because words

hi. I'm kylee.

I started writing this blog back in 2006, long before there were "two pretzels" in my life. So much has happened since it all began.

I live in Mexico. I write about fashion and books and parenting and life. And, I adore Lionel Richie.


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Christmas time, The Judds, Costco & Tears

The 20-30 minute drive from my house to Costco is always filled with music. Since the girls were born, I’ve loaded them in Lola (my first Jeep) and then Burt Reynolds (my second Jeep), and we’d drive with the windows down and the music up from San Jose to Cabo San Lucas. Early in the morning, at midday and in the evening they’ve learned the songs. They’ve learned Lionel and James Taylor.They’ve sung along with Dolly and Anne Murray.From Sara Bareilles to Garth Brooks, Our Lady Peace, Zac ...

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16 Years of Marriage. A Letter to my Husband.

Dear Craig, Thank you for asking me to marry you. I would imagine that you had no idea what you were getting into back in 2002 when you popped the question... Let's be honest, you'd been slightly coerced into the situation and before you knew it, you were living in Mexico with a constantly revolving pack of dogs that I adopt or foster without telling you. (Sorry about that.) Thank you for learnin' me. You've taught me so much, Craig: grudge holding is a waste of time, knowing how ...

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words are everything

I believe that words give life. They empower, entertain, encourage, touch and unite. I write the words so that we can see and feel all that we have in common. Though I will never stand behind chokers. I hate those necklaces.

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