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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Two Pretzels 2019 Emmy Red Carpet Fashion Recap

Ok, let's do this. First off, I kind of liked most of the 2019 Emmy red carpet dresses this time around. It was so much better than dreary black of awards shows past. (I am not commenting on black dresses tonight, though. I just don't want to.) Let's focus on the color, shall we? I adore the pink and red combo... but then I saw that EVERYONE was wearing it. Taraji P. Henson looks AMAZING. Nicely done. I myself would get tangled up in all of that tulle/chiffon, but I'm not known for my ...

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on grief: Six years later, Carole King and tears.

The girls and I were driving home from school when Carole King's 1971 classic song, You've got a friend, came on my satellite radio. We were about 6 houses down from our own driveway, and I smiled. That song. At that moment. It was kind of like a hug. When you're down and troubled,And you need some love and care. I'd been missing my Mom a little more than usual lately...And when I think of Carole King, I think of my Mom singing along. Little girl Kylee would sing along to the Tapestry ...

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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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