Mom the Magic Maker

Mama, you are the magic maker this time of year. You are the planner, the shopper and the coordinator. Maybe you’re the doer too, the wrapper, the hostess, the fun provider. It’s especially easy to forget yourself in all the chaos. When your to do list is miles long there’s certainly no room for just […]


The Perfect Bath

There must be quite a few things a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them. Sylvia Plath The perfect bath. A clawfoot tub with gold feet on a black and white patterned floor, not quite scalding water flowing from a golden long-neck faucet. An open window and sheer white shower curtain […]