Grounding in Gratitude

People talk about gratitude a lot, so much so that I think we get desensitized to it sometimes. But there is a reason that so many people are talking about it. It’s because gratitude is life-altering. From the time I was just an itty bitty baby, my Dads ingrained in me a sense of what…

PB&J and Bales of Hay

When I was in first grade my class went on a field trip to a pumpkin patch. My Dad, as per usual, was chaperoning. It came time for lunch and I went to sit on a bale of hay next to my friend Isabella. I pulled my peanut butter and jelly that now had a…

Ferocious Infinite Love

Sometimes love is dignified. Sometimes love is silly. Sometimes love is the most fun in the world and sometimes love comes with challenges. I adore all kinds of love. I would like to think I am fluent in all love language with the amount that loving other people brings me joy. I also know that…

Lessons from My Daddy

To the Daddy that asked me when I first started dating Domi, "Honey, does he treat you right?" And my answer was, "Sometimes he even looks at me the way you do." I love you. I was a blessed little girl with two adoring and doting fathers and today is one of those fathers’ birthdays.…

My Quarantine Buddy

To the days where we could be out and about and I still remembered how to put makeup on... So, here we are. Another week, some more physical distancing. I realized that while I have been talking a lot about how I have been feeling during this crazy time, without really thinking about how it…

Watch Me, But Don’t Look At Me

Chelsea as a three year-old: Dad! Daddy! Come watch my dance! I just made it up! Hurry! Dad: Okay, Pookadella, we're coming! Chelsea: Okay, but you can only watch me...don't look at me, okay? This is a conversation I had with my parents time and time again. When I was just a little girl I…

I Have ZERO Chill. Like None.

https://youtu.be/Eg1Ho8dAHiw What are you thoughts on chill? I want to know!! Do you have chill? Comment below, tell me all I need to know about this thing called "chill" please. XOXOX Happy Friday friends!!! CAMDW

A Viennese Holiday

When we woke up this morning and Domi was feeling under the weather I knew it was going to be an interesting day. Domi usually can power through anything so when he told me that he thought he had to spend the day in bed I knew he was really feeling icky. So, I had…

Occasionally Turning Into A Turtle

As we walked down the winding streets of Hamburg, Germany, the freezing cold wind whipped our faces. I had buried my chin into my scarf, but my breath was so hot and the air was so cold after about 10 seconds it was already humid in my little cocoon. I was cold and tired and…

Sometimes you have to be the a**hole

I was talking to my Dad this morning on the phone on my way to the gym about a friend whom I have known since I was 13. Our friendship has changed. It seems to be out of date and not working anymore. You know those friends where you reach out to them on their…