In January we were absolutely delighted to find that we are expecting our second baby (it's a girl!) and she is due sometime in the beginning of October. However, from about Week 5 to Week 13 I had terrible morning sickness. It was all day long with sleep being the only respite I could get. It drove … [Read more...] about Self-Care Inspired by the Duchess of Cambridge
In this age of social media, it is so easy to share every aspect of our lives. It takes such a relatively short time to post statuses that it is easy for the body to type faster than the rational brain can register. So often I see statuses, postings, etc. on various social media outlets that give me … [Read more...] about What Would Kate Post? A Duchess-Inspired Guide to Social Media
The other day I was perusing new apps for my phone and it led me to think which apps Duchess Kate might take a fancy to. Which does she download to manage her time better? Which offer her some stress-free entertainment to disconnect for a bit? Kate has been spotted over the years with cell … [Read more...] about What’s on Kate’s iPhone?
I'm sure many of my fellow anglophiles have joined me in watching The Crown, a TV series about the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Rare is the show that manages to give me goosebumps numerous times! One such instance is in Season 1, Episode 2, when Queen Elizabeth II is preparing to depart … [Read more...] about Entering the New Year as Your Best Self
Thanksgiving is now less than a month away (I KNOW; it was an awakening for me, too!) and I am sure it is on the forefront of many minds. Between making travel plans and preparing for the rest of the holiday season, it is certainly one of the busiest times of the year for Americans. Although … [Read more...] about What Would Kate Do for Thanksgiving?
In a mere week or so, according to the September calendar, many of us will plunge into the full transition of summer into fall. Many consider the autumn season one of renewal, of fresh starts; not necessarily as beginning on January 1st. During this time, many are beginning school again and leaving … [Read more...] about Welcoming the Autumn Like Duchess Kate
I grew up in a family where camping was always a favorite pastime, as did my husband. We wanted to make sure Master Toddler could grow to appreciate it as well. For the first time, we recently took him camping (and it was a success!). As my husband prepared our morning coffee in our shiny … [Read more...] about Camping Like a Royal : How to Camp Like a Duchess
One of my New Year’s Resolutions for 2016 was to go through the massive amount of clothes I have acquired over the years and to stay true to what I have now defined as my personal style; which, as I am sure you can imagine, has me gravitating to a certain Duchess! Some of the pieces I had dated back … [Read more...] about How Duchess Kate Would Declutter a Closet
If you enjoy reading this blog, then it’s quite likely that you admire Duchess Kate for many traits. Be it her composure, her style, or the like, there is a reason that you gravitate towards emulating her persona. However, it is important to realize that every single human being has flaws – even our … [Read more...] about Gracefully Accepting Your Flaws
As I have gotten older, and continually get further away from my undergrad years when now it feels like I had all the time in the world, I find I have to work harder at maintaining old friendships and nurturing new ones. Full-time jobs, children, schoolwork (again!) and general adult … [Read more...] about Nurturing Relationships Like Duchess Kate