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Friday’s Five

‘Secret Garden’ pink roses are our newest wedding rose obsession! Happy Friday, friends! This week was a doozy and kind of a blur: I battled a 24-hr bug, started organizing all of our year-end financials to get to the accountant — I’m determined to make this the first year as…
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Friday’s Five

I’ve had a craving for cinnamon rolls for months, since I watched Binging With Babish make a batch from scratch; Andrew’s YouTube channel is one of my favorites for cooking tips and recipes, and if you’re into good food you should subscribe, too. I picked up a can of break-and-bakes…
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Helpful Habits For Non-Morning People

Every night when I go to bed, I tell myself tomorrow’s the day I become a morning person and wake up two hours early. I fantasize about all the things I could do with the extra time: Bike down to the pool and go for a swim! Write a blog post! Do…
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6 Fun Podcasts That’ll Brighten Your Monday

I can’t stop listening to podcasts. When I’m in the car — on my commute or flower deliveries — my phone is plugged in and I’m binging all my favorites: from political commentary; to friends chatting about skin care; to the archives of Gilmore Guys, which breaks down every episode…
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My Social Media Slim-Down

I let stress get the best of me in 2017. It led to a season of mild depression, during which its cousin anxiety came to roost; it snuggled itself all deep and cozy in my daily thoughts. I think of my anxiety like a hibernating bear in my brain: most…
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6 Shortcuts For Easier Mornings

I shared some helpful habits for non-morning people back in 2015, and my quest to conquer the start of the day is still a work-in-progress. Truth be told: I’m a mess in the morning. I love to squeeze in as much sleep as I can manage — every minute counts! — before…
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New Year | New Goals

I’m not big on traditional resolutions, but I’m all about jotting down a list of achievable personal and professional goals at the start of each year to motivate myself to make the most of it. 2016 was the year of prioritizing a happy work/life balance for me, and I want to…