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Weeks in Review: The Last Hurrah of Summer

The Last Two Weeks, I was... I had a bad day at work last week. Actually, more accurately, I was in a bad mood from work one day last week. This has been happening a lot lately. All these little things that happen put me in a crummy, angry, frustrated, defeated mood (even though a… Continue reading Weeks in Review: The Last Hurrah of Summer

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Week in Review: Back at It

Hi, Friends! Long time no type. I ended up taking a bit of an unplanned summer hiatus as life got a little crazy with work changes, house buying, and fun vacations. But I'm back! At least for now. I realized writing things out is so helpful in processing what's going on in my life and… Continue reading Week in Review: Back at It

Gilmore Girl Challenge, season 1

Gilmore Girls Challenge S1, E21: Love, Daisies, and Troubadours

Welcome back to the Gilmore Girls Challenge. Grab a friend and watch the episode with me. Each episode, I share my thoughts and a challenge to do something the Gilmores do during the show. This week’s challenge Buy someone you love a yellow daisy.  If that’s not doable, here are a few other ideas. Listen to PJ Harvey.… Continue reading Gilmore Girls Challenge S1, E21: Love, Daisies, and Troubadours

Gilmore Girl Challenge, season 1

Gilmore Girls Challenge S1, E20: P.S. I Lo

Welcome back to the Gilmore Girls Challenge. Grab a friend and watch the episode with me. Each episode, I share my thoughts and a challenge to do something the Gilmores do during the show. This week’s challenge Go on a shopping spree! I like to shop at outlets or consignment shops because then I feel less guilty about… Continue reading Gilmore Girls Challenge S1, E20: P.S. I Lo

Celebrations, Fun To Dos, Glimpses of Joy, my life

Looking Forward: June 2017

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." - Colin Powell Work Projects As I mentioned in my last post, I have a big work event I'm planning for. Thankfully, it's happening this Friday, so I just have to sprint through this week and then… Continue reading Looking Forward: June 2017

Food, Glimpses of Joy, my life

Glimpses of Joy: May 2017

The LORD is my light and my salvation--whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life--of whom shall I be afraid?" -Psalm 27:1 1. Hopkins Date Night Aaron and I had the most fun date night on a warm Friday night in the middle of May. While eating at Longfellow Grill earlier… Continue reading Glimpses of Joy: May 2017

Gilmore Girl Challenge, season 1

Gilmore Girls Challenge S1, E19: Emily in Wonderland

Welcome back to the Gilmore Girls Challenge. Grab a friend and watch the episode with me. Each episode, I share my thoughts and a challenge to do something the Gilmores do during the show. This week’s challenge Go antiquing. If you're local to Minneapolis, try out the Minnehaha Mile. If that’s not doable, here are a few other ideas.… Continue reading Gilmore Girls Challenge S1, E19: Emily in Wonderland