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Monday Meals: Chicken Parm

I’m going to try to start sharing a few of my recipes on here. I love the idea of starting my week off with a great, home cooked meal. I have always loved to cook and it really is a creative outlet for me. It’s also the perfect way for me to de-stress after a day…… Continue reading Monday Meals: Chicken Parm

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Our engagement

I’ve been wanting to write about our engagement for a while. Mainly because I am a memory collector and I always want to be able to peek back into this part of my life. It truly has been the sweetest time of my life so far. I am getting ready to marry the love of…… Continue reading Our engagement

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Books I’ve read in the last few years

Reading is one of my favorite past times. There’s nothing better than, for a few hours, escaping to someone else’s world. For the past few years I have been keeping a running list of which books I’ve read throughout that year. It’s fun to look back on each one. It almost serves as a little…… Continue reading Books I’ve read in the last few years

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Have yourself a merry little Christmas

The Christmas season is my absolute favorite time of year. There is nothing better than the pure joy that fills my heart when the season rolls back around like an old friend. So much joy in fact, that sometimes it can be hard to stop and enjoy- truly savor the most important aspects of Christmastime.…… Continue reading Have yourself a merry little Christmas

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Morning Routine

As part of my Lenten goal for this year, I decided that I wanted to take a break from social media and really make an effort to live in the present moment. I didn’t know how this would effect my blog writing. I decided that, if I was feeling inspired, I would write. I did…… Continue reading Morning Routine

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House plants: A story of young love

I am coming up on a year of living in my apartment. Having been in college the last four years, I’ve moved around a lot. As in like, once a year. My apartment definitely feels like home and it’s somewhere I want to stay for a long time. As a little gift to myself for…… Continue reading House plants: A story of young love

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Photography by Bill Lemery, my “Poppy”

Featured on the home page of my blog is a beautiful photo of a few delicate, white peonies. I love this photo. It is hanging in my bedroom above my desk where I do a lot of writing. Its simple and clean colors inspire me to clear my mind. Something about it is just so…… Continue reading Photography by Bill Lemery, my “Poppy”