Photo by raquel raclette on Unsplash


Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash

This time last year, the pile of moving boxes accumulating in the corner of the living room signaled the end of my marriage. The pile grew over the course of a week, and one day they were gone. …


One year ago today, the day after my daughter’s third birthday, I sat down with my kids and their Dad and told them that we were getting a divorce. …


Photo by Brenna Huff on Unsplash

If you’ve got some tension with your family, you may already be on board with this post and ready for the validation herein, but if you’re like me and talk to your Mama daily, have a text chain with your siblings filled with equal parts shit talk and humorous anecdotes…


Photo by anja. on Unsplash

In the fall semester of my 8th grade year, I began writing in a diary for the first time.

The best part is…I kept it.

In my very first entry, littered amongst an update on the OJ Simpson trial, a twitter patted description of my crush Evan Lindsey (“He’s really…


Hanukkah is often overshadowed by the commercial and religious hulk that is Christmas, and that’s a damn shame. …


Photo by Stephanie Studer on Unsplash

Despite the tumultuous state of the world we find ourselves living in, time marches on and we face the winter holiday season with emotions mixed and intensified. Normal went out the window in March, and with the shifting landscape, a definitive “new normal” is hardly codified. …


Photo Credit Annie Spratt

As I sit here writing the night of the election, I am filled with anxiety. Right now, there’s no clear winner, and the thing is, there hasn’t been a winner for quite some time in this country. Regardless of your politics, the divisiveness this country has displayed in recent times…


I never wanted to be a stay-at-home-Mom.

When my son, my first born, arrived seven weeks early and spent three weeks in the NICU everything I thought I knew about Motherhood changed. I had to l leave him every night of those three weeks. For the first five nights, I…


You know that feeling when you eat that perfect bite of food and you feel like “hey- [insert delicious food] you really get me!”

That is how I feel about Mac + Cheese in the best of times. In case you had your doubts, we are not in the best…

More + Merrier Life

More + Merrier Life is a lifestyle blog for those who want a cozy space to feel inspired, understood and in on the joke. Find me at www.moreandmerrierlife.com

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store