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Love A La Carte: Women Taking Names

29 July, 2016
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Love A La Carte features all the little things that make my life just a little more delicious. Winery-hopping in the rain with my mom and good friends. Discovering bullet journaling and the community of people who do it regularly. Starting to record things every day and feeling better about routines. Really loving the Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook and the Bullet Journal Junkies Facebook group, as well as the #bulletjournal entries on Instagram for inspiration. Taking advantage of having a standing…

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Love A La Carte: Music and Moving

4 July, 2016
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The music of Lucifer. Changing up my hairstyle. It felt appropriate to chop it off on the first day of summer. Summer sun, here I come! This summer playlist I made in Spotify, featuring lots of Mumford & Sons: Stargazing & Sangria. Seeing Peter Gabriel perform live with Sting on the Rock Paper Scissors tour. Highlights: Peter Gabriel singing If You Love Someone, Set Them Free in half time to the groove of Beck’s Where It’s At. Encore of Sledgehammer. Hounds of…

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A Summer To-Do List

20 June, 2016
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Here are just a few things I’d like to get to this summer: move into a brand new apartment with a balcony go to an outdoor concert drink some fantastic rosé get myself to the beach find some fireworks grill up some healthy summer food come up with a signature sangria stargaze take a day trip somewhere make a summer playlist make my own popsicles or frozen treats read an entire novel complete at least one DIY project drive around with the…

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Love A La Carte: Get Myself to Saturday

18 June, 2016
croissant and orange juice

Love A La Carte features all the little things that make my life just a little more delicious. Cinnamon oatmeal cookie ice cream from the Dairy Godmother Watching the Tony Awards hosted by James Corden – it was my favorite Tony Awards show in recent memory and I was cheering for Hamilton throughout, but was pleasantly surprised by the other shows’ performances, especially Spring Awakening, which I’ve known about for a while, but haven’t yet seen. I’d really like to…

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5 Books That Have Changed My Life

17 June, 2016
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Just recently, I watched this short interview with Neil Gaiman on 3 books that changed his life. What a great thing to share with others - books that have changed your life! So, I thought I'd share a few books that have changed mine. I couldn't narrow it down to just three, so I have a list of five. Here goes:…

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Why Not Hustle?

24 May, 2016
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There’s been a lot of talk lately about the “Hustle” and how you must work hard and fast and long hours to get anywhere in your career. While I appreciate that you must make an effort to move forward in your career, I’m convinced that hustling is the exact opposite of what we should be doing. It seems to me that hustling feels like you are always behind, always in a rush, always working toward some unattainable goal. Without slowing down and taking…

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Love A La Carte: Blissful Feeling

20 May, 2016
desk with tablet, phone, makeup, glasses, computer, handbag, headphones

Love A La Carte features all the little things that make my life just a little more delicious. Ordering color-coordinating office supplies (namely the aqua color from Poppin) Beautiful spring weather – 50s in the morning, 80s in the afternoon, sunny and clear! Attending the beautiful wedding of some very good friends, near and dear to my heart. Being able to celebrate their two lives coming together was a huge blessing and I am so happy for them! Soft, spring…

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