Charlotte

Take the long way home (and a Friday linky!)

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Life can be a series of metaphors if we look hard enough. I had this realization the other day while on an impromptu expedition around my neighborhood. The sun was shining and I bathed in the golden hour of sunlight—excited for a chance to break free from my workload and enjoy Mother Nature’s gift. I [...]

In honor of the women in my life

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Last night, I left my apartment in a cloud of Dolce & Gabbana and big hair. I debated briefly whether or not I should don heels (answer is always no) and I made my way to an adorable Italian restaurant in Chelsea to meet my girlfriends. Miraculously I was the first to arrive, and as [...]

Perspective

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monday

Good morning, sweet friends, we’ve made it to Monday! See what I did there? Mondays have a rather unfair reputation as being the wart of the workweek. No one wants a Monday, which is why there are countless memes devoted to how much it sucks and a population of people who’d rather skip it altogether. [...]

Why asking for help can save your relationship

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I have a really hard time admitting that I’ve bitten off more than I can chew. Sometimes I wonder if I actually enjoy being overwhelmed by the currents of life in a weird, sadistic kind of way that begins with a simple eye twitch and quickly escalates to fetal-position hysteria (and is it any wonder [...]

Della review and giveaway

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I was not compensated for this post. I received a headband and a travel bag from Della LA in exchange for this review; all opinions are entirely my own.  Over the past few years, I’ve tried to keep myself educated on how everything in my life is sourced—from the foods that I eat to the [...]

Happy Friday and a linky

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I’m just going to dive right into it today. It’s been a bit of a stressful week but a good one all the same. Lots on the horizon to be excited about! Warmer weather means concert season and there are quite a few I’m excited to see. So far, Bryan and I have tickets to [...]

Extra 24 hours

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“If I only had a few more hours in the day.” How often have we been guilty of saying that? Of thinking that with just a few more minutes of sunlight we can do the impossible and check off every item on our ever-growing “To Do” list? I’ve learned over the years that it actually [...]

Buster gets a care package from Hartz

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This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx on behalf of Single Edition Media. I received product as well as compensation in exchange for this post; all opinions are entirely my own. Buster has brought so much happiness since he came into our lives two years ago. His goofy and charming personality makes him warm up to [...]

February Friday Favorites

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Friday

The weekend is finally here and apparently it will be a really nice one with temps tipping into the 50s. Sad when that feels warm but I’ll take it. I have been dreaming of warm weather and even suggested to Bryan that we go to “Yappy Hour” (yes, yappy) at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park [...]