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Secret Recipe // M Street’s Kale Chips

Since March is now upon us with all of her madness and spring break travels, it seems as fitting a time as any to start opting for healthier snacks.  With that in mind, we are bringing back our Secret Recipe series starting with one of our favorite snacks from one of our favorite restaurants.  Kale chips anyone?  These aren’t just any kale chips.  These kale chips are coated with a house made chile cashew butter and baked to perfection at M Street Kitchen in Santa Monica.  If you haven’t visited this spot yet, it’s …

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My Style // A New Chapter

When Parker was first born, I anxiously awaited the day when we would have a schedule.  I  would hear moms of older babies talk about how they “had to be home by 12 for nap time” and was green with envy.  Even more, before baby, things like working out and grocery shopping used to slip easily into my day and that certainly changed when Parker came on the scene.  What I am about to say, I say knowing that all phases seem to come and go.  In fact I’m probably jinxing myself even saying it out loud, but here goes …

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My Style // Capsule Wardrobe

So, I have a confession to make.  I have been experimenting with the idea of a capsule wardrobe and I haven’t even told you guys!  I stumbled upon these posts of Erin’s and then my hair stylist, Addie, mentioned that she had read a similar post here.  I was so intrigued that I went home immediately and put everything from my closet onto wardrobe racks in my office and only brought back about 30 things.  It hasn’t been a total success because I admittedly did it in a rush and didn’t think through certain situations. …

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What To Read Now // Winter Book Picks!

It may not be January, but I’m making a conscious effort to carve out more time for reading after checking out these recommendations from Gail!  She had me at “The hunt for the next Gone Girl has ended.”  In the meantime, Parker and I are in Texas this weekend for a memorial service for my incredible grandfather that passed away a few short weeks ago.  His life would have made a great novel.  He took risks, chose adventure, and was as funny and kind as they come.  Since we will be spending the next few days catching up …

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