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Friday Favorites + Self Care Edition

boba

Happy Friday, friends! I’m writing from my office with a nice cup of coffee in hand! I have some fun things that I’m celebrating this week, so why don’t I get right into it? Taking your time off and using it wisely It seems like we are talking mental health in the work place more than ever before. Mental health…

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Books

Best Summer Reads for 2022

Beach Reads

Nothing sounds better than turning the pages of a good book by the pool – or on vacation. Books transport us to different places, they evoke new emotions and they inspire creativity (at least they do for me). And, after saying all that, I haven’t read near as many books as I would like to this year. I’ve knocked a…

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Weekend Digest: Feels like summer

pool

Happy Monday! I’m starting my Monday off with two early morning meetings today! I also have two items that must be knocked off my plate before the end of the day. So, shall we talk about how the idea of things looming down the pipeline can affect a weekend? For me, I really try to disconnect on the weekend. I…

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Friday Favorites + Changing Perspectives

tex

Happy Friday, friends! I started my morning off with a cup of Nespresso (their tropical coconut flavor is back for summer)! It’s supposed to be an iced coffee, but you can drink it warm, and it’s just as good in my humble opinion. I hope that your Friday is off to a nice start. It’s been a good week –…

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Weekend Digest + Simple Weeknight Recipes

mom

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Maybe you celebrated your mom – or maybe you honored some strong female role models who have been present in your life. If Mother’s Day isn’t your thing, I hope you did something that made you happy. While Aaron and I didn’t physically spend Mother’s Day with our moms, we sent cards…

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Friday Favorites – Fiesta Edition

spuds

Happy Friday – did you all have a good Cinco de Mayo yesterday? As you all know, Cinco is one of my favorite days to celebrate, and yesterday’s Cinco involved two of my favorite things: Tex Mex and being back in person with my team. But before I get into that, here is one of all-time favorite Cinco de Mayo…

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Thoughts on the Theragun

theragun

Happy Wednesday, friends! Is your week off to a good start? The good news is that it’s Wednesday – the bad news is that we have a couple more days until the weekend. I have a work retreat tomorrow, which I’m looking forward to. This will be my first full team retreat in person since March 2020. I can’t wait…

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Weekend Edit

Bellamy brothers

Happy Monday, friends. How are we already in May? I felt like April just started a few days ago, yet here we are. This weekend also marked the first day that it officially felt like summer in Houston. And if it was any indication, it’s going to be a hot one. We had a fun weekend celebrating our friend, Mike,…

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Friday Favorites: The Spuds Turn 1

golden retriever

Happy Friday to all! This week has flown by thanks to our little trip last weekend to Nashville. We got a whole bunch of rain in Houston on Monday, which was the perfect time to light some candles, unpack and unwind after my workday. It’s been a good week, friends – and it’s brought to you by Tex and Cali’s…

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