Make This Tonight!

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Last night was just one of those nights. After working non-stop all day, both John and I had plans to hunker down and work all night. I was feeling tired and stiff from… Continue reading

The Perfect Fall Bootie

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Booties are all the rage for fall. And no, I’m not talking about your rear-end.  I’m talking about shoes.  In between work and wedding planning, I have been “relaxing” by looking for the… Continue reading

Happy Labor Day!

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Hi Friends!  I hope everyone (in the States at least) is enjoying their long weekend. Does this mean the summer is over?  Is anyone else with me in having that instinctual reaction to… Continue reading

DIY: Help Me Pick A Color!

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These are the phone calls that make my heart race.  My uncle called me on Friday saying that he heard from a friend that a local library was getting rid of a bunch… Continue reading

Check It: Jared Desimio Tote Bags

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Thanks so much to everyone who came out to Picnic Portland last weekend and checked out Fox + Fern’s terrariums and succulent gardens! We had an absolute blast and felt really good about… Continue reading

Exercise – Switch it up!

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These days I feel like there are 3 types of dedicated exercisers in the world. Runners, Cross Fit-ers and yogi’s. Of course the lines are blurred, and on occasion these people may switch… Continue reading

Summer, Please Don’t Go

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I know Labor Day weekend isn’t the official end of summer, but it certainly does feel like it.  And while I love the autumn and can’t wait for apples and pumpkins and beautiful… Continue reading

Read Up: And while we’re on the topic…

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Just found this great article from Sarah Kendzior that was published by Al Jazeera: “Mothers are not ‘opting out’ – they are out of options”.

Instagram Weekend: Damariscotta, ME

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Whether by heritage or association, all four of us here at TLAC have Maine on the brain.  The other weekend, Conor and I met up with Jessie in Portland and headed up to… Continue reading

Picnic in Portland!

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Foraging, yard-saling, planting, misting. We’ve been preparing for this weekend for months. Come one, come all to the Picnic Music and Arts Festival this Saturday, August 24th from 11am-6pm at Lincoln Park (by the… Continue reading

Thrive!

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I feel like it’s been ages since i’ve blogged here. I’m sorry. Life got seriously in the way. Since last time, I’ve: relocated to Manhattan and spent a week in Vancouver.Ca-razy. Vancouver was… Continue reading

A Love Affair: Long Ledge

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I fall in love with houses. Not every house, mind you; they have to be a special house. The first time I fell in love with a house, I was 7 years old.… Continue reading

Tomato and Basil Galette

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Since I won’t be winning any gardening awards in the near future, when I did undertake a major weeding session the other weekend I was surprised to see how well my tomato plants… Continue reading

Read Up: This Week On Women

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There have been quite a few articles this week that caught my attention regarding the ongoing focus on women, “leaning in” vs. “opting out”, pregnancy, motherhood, womanhood, etc. etc. etc. It’s all very… Continue reading

TED Talks 101

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TED Talks: A nonprofit devoted to “Ideas worth sharing.” It all began as Technology, Entertainment, and Design but has grown to encompass tons of other topics. The talks are usually about 20 minutes long,… Continue reading