but have to take advantage of eager grandparents when you can) and am planning on logging as much porch time as possible.  Here are a handful of things to … Continue reading Important nut butter intel, belly-friendly leggings, and my favorite strawberry cake

Springtime cooking (finally!), better thank-you notes, and a handful of Mother’s Day ideas

Hi there, It’s gloriously sunny today, which is extra welcome after a very gloomy Sunday. I used to love rainy weekends because they were a great excuse to stay inside and get things done…but with a toddler it’s more of a toy/book/art/screen marathon—anything to keep her occupied. Needless to say, yesterday afternoon we made giant … Continue reading Springtime cooking (finally!), better thank-you notes, and a handful of Mother’s Day ideas

Hungryroot store PSA plus Lilly’s new wheels, tiny fishie love, and a must-bake cake

Hi everyone, It’s been a minute, as the kids would say. Things have been bonkers in a good way with work—we’re opening a real-life Hungryroot store in just over a week (!!!). It’s our version of a modern convenience store, with healthy grab-and-go items for your breakfast/lunch/snack needs, as well as all our fresh-cut veggies, sauces, proteins … Continue reading Hungryroot store PSA plus Lilly’s new wheels, tiny fishie love, and a must-bake cake

Project rice, drugstore updates, and other new things for a new year

Hi everyone, So it’s January! I was having dinner with friends and we were talking about how, unlike when we were in our late 20’s, no one seems to be cleansing or abstaining from alcohol this year. My theory is that a) we’re old now and go out less anyway and b) we’re generally less interested … Continue reading Project rice, drugstore updates, and other new things for a new year

Serious stuff, not-so-serious stuff, and the best advice I got for Lilly’s birthday

Hi there, I hope you’re having a great week. Personally, I think it feels more like a Thursday than a Tuesday but what can you do? Serious stuff first: Like many of you, I’ve been horrified/confused/angry about what is happening with family separation along the US border. Two useful stories: first, a NYT piece about how … Continue reading Serious stuff, not-so-serious stuff, and the best advice I got for Lilly’s birthday