• Currently

    Happy Thursday! I saw this on a few blogs (I think Tiny Twig started it?) but thought it was a nice way to share a few snippets of thoughts in a post. I’m currently… Watching… The Americans. It’s a new show about Russian spies in the 1980s. I find it hard to root for members

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  • Our 2012 Tax Refund

    Guess what time it is, y’all: Tax refund time! (Well, for those who are getting a refund. Sorry, this gif may not be very nice to those who have to pay….) Each year we try to fill out our W2s in a matter that will always give us back a little bit each year. Other

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  • Home Improvement: Two Simple & Cheap Projects at Home

    Right now we don’t need anything for our home. It may not be a dream place, but I’ve come to terms that I like my decorating details and the place fits us just fine. I tend to spend money on decorating, just because I’m bored or want something new. But really, I don’t need anything,

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  • Cook the Book: The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook Review

    There are a hundred ways to find new recipes. Magazines, food blogs, Pinterest, online recipe networks. My favorite way to find new recipes happens to be the old fashioned way: Cookbooks. When a new cookbook enters my kitchen, it’s not just for eye candy, I intend to use it. After I went to the Smitten

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  • High Five for Friday

    It’s Friday! Woot! I don’t share five things every week, but moving forward I decided to throw in a high-five gif, at least until I run out of them. :) (Shout out to Kim at Olivia Jane Accessories for more Friday gifs. It’s such a happy day of the week!) High Five for Friday: 1. I

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  • Little Life Lessons: You Never Know Until You Ask

    Courage is my word for 2013. At first I thought it was kind of silly to choose a word of the year, but I’ve been surprised at how often that word has come to mind when I approach something I’m fearful about or hesitant towards. And it’s surprising how more intentionally courageous I’ve been so

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  • A Meetup of Influential Women

    Happy Wednesday my friends! Today I’m excited to share a little bit about me with the Influence Network ladies. I joined the Influence Network soon after the new year and LOVE IT. It’s been a place of collaboration, inspiration, and just plain fun getting to know like-minded women. The rules are: Post 3 things about

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  • Winter in the Woods

    I love the woods in the winter. I love that familiar paths you take in the summer look completely different. Everything seems more open, more spacious. I love that you can walk through thick brush without running into spider webs. I love that earthy, wet smell walking over leaves that have been dead for months. I love

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