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Harvest Carrot Quinoa Salad

November 21, 2014
Food & Wellness

PowWow Long Beach Art Murals

November 04, 2016
Personal Style
In redesigning the blog, I decided that I should probably update my headshots, so I called on my friend Miranda of M. Shanti Photo. She’s done all of our family photos for the past several years, including my maternity shoot read more

Black Cherry Cacao Protein Smoothie

November 03, 2016
Food & Wellness
For the past year or so, thanks in large part to my smart nutritionist friend Cara, of Cara Clark Nutrition, I’ve been swapping out my usual avocado & toast or egg scramble, for a high calorie smoothie like the one IR read more

Daily Style – Laid Back Prep

April 04, 2016
Personal Style
Blazer & T-Shirt – J. Crew; Denim by AG, flats by Steven & Sunglasses by Wildfox, all purchased through Shopbop save 25% off with code INTHEFAM, Bag – Rebecca Minkoff I can’t believe it’s already be read more

Bathroom & Master Bedroom Home Reno Update

February 08, 2016
Lifestyle
I sound like a broken record here, but things have been busy at home as we continue to unpack and settle in. Last weekend we finally unloaded the huge shipping container that held the remaining contents of our home, and half the s read more

Healthy Eats In Our Fridge

January 26, 2016
Food & Wellness
Hey there dear blog readers. Apologies for the silence over here the last couple of weeks, I feel like there’s so much to catch you up on I don’t even know where to begin. Biggest news though is that we ARE HOME!!! We read more

What Worked In 2015

January 04, 2016
Lifestyle
Last year, I wrote a post detailing the different things that worked for us throughout the year. Changes in products, routines, or simply sticking to things that already felt right, the exercise of looking back and reflecting on t read more

What I’ll Miss About Living With My In-Laws

December 18, 2015
Lifestyle
If all goes as planned, we will be moving back home next Wednesday. Our house won’t be finished, but it will be close enough that we can live comfortably until it’s completed. This means that we are closing in on our t read more

Developing a Healthier Relationship With Coffee

November 18, 2015
Food & Wellness
Last year, after dealing with some persistent and nagging health issues, I elected to do a 21 day cleanse. For three weeks I eliminated a laundry list of items from my (almost) daily routine; from gluten and dairy, to alcohol and read more