Toddler Travel Lifehacks

Elayne and Benji on Parisian steps

Being somewhat fearless is definitely necessary to be a parent of a toddler. Taking that toddler on a trip, especially a long trip abroad or that requires a long plane flight, requires nerves of pure titanium (and some masochistic tendencies don’t hurt, either). We took our three year old, Benjamin, on a trip over the […]

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Somebody Pinch “Me”

I (well, imaginary me) had the best Spring Break! Check out the Esquire shoot with Tina Fey. She was so funny, not surprisingly. Love that girl. We’re BFFs now. I’m pretty sure I’m going to her house for Easter. Seriously, though. Who IS that redhead in the picture? And why did my parents split me […]

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5 Tips I Wish I Had Known Sooner

I learned quite a bit at the UT Sustainable Business Summit last Friday, including this little factoid: tea is one of the few crops that goes directly to from the field into a bag and then into your waiting cup of hot water to drink. WITHOUT BEING WASHED, chems and all (if non-organic). Though it’s […]

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Turning Yard Sale Items Into Store Credit

This is a yard sale trick I have done a few times and am *almost* embarrased about, but clearly not enough because here I am, announcing it to the world. 😉 It’s surprisingly easy to pick up new items at yard sales and return them to the store they were bought from for store credit. […]

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