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Friday Favorites: December Edition

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Happy Friday – I feel like it’s been one heck of a first week in December. I am looking forward to the weekend – anyone else? I’ve got a fun little Friday ahead of me. I’m sitting here, drinking my Gingerbread Nespresso coffees, which are definitely showing up on my list of favorites this week, digging into email and several…

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Top three business books + sentence per picture

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Happy Thursday, friends. It’s been a hectic week – Aaron pulled a muscle in his back on Sunday, which meant a trip to Urgent Care so he could get a steroid shot and some anti-inflammatories. I’m thinking this means I might need to hire a neighborhood kid to come do my Christmas lights. Our garbage disposal also broke, and I’m…

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The Bachelorette Recap: Hometowns

The Bachelorette

We’ve made it to Hometowns on The Bachelorette (you can read recaps from previous weeks here). Michelle is down to four guys: Rodney, Joe, Nayte and Brandon. Hometowns are a bit different this time around due to the pandemic, so Hometowns actually happen in Michelle’s hometown. Brandon’s hometown Brandon is up first. We learn that his brother delayed going to…

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Holiday Dessert: Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares

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I used to have the hardest time remembering how to spell dessert. I’d find myself going to write it – and second-guessing about whether it had one “s” or two. One day, someone told me the most clever way to remember. Dessert has the double “s” because you always want seconds of dessert. And, since I’ve got dessert on the…

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Thanksgiving weekend digest

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Happy Monday! I’m back in my office today – bright and early. One of the best things about a holiday is that other people are off too, so email doesn’t pile up like it might on a random day off. I hope that your Monday post-Thanksgiving is going well – or do you have the post-holiday blues? I’m torn. I’m…

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5 Things I’m Thankful for this Thanksgiving

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Good morning and happy Tuesday. Because it’s a short week for me, I’ll be blogging today and tomorrow, but you won’t see me back on here until Monday. No Black Friday sales from me – because that isn’t really my focus, and you can find all that stuff on literally any social media site you use. Instead, I want to…

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Friday Favorites: Countdown to Thanksgiving

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Happy Friday, friends. What a good week it’s been! I’m sitting here writing this – and I’m kind of shocked at how it’s almost Thanksgiving. I feel like November has just flown by. In the back of my head, I’m mentally building a list of allllll the things that I need to do to for the holidays (and trying not…

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Bachelor Recap

The Bachelorette Recap: Week 5

The Bachelorette

The start of Week 5 starts off in Minneapolis, Minnesota where Michelle grew up. She down to 11 guys. And can we take a second to appreciate how cute Michelle’s parents are? You can find last week’s recap here. First one on one date in Minnesota There is a one on one date right off the bat. Joe is the…

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Best Thanksgiving Side: Moosie’s Potatoes

moosie's cookbook

Happy Tuesday, Friends. I’m sharing a family recipe today. If you read yesterday’s post, you saw that Aaron and I headed to a Friendsgiving party this past weekend. Everyone was in charge of bringing one of their favorite side dishes. And, while my mom and dad have had some incredible Thanksgiving home runs over the years (my dad’s homemade stuffing,…

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