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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Confession: I’m a Mom and I’m not enjoying every moment of it.

I don't think I slept from 2009 - 2012. Here I am in 2011 with Baby Vivi "Enjoy it now..." If I've heard it once, I've heard it a bazillion times from the parents who've gone before me. "They grow up so quickly..." It's true. "You'll never get this time back..." Also true. "...before you know it, they won't want to spend time with you..." I'm sure that's the case. But here's where I am right now: I park in my driveway and don't open the garage ...

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Happy Birthday, my 8-year-old Vivi

And just like that, my baby turned eight at the end of January. Here's my annual note to her:   Dear Vivienne, Oh, Vivi.   You’re a magical little person. A little sprite filled with sunshine and a good measure of sass. It seems like just yesterday you joined our world. Bringing with you a feeling of completion to our family of odds. When you were born, we were even. And I like even numbers. I struggle with how much to share about you online, ...

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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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