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this is not “goodbye”. it’s “see you later”.

i am not closing my blog.  BUT, i need to take a break.  teaching full-time plus grad school has been difficult to manage at times.  i am set to finish grad school in may 2019.  it has been a lot of work so far, and i know that it will get more hectic as may… Continue reading this is not “goodbye”. it’s “see you later”.

'merica · blogging · creative projects · H54F · healthy living · on my soapbox · personal life

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!

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1•6 | high five for friday!

…one…   happy new year!!  hopefully this one is better than the last one.  🙂 ….two…   i started whole 30 this week.  i’m doing it to reset myself and see if i can figure out if there’s anything i’m eating that is triggering my migraines.  i wasn’t sure what to expect, but it’s not as… Continue reading 1•6 | high five for friday!

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2•5 | high five for friday!

…one…   this week was all around craptastic.  this below pic represents me on wednesday.  🙂  by thursday, i knew it was looking up though! ….two…   i turned in my first grad school paper this past week.  i was kind of nervous because i’ve been out of school for a long time (read: rusty).… Continue reading 2•5 | high five for friday!

beauty · blogging · decorative planning · goals · healthy living · monthly faves · personal life · random crap

january 2016 favorites.

{favorite beauty items}     amika bombshell blowout spray – game. changer.  my fine hair needs protection and texture.  this provides both.  i got it in my january birchbox, but found it for a little bit cheaper on amazon with free shipping because prime rocks. mac mineralize skin finish pressed powder – i was using… Continue reading january 2016 favorites.

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1•29 | high five for friday!

…one…   this is my 500th post, and i’m beyond excited to be featured as the H54F featured blogger this week!  how exciting!  i’ve been participating for several years now, and i still love sharing my week and getting a peek at how other people spent theirs.  during good weeks, it is a simple celebration.  and… Continue reading 1•29 | high five for friday!

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1•8 | high five for friday!

…one…   this week, i’ve really been focusing on resetting and establishing new goals and new plans.  as i anticipated the new year at the end of december, i thought that it would be painful and difficult.  but i’ve been pleasantly surprised.  it feels natural, like i’m picking up where i left off…with some extra… Continue reading 1•8 | high five for friday!