about me

Friday Introduction //

January 12, 2018

Oh, hi! Since we’ve recently entered a whole new year, I figured I’d take a few minutes out of your Friday to introduce myself! 1.  I am a chronic oversharer — both online and IRL. I can’t help it. 2.  As much of a social butterfly that I am, I also crave doing things alone […]

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Friday Introduction //

March 17, 2017

I recently realized that I’ve been blogging for close to 10 years. That’s a long time, friends. Like, a ridiculously long time. So it’s likely that most of you have no idea who I am or what exactly brought me to where I am now. I never wanted to be a mom. It’s true. My ‘grand plan’ […]

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post-holiday blues //

January 13, 2015

I know darn well I’m not alone with the post-holiday blues. As stressful as Christmas can be, there is also so much hustle, bustle and genuine cheer, it also does a good job of compounding the stress. And then, January. Dreaded, dreaded, January. After New Years it seemed like the weather got the memo and turned […]

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practice radical self-love!

July 28, 2011

Tweet Yesterday my BFF posted this quote on Facebook. It was too amazing not to pass on to all of you! “So today, I would like to invite us to practice radical self-love. Love your love handles, love your tallness, love your shortness, love your flaws, love your imperfections, love your quirks, love your grey […]

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what i’ve been busy with: real life stuff.

May 9, 2011

Lately I’ve had the best of intentions with spending some quality time with my laptop on the weekends — I have visions of reading blogs, scheduling my own posts, and then browsing on Pinterest.  {image} But then life happens. And I don’t mean that in a bad way; I mean that in a good way. […]

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friday 1.28.11

January 28, 2011

Where did this week go!? I had such a great first week back to my new/old job! It’s been great reconnecting with people I fell out of touch with. But I’m certainly glad to have some time to catch up on sleep this weekend. Besides catching up on sleept this weekend, I’ll be: – relaxing. […]

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January 21, 2011

Friday thoughts: – Today is my last day of work at my current job. Monday I’ll ‘start fresh’ at my ‘new’ job in Akron. – 20 years ago today, my grandfather was killed. I can’t believe it’s been so long! A lot has happened in these twenty years. And this day, twenty years ago, forever […]

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January 20, 2011

Sometimes I think too much. I think too much about life. and mistakes. and things I would have done differently if given the chance all over again. Sometimes thinking like this makes me quiet. That’s how I’ve been spending this week. Thinking. And quiet. {image} I know this will pass, but it’s been a heck of […]

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on hate, religion, and recent events: my opinion

January 13, 2011

Hate. Hate for each other;  hate for people you don’t know; hate for an entire demographic of people. I just don’t get it. And nothing upsets me more. Whether it be homophobes lining the streets to scream obscenities about life, God, and marriage; or a woman from a completely radical church justifying the killing of […]

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2010: a look back.

December 31, 2010

So much has happened this year. I’ve been all over and so much has changed. To think exactly one year ago, December 31st, 2009, BF was visiting me in Syracuse. We went to dinner at a Thai restaurant and stopped by a friends house for a quick hello, before falling asleep to the ball dropping […]

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