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Whole30 Recap

Last month, I did my first Whole30. Here's what happened and what I learned (recipes at the end!). What is Whole30? The Whole30 is a 30-day fad diet that emphasizes whole foods and during which participants eliminate sugar, alcohol, grains, legumes, soy, and dairy from their diets.The Whole30 is similar to but more restrictive than… Continue reading Whole30 Recap

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Top 5: February 2018

"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." -Martin Luther King, Jr. January always seems to be a quiet, lazy month filled with quiet evenings to myself, tea and books in hand. This January has been no different and has inspired a few of my Top 5, but… Continue reading Top 5: February 2018

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Top Five: December 2017

"Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand." - Dr. Seuss Here are the Top 5 Things I'm loving this month (warning...most of it is Christmas-related...as it should be): 1. Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving and Finding the Church, By Rachel Held Evans I've been meaning to… Continue reading Top Five: December 2017

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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

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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

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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