lifestyle

Pura Vida: Gringo Edition 

After two days in a row of me waxing philosophical about life (am I having a midlife crisis?), I think we all need a break. So instead let me bore you with a summary of my last vacation! One of my … Continue reading

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Work it, Girl 

I will fully admit that I have spent the majority of my thirty-seven years on this planet totally coasting. (I will let myself slide for the newborn/toddler years, but the rest were done totally by choice.) I shouldn’t complain that … Continue reading

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Writing Your Job Description: SAHM Edition 

After a genuine push to get back blogging on a regular basis, all of the wheels fell off the truck as soon as I went on vacation. Don’t get me wrong, I had a fantastic trip (and will share pics … Continue reading

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Fine Art Friday: Tom Blachford 

Dear Husband, Please close your computer now and do not continue on with this post. There are things here that I love and that will undoubtedly end up on your walls in the near future. I’d hate for you not to … Continue reading

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Simulating the Saguaro 

Yesterday it was 73 degrees out here. That is insane! It felt like a little slice of Spring Break had been delivered right to my doorstep. I spent my entire day split up between running (11 miles!) and sprucing up … Continue reading

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Room Refresh: Kids Edition 

I have never liked traditional kids rooms. Pickle’s nursery was brown and orange. And yes, I knew she was a girl. I don’t like precious. I don’t like expected. But I have always tried to play it a bit safe … Continue reading

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An American Boy 

I am not one you would ever call a “feminist”, given I am perfectly content with spending my nights internet shopping and my days farting around at the gym. I just don’t have the energy. That being said, I don’t really … Continue reading

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Hitting the Bars: Quest Nutrition 

I have come a long way on the journey of eating (and feeling!) better. I have no desire to eat fast food or sit in front of the TV with a bag of chips. Yesterday I had cravings for a salad. … Continue reading

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Mommy and Mini Swimwear 

My child has just hit the stage where she loves and wants to be around me, but doesn’t WANT to love or want to be around me. So I figure I probably have exactly two years before she goes full-on … Continue reading

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Llamas! (Not Lorenzo) 

Last week was a pretty thrilling one if you care at all about things going viral. I really CAN’T when it comes to #TheDress. I saw #whiteandgold. Then a day later I magically saw #blackandblue. You know what I always … Continue reading

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