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Musings & Updates After a Break From Blogging

Hello again. It’s been a minute since I posted here, creative burnout is real, especially when you’re supposed to be creative for a living, outside of your side project.

Around April I was started to feel creative burnout fueled in part by the rat race that Instagram & Blogging can feel like sometimes, but also my 30th birthday was approaching in June and it had been on my mind quite a bit (dreading).

By April, I’d honestly lost sight of why I had been blogging for so long and was so keen to keep up with everyone else around me that I couldn’t do it anymore. Why was I trying to keep up with the popular girls? I’ve never been one to do that and that’s not who I am at all.
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Dealing With the Autumn & Winter Blues

Hi all, sorry for the lack of posting over the weekend. Ryan and I were out of town for his birthday this weekend and I just didn’t have my normal energy to post on Sunday when we returned home.  I’ve…

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November Reading List

Last year I really started making time for reading again. I setup my goal on Goodreads for 12 books: a book a month, and I ended up reading 19. So I setup my challenge at the beginning of this…

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A Day at the Dog Park

It is finally spring in Seattle. Until we make our yearly inaugural trip to Marymoor Dog Park with the pups, I refuse to acknowledge it is spring. On the sunniest & warmest day we’ve had, we pack the pups…

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Outfit: Snow Day Essentials

The Seattle area shuts down when it snows 2 inches, that’s well known, but when it snows a foot in 24 hours?! Break out the hot chocolate and cozy blankets. This is a real snow day! Growing up in…

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Free Booze, Dancing, and a Wedding

Here we are, we did it. After 9 years, Ryan & I were married in September. Somehow we pulled off our wedding in under a year. Props have to go to our wedding planner, Brianne Vertrees, because lord knows she and…