How to Start a Productive Morning When You Work from Home

Good morning, you. It’s bright and early on a Tuesday morning, and I’m sitting in my office with – you guessed it – yet another cup of tea and a major to-do list. As I threw the curtains open this morning and looked through the e-mails that need my attention, I couldn’t help but be impressed with […]

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Primark Haul – October ’17

*yawn* Good morning, everyone. I’ve had an absolutely exhausting week, but Sunday is here at last. I’ll be in bed all day, drinking my favorite Winterberry Tea and binge-watching true crime documentaries. Or Will & Grace. I haven’t decided. But first, I’ve got a Primark Haul to share with you! If you’ve never been to Primark, you’re […]

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Vanilla & Spice Sugar Scrub for Fall

Hey, you! I hope you’ve all enjoyed your first two days of October and are as ready for the rest of the season as I am! The temperature has finally gone down here in New York and it feels like Fall at last. (Admittedly, however, I have been pouting and stomping around in fuzzy boots all morning begging my […]

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The Weight Loss Roller Coaster – My New Beginning

Hey! I hope you’re all getting through your Monday alright with a cup of coffee and a daydream about the weekend. I’m trying my best over here, but it’s almost 90° in New York at the end of September and I’m just not having it today. But since Monday is a great time to talk about new […]

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Sunday Reading 9.17

I hope you’re all enjoying a relaxing Sunday. I started my morning by making a delicious cantaloupe smoothie and singing along to Buddy Holly. It was perfect. I’ve decided to start sharing what I’m reading throughout every week. These posts will be going up every Sunday, and I hope you guys will share with me […]

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On Being in Transition

I started my last semester of college this week, and the first book I had to read for class was Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes by William Bridges. I’ll be honest: I thought it was going to be your typical self-help book full of cheesy one-liners and generic “inspiration.” I was fully prepared to skim […]

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Slow Cooker Peaches and Coconut Oatmeal (Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free)

A few weeks ago, my girlfriend’s father gave me a pressure cooker/smoker/slow cooker, and I have been LOVING it. Fall is upon us, and it’s the perfect time to make all of my favorite slow cooker recipes. If you’re like me, then it’s probably getting harder and harder to pull yourself out of your comfy […]

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Strength

Strength: 1: the quality or state of being strong : capacity for exertion or endurance; 2: power to resist force or attack   It is accepting that I’m the daughter and he’s the dad and it can’t be my job to stop him from self-destructing. It is refusing to go chasing after love that would never come […]

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3 Lessons I Learned When I First Started Working from Home

It was August of last year when I sat down at my computer and told myself that I was done daydreaming. I was really going to make it happen. I was going to work full-time from home. I’ve been doing this for a year now, so I feel both new enough to be struggling right […]

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