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NEW YEAR FEELS

By on January 2, 2018

Happy New Year everyone!

I hope the start of a new year is as refreshing and energizing to everyone else as it is for me.

I love taking time to flip through the pages of the 2017 chapter that has come to a close. By looking at the bucket list I…


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MY HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

By on December 12, 2017

Alright, I am determined to make THIS the year that I actually get all of my Christmas shopping done somewhat early. I am almost done. I usually get to the point where I feel pretty confident in my progress, and then slack off. Next thing you know it is…


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Health

TACOSAGNA

By on December 5, 2017

You might be asking yourself “What exactly is this blob of food I am looking at? Well my friends, it is a little something I like to call tacosagna.

Every member of my family not only enjoys cooking, but is also really talented at it. Unfortunately, I was not blessed…


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Life

BOOKS I’VE BEEN LISTENING TO

By on November 28, 2017

I have always wanted reading to be part of my bed time routine. Unfortunately, I can’t seem to prioritize it over binging on Riverdale or scrolling through the ‘gram. Not to mention I am asleep before 5 minutes of any of those activities because #slothlife.

I finally decided to approach…


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PLANNING YOUR PLANNER PURCHASE

By on November 15, 2017

Hi friends! Long time no post. Between a trip to California, going to camp with the mentoring program I’m involved with and emptying out my storage unit and moving in with my Beau, things have been crazy busy (and exhausting)!

Do I have any fellow planner lovers out there?! In…


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Health Interviews

FITNESS ADVICE FROM A PRO | INTERVIEW WITH ALFRED RA’OOF

By on October 26, 2017

Alfred Ra’oof is (among many things) a trainer and natural body builder, and my company is lucky to have him come in twice a week to do a fitness boot camp class in our little gym.Β Alfred and his wife also run Victory Get Fit Club in Federal Way, where…


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5 THOUGHTS ON CONFIDENCE

By on October 24, 2017

Confidence is my own personal Sasquatch. Despite many sightings, I have spent a lot of time wondering if it really exists.

I think we can all agree that confidence is a universally desired attribute. After all, it seems to affect almost every part of life… that’s a big deal.

My epic…


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AFFORDABLE GIFT BOXES

By on October 19, 2017

One of my best friends headed to college this year. We are 10 years apart in age and I grew up babysitting her (introduced her in the LA post).

She is all the way in Maine and I am SUPER missing our dinner dates, laughing through Pretty Little Liars marathons…


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MY FALL SWEATER PICKS

By on October 16, 2017

Among all of the wonderful reasons I love fall is the opportunity to be a little cozier at work with soft sweaters and lots of layers. The extreme year-round air conditioning in my office is bringing the fall vibes indoors and makes layering less of an option and more…


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Interviews

INTERVIEW WITH AARON KO

By on October 12, 2017

Do you remember who your first friend of the opposite sex was? Like real friend.

Mine was Aaron Ko. He was a glasses wearing, perfect grade carrying, Korean skater boy in my small class of about 70 students at the alternative school I attended.

I don’t remember exactly how or when…