Masks Off

Just over a year ago, we were thinking things would never be the same again. So much can change in a year. So many lives lost, so many lives brought into this world. Are we really back to normal? Can we live everyday like 3.5 million people haven’t lost their lives to this virus? Today…

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a Spring time note

Stepping outside, I can smell the air changing. Winter is a distant memory. I can see the daffodils and crocus peeking through the soil. They are just waiting to fully bloom, to fully reach their potential. They thrive in this subtle warm weather. There’s a reason why they reach towards the sun. Light it hope.…

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Cape Cod Winter Fun

Some may say that living in a beach town during the winter is boring. Well, to some degree they may be correct BUT there are plenty of things to do now that Covid restrictions are somewhat lifted. This Saturday, I will be going on a double date to the House of Hatchets. I believe it…

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Stocking Stuffers For Your Baby & Furbaby!

It is almost Christmas and I have been thinking of some of my favorite stocking stuffers for you to get your babies and furbabies. I love to always get my dogs and cat something special for the holidays. They deserve to feel merry and loved too! It’s especially fun if you wrap their gifts and…

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Cape Cod Rolls: a Perfect Thanksgiving Treat!

It’s that time of year and we all want to get a bit ambitious with our creations in the kitchen. Especially now that we have to keep our get togethers smaller, there is more time to enjoy new things! I first experimented with this recipe in the Summer so I could have it perfected for…

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A Month of Thankful Moments

November is a month of reflection and gratefulness. Every day we should embrace this but the holidays bring out these emotions. Giving back to one another and the community is one of the most humanly things we can do. Over the years I have collected and acknowledged some pretty great moments of thoughtfulness. I would…

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Parents, Are You Okay?

I don’t think anyone checks on us parents often enough. Especially during the last seven months. Everyone is concerned with themselves and their immediate family (which is totally fine!). What we are going through now has made us all appreciate the little things. When you feel like you’re stuck in the Twilight Zone constantly, you…

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How to be Pawsitive in a Pandemic

I was watching the news one morning in the height of the pandemic amidst other violent happenings around the world. Death was pouring from the TV screen. So much heartache. My daughter starts to giggle loudly and when I look at her I see my pug Finn licking her on the cheek. Laughter. Smiles. It…

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Child CPR: It might save your baby’s life (or someone else’s)

I turned my eyes away for that one second. I heard that awful noise. What could she have gotten into in a room we baby proofed before she was even born? Paper. A piece of an instruction pamphlet from one of her toys. She ate the corner of it and it was stuck on the…

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Self-Improvement During a Pandemic

Isolated. Withdrawn. Lonely. Afraid. Hopeless. Almost everyone has felt one of these or all of these feelings in the past six months. What’s funny is that I felt some of these same feelings when I became a mom. The new mom (& dad) anxiety is real and living through it during a pandemic can be…

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