Beware the Frozen Heart: Frozen The Songs (Giveaway)

I am sitting at my dining room table, the kids are off to school, and spinning in my cd player is Frozen: The Songs.  It has been a little while since the free-for-all summer days when we had the cd playing every day, on every car trip, and blasting in …

School: Let it Go

For the amount of yoga gear, yoga talk, yoga instagram quotes, yoga lifestyle sites, blogs, shops, philosophies, and classes that exist in our world today, we are lacking in dhyana (or zen).  In terms of the first days of school.  I have a few pearls of wisdom to share with …

Back to School in the South End

Different families celebrate back to school in different ways.  In France “la rentrée” if you are starting school is all about getting your very first “cartable” and your first leather cartable is definitely a coming of age moment. In Germany children get a schultüte which is a sort of back …

A Back to School Alphabet: Where to Eat

  All Star Pizza Bar: For their awesome toppings.(Cambridge) Barismo: For the best coffee roasting and cappuccinos (Arlington) Clover: For their collection of trucks and brick and mortar shops that will keep you well fed fast.  (Cambridge, Boston, Burlington, Brookline, Watertown) Deluxe Town Diner: For their delectable diner dishes from …

Looking Forward: Changing Seasons & New Routines

I don’t remember getting new outfits, backpacks or lunch boxes each year for school. There were no #BTS haircuts, shopping trips, Instagram photos at the bus. My mom was not a shopper nor was she a photographer iPhone, 35 mm film, Polaroid or not. I still got the ‘back to …

The Ebb and Flow of a Vacation

Whether you watched the tides go out and come in, or you went to the city, or mountains or valleys, like every day, a vacation has its own ebb and flow. Really, each day has an ebb and flow, as does each year, each season. To every action there is …

The App Life: Ink

I love my apps. Most of them are not games but I have fun playing. It’s just that I like to play with photos and social media. The rest of them are tools for my work/life and games for the kids. One of the newest apps that I love is …