this is our story. where we open our door. a place where we  share our small wins, adventures in motherhood, and all those yummy baby rolls. you know, the 'good' stuff. like smiles between loads of laundry, coffee on sundays, and the warmth of being held by the right person.


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august review: the handmaid’s tale

Huge fan of the show? Let’s dive into the book! “I want everything back, the way it was. But there is no point to it, this wanting.” Synopsis Written nearly 30 years ago, Margaret Atwood’s dystopian literary masterpiece tells the story of Offred, a Handmaid living in the near future in what was once the […]

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Jessica DeBano

July Review: the light we lost

About a girl who couldn’t get over her ex. Bummer. “Some relationships feel like a wildfire-they’re powerful and compelling and majestic and dangerous and have the capability to burn you before you even realize you’ve been consumed…..some relationships feel like a hearth fire-they’re solid and stable and cozy and nourishing.” – Jill Santopolo Synopsis Lucy […]

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Jessica DeBano