dress code downgrade. an open letter to Starbucks

You know how, when you’re a kid you learn the unspoken rule that you are allowed to say whatever you want about your family members, but an outsider making a comment was unacceptable?  Because you know it is coming from some kind of place of love, even if at the time you’re annoyed AF? Well, […]

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my “aha!” moment.

Happy hump day everyone!  I am sitting outside Starbucks baking in the sun pretending I’m still in Florida, and not suffering through the depression that tends to follow a vacation. The last time we went down to Florida with Anthony’s family was July 2014, and I had a very similar internal episode where I couldn’t handle […]

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Greetings from sunny Florida!

Happy Friday!  We are finally in Florida, and on day two of vacation!  Just wanted to check in super quick and give a shout out to my amazing husband who gave me the biggest early birthday surprise on Thursday night. Long story short, he has a knack for sneaking around and surprising me.  Back in […]

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let it be

I find that as of late, my free time is sandwiched between trips.  There was my trip home last week, we leave for Florida this week, and then the first week of August it’s back to the east coast for me for a business convention.  While I am looking forward to all of it, I […]

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delayover©- n.- delayed layover.

Well, I can check another goal off my list of adulthood requirements.  I have officially flown alone.  Something I never thought I would do.  Back pre-Dairyland, I was kind of a giant wimp.  I didn’t think nor know that I was, but in hindsight, oh yeah.  I definitely was.  I didn’t really travel very far by […]

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travel day anxieties

Today is the day I sneak home to Connecticut for my niece’s birthday party this Saturday. Some people know I’m coming, but my mom doesn’t. Luckily, she doesn’t know I blog either. 😜 Normally I probably wouldn’t fly solo to Connecticut for a random weekend, but since it’s the little peanut’s birthday party, and it’s […]

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make yourself small.

There is so much turmoil in the country lately.  In the world.  Never in my wildest did my teenager self picture our world looking like this.  Racism rearing such a large, ugly head, you would think we had made zero progress since the Civil War.  If we aren’t being threatened by terrorists, we are opening […]

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pinterest helped me organize.

Happy Monday!  Over here in the land of undomestic living, I have been strangely obsessed with… domestic living. Or, well, organizing. Before you get your hopes up, no I am not cured, nor suddenly a domestic wonder.  My organizational obsession stems more from excessive Pinteresting rather than an actual desire to live a simpler, clutter […]

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