A Family-Filled Holiday Weekend

July 7, 2014

  Oh, this weekend! It was such a fun one! What’s not to love about long weekends, especially when they’re filled with family time, fireworks shows, and long naps? Yes, yes. Let’s dive into my weekend, all right? thursday // I only had to work a half-day, which was such a nice treat! After work, I came […]

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June Reads

July 4, 2014

Happy Fourth of July to my American readers! I have an easy morning and afternoon planned, and then around 3pm, I’m heading over to my uncle’s house (he lives mere steps from the beach!) to celebrate the holiday with a barbecue and walking down to the beach to watch the fireworks. I’ve skipped the fireworks […]

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June Check-In & July Goals

July 2, 2014

Is this year flying by, or what? I can’t believe we’re halfway through 2014 already! Weren’t we ringing in the new year a week ago? It’s so crazy. I have spent the past week thinking about how I want to attack the last half of the year, what I want to put in place now […]

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June Recap

June 30, 2014

June was good to me. Looking through the photos I took this month for Project 365, I realize it wasn’t an altogether exciting month, but it was a good one. June was low-key, relaxing, and peaceful. Here in Florida, we’re definitely full swing into summer and the days are hot, hot, hot. While we’re hovering […]

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No Spend Summer, Update #2

June 27, 2014

Ah, here we are. My second update for how my “no spend summer” is going. It’s hard, I can tell you that much. It’s a lot more difficult than I imagined. I guess it’s a lot like anything you challenge yourself to do… it takes a lot of commitment and dedication, a lot of denying […]

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My Ideal City

June 25, 2014

I have never seriously contemplated moving out of state. I honestly love where I live. I love the climate, love living so close to so many family members (most especially my mom and brother and nephew!), love the abundance of things to do. (The beach and the pool and the theme parks and the museums […]

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A Weekend in Pictures

June 23, 2014

  This weekend was pretty fantastic in my world. It’s getting super hot in Florida now (the heat index was 102 on Sunday afternoon. Yikes!), but that’s what pools and beaches and air conditioning are for, right? I don’t mind the heat, but it can get a little too much sometimes. On Friday night, I […]

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Looking Forward

June 20, 2014

I haven’t done one of these types of posts since October. Most of the time I feel like I don’t have anything coming up that’s interesting enough to talk about. But, nonetheless, since these posts have been popular in the last week or so in the blogosphere, I thought I’d add my own. Enjoy! Today, […]

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Rules for Living with a Dachshund

June 18, 2014

My good friend Nora sent me the above pin last week, and some of the “rules” made me laugh because they are so true. Like, #3. Dutch is constantly following me around and I can’t count how many times I’ve accidentally kicked him in the ribs because he was just standing behind me when I […]

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June 16, 2014

Feeling: A little melancholy. I really, really miss my dad. Father’s Day is probably the hardest day of the year for me to get through, so I tried to take it easy yesterday. I started my day off with a long walk with Dutch, had a yummy lunch with my mom, took a delightful afternoon nap, and […]

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