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Recent Eats + Work Wednesday Wisdom

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Happy Wednesday, friends! I was listening to a podcast earlier this week got my wheels spinning. The podcast host said that “we have a moral obligation to be happy.” That quote really resonated with me – whether at home or in the workplace, practicing positivity has always been something that I strive for in my personal life. In fact, it’s…

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Weekend things + A quick and easy meal plan

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Happy Monday! I feel more prepared headed into the second work week of 2023. I’m back in my groove (for the most part), and the holidays are far enough behind us to start writing a new chapter for the new year. This weekend was all about taking our holiday decorations down and making way for a fresh, clean house for…

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My 2022 Top Four Christmas Cookies

Christmas cookies 2022

I’ve finally wrapped up all my Christmas baking this year. We just need to drop the goods off with our neighbors. If you’ve been reading here, you know that I usually make some cookie tins up for my neighbors, I pass along some baked goods to my team, and I send some along with Aaron for his team. This year,…

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Weekend Edit: Thanksgiving Recap

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Happy Tuesday, friends! I know I don’t normally blog on Tuesdays, but I was exhausted yesterday, so I gave myself a bit of extra time back in my day. I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I’ve shared a bit about this before, but when Aaron and I got married, we decided to switch off the major holidays (Thanksgiving…

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Thanksgiving pre-game + 3 Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers

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Happy Monday, friends. I’m actually writing this Sunday evening because Monday (today) will be fast and furious. The house is quiet, I’ve got a candle going – and the vibe right now is immaculate. The weekend wasn’t much of a weekend to be completely honest. I feel like I haven’t sat down since my head hit the pillow Friday evening.…

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A Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

butternut squash soup recipe

Happy Wednesday, friends! Did you all have a nice Halloween? We had a couple hundred trick-or-treaters come through. Remember several weeks ago when I was worried I overbought Halloween candy at Costco? Well, I was glad to have it all. We had a little leftover that I was able to send with Aaron for him to take into the office.…

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