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Newsletter: Month Sixty

Dear Leta, Yesterday you turned five years old, or you could say that you celebrated your 60th month of life. Turns out I didn’t write a newsletter for your 59th month, and I blame that entirely on what I call placenta brain, the situation that occurs when a pregnant woman’s blood supply is so concentrated [...]

For Carol

My friend Carol recently gave me this hat with the specific instructions to put it on Chuck, so that’s what I did. And now SHE OWES ME.

Cousins

Last night we had a family birthday party for Leta at my mother’s house, and here Leta is posing with my brother’s two daughters, Rachel and Sienna, both who could not possibly look more like their father. That seems to be a recurring phenomenon in our family.

Kiss Me Exfoliating Lip Scrub

The Utah climate is brutal on my skin and lips, especially the winter, and I’m always fighting dry, flaky lips when trying to apply lipstick. I found this exfoliating scrub last time I was in San Francisco and could visit an actual Sephora store, and it’s perfect for preparing my lips for gloss. I just [...]