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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•22 | high five for friday!

…one…   miranda lambert played this song this week, and it made me bawl my eyes out.  it’s called “scars”.  i hope she puts it on her new record.  what a beautiful song. ….two…   this was my first week of grad school.  i don’t know what i expected, but after looking at the syllabus,… Continue reading 1•22 | high five for friday!

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1•15 | high five for friday!

…one…   first things first…a friend’s mom (also a past school colleague and mentor to me) had surgery related to her breast cancer diagnosis.  the surgery went well, thank the Lord! ….two…   school has been a little crazy but good.  i’ve been really want this semester to leave school at school. my evenings are… Continue reading 1•15 | 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!

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1•1 | high five for friday!

…one…   happy new year!  this past year has been a strange one.  i can’t say it’s been bad though.  i discovered and accepted some different things about myself this year.  like the fact that i am more creative than i give myself credit for.  or that i want more from my job than just… Continue reading 1•1 | high five for friday!

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12•18 | high five for friday!

…one…   i got my performance pay check yesterday…and immediately put it in savings.  it was a blessing to get it.  and today is the first day of winter break!!  the first semester was a good one, but i need those two weeks to recharge. ….two…   all of my presents are wrapped and beside… Continue reading 12•18 | high five for friday!

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12•11 | high five for friday!

…one…   this past weekend, i had the opportunity to go to a gender reveal party.  it wasn’t my first one, but it was probably the best one.  the theme was ugly christmas sweater.  red for a girl, green for a girl.  i happened to be the one to open the gift during the ornament… Continue reading 12•11 | high five for friday!


12•4 | high five for friday!

…one…   thanksgiving break was great!  i did get iced in while visiting my family and had to stay a few extra days, but i’m not complaining. 🙂 ….two…   i got my little tree put up this week.  this will probably be the last year that i use it because hopefully by this time… Continue reading 12•4 | high five for friday!

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11•20 | high five for friday!

…one…   the most exciting thing that happened this week was that i got dixie chicks tickets.  yes, it’s nine months away.  and yes, it is an outdoor concert in the summertime in dallas.  but i’m so so so excited about it.  my cousin and i heard the news on monday and got into the tour… Continue reading 11•20 | high five for friday!

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11•13 | high five for friday!

…one…   the sister weekend was a success!  we had so much fun smashed into four days.  i was exhausted by the time i got home, but that’s how i know i put everything into it.  i needed that break.  and i’m glad i got to spend it with my baby sister.  click HERE for… Continue reading 11•13 | high five for friday!

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11•6 | high five for friday!

…one…   i’m leaving today for a quick trip to dallas to see my little sister.  we have a long list of things to do but it’s going to be so fun.  i haven’t taken so much as one day off yet this school year, and i need a break!  ….two…   my cousin’s bday was… Continue reading 11•6 | high five for friday!

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10•30 | high five for friday!

…one…   after a particularly hard and busy but extremely productive week at school, i got green-lighted by my grad school advisor to register for my first class.  it’s all coming together!  …with a heavy price tag, but a hopeful outlook. ….two…   i was listening to one of my favorite podcasts this week about… Continue reading 10•30 | high five for friday!

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10•23 | high five for friday!

…one…   hey, look at me…  i’m blogging again!  haha!  even though i only got in three posts this week, that’s better than nothin’!  i didn’t realize i missed it so much. ….two…   my goal from the first of this week was to workout thirty minutes a day.  i met that goal.  i’m going… Continue reading 10•23 | high five for friday!

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10•16 | high five for friday!

…one…   oh my gosh, you guys.  i haven’t been kidnapped.  but my macbook was…by the repair shop.  it took me two weeks to get my baby back!  i feel bad using my work laptop for non-work stuff, and i hate blogging from my phone so that’s why i’ve been missing.  i’m so glad to have a new… Continue reading 10•16 | high five for friday!