Kissing on the first date

A very dear friend who I haven’t seen in ages visited us tonight. Paisley was immediately enamored with Jen and showered her with kisses. We were surprised to realize we hadn’t seen each other since the Brain Tumor Walk in Golden Gate Park nearly six years ago (check out our team photo, we are the two in the…

Myx’ing it up in the bathtub

After listening to the rain pelt against our windows and roof all day, I longed for a good hot soak. I combined Epsom salts and lavender bubbles for relaxation, used my favorite peppermint body scrub, and enjoyed a piece of chocolate and this little bottle of Myx fusions peach moscato. Yum! All my special touches…

Caring about caregivers

There are an estimated 40 million caregivers in the U.S. We are the voluntary workforce taking care of our aging population, and we are mostly invisible. That was, until these last couple of days, when actor Rob Lowe wrote a heartfelt personal article in Sunday’s “USA Today” about his experience caregiving. And then, this morning’s…

Planning a lunch date

One of my besties called me this evening, and after a bit of catch up, we set up a lunch date in a few weeks. It’s been months since I’ve seen her, so I’m super excited! Today’s #OneGoodThing was planning a lunch date with Angelina! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Day 14 of…

Peppermint fudge cupcakes

Mama and I enjoyed the most glorious peppermint fudge cupcakes tonight! I found them at our local organic grocer on Friday, though they’re made by the same Bay Area bakery that created the triple lemon and mint chocolate cupcakes we adore. This new flavor hasn’t been available before, and we love it! Today’s #OneGoodThing was devouring peppermint…

Makeup master class

Mama and I went to a master class being held by IT Cosmetics at our local Ulta Beauty this morning. We learned about the fantastic line of skincare and makeup, practiced new tips and application tricks, and each got a beautiful makeover! Today’s #OneGoodThing was attending a fun makeup event with Mama! Many thanks to Danielle and…

Gorgeous alien produce

This funky green cauliflower provided great eye candy on my routine Friday grocery trip today. The spirals are so pretty and otherworldly! I didn’t buy one, but had to snap a photo to share with mama — and all of you, of course! So, who’s tried it and how did you like it? Does it…