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Friday Things + Weekend Plans+ Advent Study

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What a week it has been, and I’m so glad it’s Friday. Even though I shared some tips on Monday about getting back into the swing of things after a holiday week(end), I am struggling to catch up and stay on task. Surely next week will be a bit easier because I’ve got a lot of projects to wrap up…

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Giving Tuesday: My Favorite Charities to Support

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Happy Giving Tuesday, friends. Today’s post is going to be a bit different from the norm. It’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays, without taking some time to really reflect on what’s happening in our world. And the truth is, there is a lot of suffering that has gone on this year.…

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Three Ways to Kick Off Your Monday After a Holiday

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Happy Monday! Does anyone else struggle to get back into their groove after a holiday week/weekend? I know I can’t be the only one. I hope you had a wonderful post-Thanksgiving weekend. Aaron and I flew back in from California on Friday night, and we were met with a rainy weekend. Post-Thanksgiving weekend recap I slept in on Saturday morning…

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Happy Thanksgiving + This Year I’m Thankful For….

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Happy Thanksgiving, Friends! This year, the holiday might look a lot different for many people. I hope that you have a wonderful day however you are choosing to spend your Thanksgiving this year. 2020 didn’t turn out how any of us would have expected. But, it’s been my prayer this whole year that something good can still come out of…

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Pre-Thanksgiving Weekend Recap

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Happy Monday, friends! I’m working today, and I have the rest of the week off to spend some time relaxing and enjoying Thanksgiving. And, I am so looking forward to having a couple of days to just “be.” I am decorating my house for Christmas on Saturday, and I’m so excited to pull out my decorations and find spots for…

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Happy Friday + Two Easy Recipes for Thanksgiving Week

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Happy Friday! What a week. On Monday, we hosted an event that was virtual for the first-time ever, and it raised $1 million. I’m happy to have that one off the plate before the holidays, though. On Monday evening, our friend’s mom, Alice, invited us over to grab some homemade brisket and her homemade key lime pie. Aaron’s favorite pie…

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Weekend Recap

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Happy Monday, friends! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. The weather was just perfect in Houston, and we spent a lot of time outside. Saturday Saturday morning I woke up around 8 a.m., and we decided to do about 20-miles on the bikes. We finished in about two hours. It was suuuper windy on our way back, which…

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Why you need a Costco membership

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When Aaron and I first got married, I really didn’t think we needed a Costco membership. My mom had one, so I knew what types of items they had, but I really didn’t think two people needed to buy a bunch of stuff in bulk. My parents gifted us a Costco membership for Christmas a couple of years ago, and…

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Weekend wrap-up + best cleaning tip

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This weekend was kind of a busy one for the Gomez fam. I was happy to wrap up some of my work projects last week, and I have one big project I fully intend on finishing this afternoon. I hope your week is off to a fantastic start, too! Friday morning started off with our virtual Board of Visitor’s meeting.…

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