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my favorite images from the national women’s march

i think there was a lot of confusion about the women’s march. it wasn’t about trump. it was about society at large. it was about saying: don’t tell me to be quiet, listen to me, and i’m not going away. i’m paying close attention. we’ve come a long way, and we’re not going backwards. 

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1•20 | high five for friday!

…one…   it’s easy to just post something on MLK day and move on, but if you really listen to his words, they’re so applicable to today even forty years later.   ….two…   i saw “hidden figures” on MLK day.  it seemed fitting.  and what a great movie!!  i loved it!  it was so… Continue reading 1•20 | high five for friday!

planner journaling

how i use my erin condren hourly life planner

i’ve had some questions about my planner style lately here and on instagram so i thought i might go ahead and do a post about it.  i’m not a typical hourly planner.  i use the columns and times as a guide but i don’t really follow the rules (if there are really any?!). some people… Continue reading how i use my erin condren hourly life planner

healthy living

whole 30 | week 1 & 2 

well…i had to start over twice. so there’s that. on day 3 and 4 (all three times) were roooouuuugh. they call it “carb flu” and it’s horrible. but it passes pretty quickly. then it’s all about the willpower, which is super hard but totally doable. after the first few days, i started incorporating my workouts… Continue reading whole 30 | week 1 & 2 

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1•13 | high five for friday!

…one…   yes, you’re in the right place…  my blog got a facelift!  each year in january, i redesign it.  this is my favorite one yet! ….two…   president obama said his goodbyes this week.  and i was crying.  then he gave vice prez joe the presidential metal of freedom.  and when joe cries, everyone… Continue reading 1•13 | high five for friday!


the dna results are in!

this is the part where i open with a bad maury povitch joke. but i won’t. 😃 i don’t know what i expected when started this process. but I kind of hoped for some surprises. there were some but nothing big. when you get the kit, it’s pretty straightforward. you spit into a tiny cup… Continue reading the dna results are in!

healthy living

whole 30 | the beginning

what is it? a 30 day plan to reset your body followed by a reintroduction period to discover intolerances. this is not a diet and is meant to be temporary.  how long is it if it’s temporary? 30 days initially. then you can pick how much time you want to spend reintroducing different food groups… Continue reading whole 30 | the beginning