2020: A Lesson In Intentionality

Alternative titles include but are not limited to: 2020: WTF? 2020: Let Me Out 2020: Where is 2021, already? Let me just apply a disclaimer to this post… What’s about to follow may imply that I’m cool as a cucumber about what’s going on in the world, and that I’m handling it completely rationally (this […]

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Thirty-Fun

Hey, hey! It’s my birthday! There are some new faces here that have joined me since blogmas, and somehow, in my post-blogmas hiatus. What better day for me to introduce myself than my birthday? If you’re new around here, hi, hello. I appreciate you, and your reading this post is literally part of making my […]

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Book Review: The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank

I’m off to a great start on that 2020 goal of reading 12 books and have already finished my first of the year, The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank. I’ve had this book for a seriously long time (I got it at Borders… are they done for?), and dug it out […]

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New Year, Same Me (but better, I hope)

New year, time for some resolutions. Mental health, first. That’s easier said than done because I truly believe that good mental health involves pretty consistent commitment to all of the quintessential resolutions. So, in putting my mental health first, I’m also prioritizing the following goals and living by the cliche, “You have to love yourself […]

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Blogmas Day 25: Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas! We have had a cozy morning watching the cat play with new toys. Whatever you’re celebrating, whether it’s the birth of a savior, the season of giving, or maybe even a Wednesday, I hope it’s merry! If you’ve been with me the last 25 days, I appreciate you! Blogmas bloggers, we did it! […]

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Blogmas Day 23: 5 Things I Learned in 2019

We’re just two days out people, I repeat, just two days out. I’d actually planned to film a funny baking video today (that I’ll save for later), but dang it, editing is hard. That, and I have a killer headache/stomachache combo and am just not feeling it. We’re all about to be inundated with resolutions […]

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Blogmas Day 21: The Gift of Authenticity

Let’s talk authenticity. Authenticity. Real. Genuine. Buzzwords we hear a ton in the age of social media and everything in your face all the time. Being hashtag authentic has taken social platforms and brand marketing by storm and we’ve seen a ton of positivity come from the #real movement, like… The #aeriereal campaign, where we are finally […]

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Blogmas Day 14: Navigating Holiday Stress

We all love Christmas, right? Wrong. Take some time this year to ask your family, friends, or coworkers how they feel about the holidays, and you might be surprised to find out that many of them are pretty, “Bah, humbug!” It always kind of kills my Christmas spirit a little to hear just how unamused […]

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We bought a house, should you?

Hello from the other side. Do you remember me? It’s been a long time, but I promise I have a good excuse. Since you last heard from me, we have bought AND sold a home, and even lived somewhere else for a week in the weird interim where things can’t get messy and all signs […]

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Quarterly Resolution Follow-Up 2

What’s up? I’m back from the future! JK, I’m back from Texas and Florida and home, and I’m desperately trying to get back into my normal routine. If you saw my instagram stories yesterday, you’ll know that I’ve been slacking on basically everything because house hunting in the hottest housing market in America is no joke […]

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