{photo via Instagram} Already 1/12th of the way through 2016?!? How did that happen so fast? So many plans, so little time seems to be the story of my life. :) I have played around with these roundup type posts quite a few times in the past, but never stuck with it. I’m thinking that trying to […]

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I missed December, so I have a lot of books On My Bookshelf this month. The Good Luck of Right Now  |  Through a series of letters written to Richard Gere, we explore the life of 38 year old Bartholomew Neil, who is “developmentally stunted”. Bartholomew has spent his entire life living with his mother, until she dies of brain […]

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  • Robin - – Fates and Furies has been on my list for awhile.
    – It’s funny that you just read hunger games since I actually always think of you when I think of that series – I read all three when we were visiting you in Honduras!
    – and my current rec would be Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. So good!ReplyCancel

My skin does not like the winter. Not that I can blame it, of course. The cold, dry air outside, and the forced heater air inside is enough to make anyone feel a little blah. One particularly rough winter about 6 years ago, I had had enough, and decided to go for a drastic change. I […]

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  • Megan H - This was such great timing! I spent hours yesterday scouring the internet for exactly this. I’m so new to oils, but knew that my face needs something other than what I’m doing now. Thank you, thank you, thank you!ReplyCancel

    • Kaley - Perfect! I can’t wait to hear how you like using oils!ReplyCancel

  • Beth Sanzone - Hi Lady … where do you usually get your oils? Perhaps Berkeley Bowl has them :)ReplyCancel

    • Kaley - Hi Beth – I get most of mine from Amazon! The links in this post are to the exact oils I use. :)ReplyCancel

There are some hotels that are over the top luxurious and fancy, but definitely feel formal like a hotel. Then there are hotels that feel approachable and friendly, so cozy and comfortable that you want to move right in and never leave. That is how the Mother Goose Hotel is. Luxurious, but in a homey way. Beautiful, clean, unique and just […]

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  • A Weekend in Utrecht - […] Mother Goose  |  Quite possibly my favorite hotel stay, ever. Housed in a building that dates back to at least the 14th century, the Mother Goose Hotel is a beautiful boutique hotel with amazing views of the Dom Tower. Read more about my stay at the Mother Goose Hotel. […]ReplyCancel

Most people visiting The Netherlands go straight to Amsterdam and never look back. I understand why, it is pretty amazing, and one of my favorite cities in the world. But just a half hour south of Amsterdam, right in the middle of The Netherlands, is the cutest little university town of Utrecht. With a medieval city center, beautiful […]

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  • Mother Goose Utrecht - […] have stay here longer. The room was so inviting, it was hard to leave. If you find yourself in Utrecht, the Mother Goose Hotel should be at the top of your […]ReplyCancel