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How To Stay Connected with Friends

I’ve been thinking a lot about friendships lately. When you’re growing up in school, so much of life is centered around making friends and doing life with friends. You’re in class with friends, playing sports with friends, and spending all of your free time in the company of friends. As you get older, though, time spent casually with friends becomes more elusive. Especially as you start adding spouses and children and jobs to the mix. It’s hard to feel like I’m being a good mom, wife, friend, sister, daughter and …

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One Piece, Two Ways || Sweater Vest

Can we take a quick minute to ignore the sweater vest and all of the beautiful greenhouse foliage to talk about my addiction to podcasts? It’s real and it’s keeping me sane during this year of transition when it feels like I am always in my car.  I only do non-fiction and I feel like every commute is now an opportunity to learn something new or about someone new.  The other day I had an accounting question and googled it with the word podcast after and boom! There’s a podcast for that.  I listened and immediately knew …

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Happy Weekend || Fave Links

I mentioned earlier this week that Wednesday marked 5 years of blogging for me.  FIVE YEARS. I won’t bore you with all of the details– I’ve talked about it here— but will just say I’m forever grateful that, at least for the moment, I get to have this job.  What posts do you enjoy most?  Which could you live without?  Anything we aren’t doing that you’d like to see us do?  Let me know in the comments below.  As for weekend plans, my college bestie is flying in this weekend from Colorado, so we …

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What To Read Now || Fall Book Club

I don’t know about you guys, but I await Gail’s book recommendations in the same way I await a coveted just-primed Amazon box.  Her excitement for books is so completely contagious that I always find myself with at least three of her picks on my nightstand.  Speaking of books on my nightstand, last week I attended my first book club and the book of the month was Sweetbitter. (I talked about my book club dreams earlier in the summer and was thrilled when they manifest themselves into an IRL invitation.)  Have you guys read …

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