FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $25

Mona's Blog

the things you will do

the things you will do

There are days when I stand outside in the back garden at work and talk about blueberry plants, There are days when I talk to Mom all the way home ...
these ten things

these ten things

Maggie came home today in a blaze of drama. I forget how turbulent 8th grade life can be until she comes home on a wave of he-said, she-saids. Text...
trust the glimpses

trust the glimpses

I love a good message. These, the slips of paper, the words on someone's lips, the Calm app thumbnail that is exactly what we want or need to hear....
hope for the season

hope for the season

My favorite thing about Lent is what I learn about myself. This week? I don't need cookies and I don't actually miss candy. These, the two things I...
the bookstore

the bookstore

Greetings! The Winter House is proud to introduce the newest collection on our website toolbar--> The Bookstore.  It seems absurd to me that on ...
slack water

slack water

I have been holding some exciting news to myself for a smidge of time. And by "myself" I mean me and about 47 of my closest friends. I haven't said...
remember the gumballs

remember the gumballs

This morning my sunshiney--I say "sunshiney" not to indicate mood, but to point out the sun was actually SHINING today after eons of hiding, so I w...
a believer

a believer

I'm a believer. A believer in many things. I believe in keeping your mind and heart open. I believe science does not contradict faith. I believe in...
only fourteen

only fourteen

Today was a busy day. A day I concluded at 3:30 with a meeting...and then came home 2 hours later to wrap up in a blanket and close my eyes. It's t...
the small game

the small game

Mags: "GET OFF YOUR PHONE!"Me: Margaret! Do not yell at people in their cars. You never know who's crazy.Mags: Oh please. He was 16. Me: 16 year ol...
godspeed, little pug

godspeed, little pug

There is something that happened yesterday. And it was all me. And I am still laughing about it at oh-five hundred hours this morning. You see, in ...
Faking Normal

Faking Normal

This book. I have such a love/hate relationship with it. In my mind it exists as a poor testament to the person I hope to be. It's pretty sarcastic...