Family + Kids

Smallfoot was Delightful, but the Soundtrack Makes Me Super Uncomfortable

You know when you see a movie with your kids, and they want to sing the soundtrack over, and over, and over, and over, and over again? We are currently in the Smallfoot version of this cycle. Have you seen Smallfoot yet? I have seen the movie twice; once with the whole family and once […]

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How Am I Not Myself

My Dreams Are Trying to Tell Me Something, and They’re Liars

Like most nights, last night I had a dream. In my dream, I was in a London office that I’d traveled to for work. I was standing in my manager’s doorway when a coworker walked up to me, eating frosted Cheerios out of a little Ziploc bag. I looked at him and said, “are you […]

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Blogging

How the Heck Did I Miss My One Year Blogiversary?!

Seriously, How the Heck Did I Miss My Blogiversary?! September 13th was my one year Blogiversary. Also, it was my four year wedding anniversary. Awkward. ALSO, it was almost a month ago and I totally missed it! But the important thing is that I am here now, to say Happy Blogiversary to Me! Is that […]

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Blogging

Posts in the Queue – That’s British for Line, Harry Potter Taught me That

I have a few posts in the queue, and by a few I mean a lot. I know we are all busy, so I feel silly saying that I’ve been super busy and that’s why I haven’t posted. But seriously y’all, I’ve been super busy! I just recently moved back to CT, and let me […]

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Travel

Prague Was Nothing Like I Expected

Honestly, I don’t know what I was expecting before I visited Prague. The last time I was in Europe, was when I was a little kid, and I was well-tucked under the wings of my parents. This time around, I went to Europe as an adult. A working adult, expected to make my own decisions […]

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Collection of Now How Am I Not Myself Married Life Self-Care

Mid-Year Review – Getting Goals Accomplished!

I wrote New Year’s Resolutions this year, and even though normally this is like writing a list of things I want and then tossing said list into a deep dark pit, this year I have been determined to make serious change. This Year So Far: Finish my novel – I trashed the novel that I started writing […]

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Travel

I Heart Nashville, So Hard

I went to Nashville recently for a business trip, and OMG y’all it was glorious. Seriously the love I have for this city is so freakin real, I can’t even take it. I heart Nashville, like big beating heart. I’m not often starstruck when I land, and I travel a lot of work, so I […]

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Art Obsession Self-Care

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Gilmore – My Gilmore Girls Obsession

I may or may not have alluded to the fact that I am completely Gilmore Girls obsessed. In 2007, I binged the first six seasons of Gilmore Girls with my mom, and we watched the final season as it aired. I don’t know what brought me to the series, and my inevitable Gilmore Girls obsession, but […]

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Art Blogging Obsession

My Name is Ani, and I am a Domain Name Addict – Seriously Y’all I have a Problem

First and foremost, I need to say that I am in no way mocking recovery programs with the title of this blog post. I am a huge advocate for addiction recovery, and AA and NA are seriously awesome programs. That being said, I am an addict. I am addicted to buying domain names. I bought […]

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Collection of Now Self-Care

A Few of My Favorite Things – Like the Song, Try Getting That Out of Your Head

I don’t always follow my own tenets for joyful living, but one of the things that I have started is taking time to acknowledge the things that make me joyful. Whether it’s something big, like my beautiful children, or something small like a nice perfume or nail polish, I take a moment and show gratitude […]

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