Why I love having my own car

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This post is sponsored by Cars.com. All opinions are entirely my own. I have so many questions about the featured image for this blog post. Like why is her steering wheel so big? And is this woman driving an airplane? For many years, I was a card-carrying member of the two-foot express. By that I mean [...]

Dating—a look through the years

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This post is sponsored by OlderDating.com. All opinions are entirely my own. I hear it all the time. Dating is hard. Somehow it manages to get even more exhausting and complicated the older we get. What (or who) is to blame here? Limited attention spans? A shrinking pool of available mates? The dawn of social media? Whatever [...]

How to save with Groupon Coupons

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This post is sponsored by Groupon. All opinions are entirely my own. There’s a story in my family about how my father would go down to the mail room each week to clip diaper coupons shortly after I was born. The year was 1979 and my parents had just taken my mom’s life savings ($200) [...]

friggin’ sweet birthday giveaway

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birthday giveaway

It’s hard to believe, but today I’m officially 38 years of age (Nope! Not ready). Despite my shortcomings, I’m proud of the woman I’ve become and the things I’ve learned on this journey, but of course there are many things on my bucket list I’ve yet to cross off. Here are just a few off [...]

Adorn512 review and giveaway

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I was not compensated for this post. I received a necklace from Adorn512 in exchange for this review; all opinions are entirely my own.  Dainty little necklaces are everywhere lately, aren’t they? Those pretty sparkly things are sprinkled all over Instagram and Etsy and they are the easiest way to take an outfit to the next [...]

Merch Nerds review AND giveaway!

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I was not compensated for this post. I received a t-shirt from Merch Nerds in exchange for this review; all opinions are entirely my own.  Happy hump day, friends! On Monday evening, our accountant came by to go over taxes, and now that that’s over, I feel as though I can breathe a sigh of relief. Since I work [...]