Sound Check: A Case of You

James Blake is one of those rare artists whose voice and melodies are so hypnotizing and stir something in your heart. His cover of Joni Mitchell’s “A Case of You” is just devastatingly beautiful. You’d never know this brilliant kid is only 24 years old! The Mr. is heading out of town for a month of […]

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Sound Check: Wonder

Move over Beyoncé. Emeli Sandé’s album Our Version of Events is AMAZING – one of my most favorites in a long time. While a lot of the songs on this album are soulful and quiet, ‘Wonder’ is so energizing and joyful. Happy Friday! Speaking of Beyoncé, I’m excited to see this. How about you?

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Sound Check: I Can’t Make You Love Me

An astonishing cover for your Friday by Bon Iver. We are looking forward to a quiet weekend at home, that will include a date night to this new spot, and coffee and conversation by the fireplace (even though we’re expecting 79 degree weather… thank you San Diego!). Any lovely plans for this weekend? I would […]

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Sound Check: Sometimes He Does

My grandparents in the mountains of NC This tune by Lori McKenna is haunting, and at first listen, sounds like a mournful ballad about how her man doesn’t love her the way he should. But the chorus clarifies the intention of this bittersweet song, which is that the love he has for her runs more […]

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Sound Check: Work With What You Got

PLAY // Work With What You Got My man isn’t scheduled to deploy for quite some time, and we have no babies (yet). And even though Navy life for us has been inconvenient and a pain in the keester at times, I am in awe of the women (and men too!) who juggle life with […]

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