I Quit Smoking One Year Ago Today

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It’s the anniversary of the day I quit smoking one year ago.

I am healthier now than I have been since I was a teenager, and not just my lungs. My body absorbs and retains nutrients better. I can exercise regularly without difficulty.

My husband and I agreed that I would quit smoking for one year before we would consider having a baby, and that time is coming soon.…

November Goals



Holy crud muffins, where did October go?! It’s practically Christmas, and it’s going to be 2017 before I get a chance to catch my breath. I’m seriously ready. This year has been a whirlwind for my husband and I, and a lot of it wasn’t good, though the good parts were spectacular!!!…

Inspiration Friday – October 2016




Hellooooo Friday! I hope you all had a lovely week.

Here are some things that inspired me this week:

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Bullet Journaling


I am loving using bullet journaling as a place to catch my thoughts and break down my daily goals and to do’s.…

Why I Love Being Multi-Passionate

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Have you heard the phrase “multi-passionate?” Or one of these? Multipotentialite. Scanner. Renaissance person.

They’re all words for people who, as multipotentialite Emilie Wapnick (check out her site) describes, “have no ‘one true calling’ the way specialists do. Being a multipotentialite is our destiny. We have many paths and we pursue all of them, either sequentially or simultaneously (or both).”

Historical figures that were multi-passionate include Leonardo Di Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, and Aristotle.…

October Goals




It’s that time again – time to check in on last month’s goals and talk about what I’m working on this month. Here’s a recap of September:

Fall clean my house

Done! The only thing I didn’t do was scrub my floors by hand because my tendinitis flared up again.…

Inspiration Friday – September 2016




Hey everyone! Here are some things that have inspired me in September. As always, I’d love to hear about what’s inspiring you in the comments.

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Why EVERY Girl Boss Should Learn a Second Language

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(Updated June 2017)

Languages are my life-long passion and at any given time, I’m learning several. At the moment, that includes German, Spanish, French, and Polish. I’ve also dabbled in Mandarin, Hindi, Latin, and – as a nerdy middle schooler – several Tolkien languages. Yes, that means Elvish.

My school required a semester each of Spanish, French, and German, and I continued with German throughout high school. …