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Happy Five Years to Us!

trump national golf club

Today, Aaron and I are celebrating our five year anniversary. And I feel really proud of us. I’ll take you on a quick walk down memory lane if you are new around here. Aaron and I met at a dog park about a year after I moved to Houston. I had Sawyer – and Aaron had Buttercup. While we are…

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House Updates

Home Renovations Complete

laundry room holes

Happy Wednesday, ya’ll. I’ve shared bits and pieces of our home renovations that we did as a result of the freeze, and I’m here today to share the final product. If you are new around here, you can read about our new house here, and our subsequent damages during the freeze in February. And, while it was certainly not ideal…

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Super simple summer dinner recipe: Veggie Wraps

veggie wrap

Happy Tuesday, friends! I’m sharing one of my favorite summer dinner (or lunch recipes). It’s a heavy hitter on my summer dinner rotation because it’s light and fresh. It’s also super simple. You can be done with this in less than 10 minutes from start to finish. And, you can use leftovers to make this as a lunch wrap throughout…

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Weekend Wrap-up: The Walking Dead edition

golden retriever snuggle

Happy Monday, friends! I’m officially counting down the clock until I’ve got a week off from work. Five more days. I think it’s really important that everyone get away from work every now and then. I consider that time sacred – Aaron and I both do. I always feel recharged, relaxed – and just a better version of myself when…

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Friday Favorites

spuds | golden retrievers

This week flew by, and I honestly can’t believe that it’s Friday. I’m coming to you this morning with a nice warm cup of coffee. I’ve got two meetings on my agenda this morning: one at 10 – and the other at 11, and I plan on putting my head down to knock out an article I’m writing, along with…

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That working from home life

Now that I’ve been working from home for almost a year and half, I figured I’d give you a quick update on how that’s going for me – and share some tips that I’ve learned along the way. I feel like I’m kind of in that weird in-between space of working from home – and that looming deadline of my…

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Summer Nights

drive in movie

Since I’m kind of on a summer theme this week, I figured I’d talk about some of my favorite things to do on those hot, summer nights. It’s one of my favorite parts of the year because I consider myself a warm-weather type of girl. So come join me while I talk about some of my favorite things to do…

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Cooking

Easy Instant Pot Recipe: Instant Pot Egg Rolls

instant pot egg roll recipe

Any Instant Pot fans out there? My friend gave me one as a wedding gift, and I had no idea what it was at the time. But, nearly five years later, I love it. It can be kind of intimidating until you take the time to read the instructions – and start off with some easy recipes (like my instant…

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Weekend Wrap-up

golden retriever | work from home

Happy Monday – I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Ours was fairly restful, but we still had ourselves a good time. Summer weekends are the best. Friday I worked from home all day Friday, and it was one of those days where I had lots of little projects that I was trying to knock off my to-do list. I…

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Friday Favorites: Summer Edition

facial | houston, texas

Happy Friday! I always get some of my best work done on Fridays – seriously. When I was working from my office in the Med Center, it was casual – so we could wear jeans every Friday. And, since many people were working schedules that allowed them to have Fridays off, it was pretty quiet in the office. Friday coffee…

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