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5 Fitness Tips For a Healthier You

This is a timely post… I just got back from the gym and it is full of resolution makers that are there today and won’t be there in a week or two. So I thought I’d share a few…

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Smoked Cinnamon Old Fashioned Recipe

The holidays are all about spending time eating and drinking with family and friends. There’s nothing better than playing a little Christmas music and sipping a good cocktail next to a Christmas tree. In thinking of a holiday cocktail…

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Comfort + Joy

What is Christmas to you? To me, it’s a lot of things. It’s spending quality time with friends and family. Eating tons of food and enjoying delicious cocktails (clean eating can wait until January). But it’s also about taking…

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A Simple Shave System for Ultimate Smoothness

I’ve had facial hair for a good ten (maybe more) years at this point. Sometimes I trim it shorter. Sometimes, usually in the winter, I let it grow a little longer and bushier. But nonetheless, it’s always there. But…

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Bundled Up With Outerwear From Banana Republic

Okay so something crazy is happening. Lately, when I wake up it’s freezing cold (NOTE: freezing cold in Southern California is forty-five degrees) and I’ve been needing to bundle up like it’s actually winter. By noon it’s eighty-five degrees…

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Dark + Stormy

It’s finally cooled off (sort of) here in California! You know that emoji with the hallelujah, praise Jesus hands? That’s what I’ve been walking around doing. Drawing some interesting looks from people, that’s for sure. But seriously though, it’s…

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26 Things I Learned Before I Turned Thirty

Wow, just writing that title was intense. Thirty years is such a long time. And that’s how old I am. Head spinning, shortness of breath… and I’m back. I just turned thirty years old. Honestly, turning thirty always seemed…

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Heck Yes, Buffalo Check!

This time of year is just plain crazy. First, Halloween ends (a couple weeks ago, I know) and all of a sudden it’s “Christmas”.Β Then the time changed and the world went black after 4PM. It’s so confusing (and a…

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Clothing Conundrum

What does fall look like in So Cal? Yes, we get to wear sweaters. Just instead of long-sleeved, they’re short-sleeved, and instead of sweaters, they’re polos. In all fairness, this is in fact a sweater polo so I guess…

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3 Things I’ve Learned in Five Years of Marriage

A few days ago I celebrated my five-year wedding anniversary. It was pretty surreal to look back on five years of marriage. In some ways it seems like it has just flown by. In others, it seems like we’ve…