Tasty Tuesday: Cinnamon Raisin muffins, uh, I mean bread.

I don’t even know who I am anymore. There. I said it. I baked. AGAIN. Like I said, I don’t know who I am. It all started with about a hundred of those little tiny raisin boxes floating around my son’s snack basket (he’s been a raisin fiend for the past month), and shifted one […]

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Threads Thursday: The Sweater Fix.

That’s right. You read that title correct. I got another fix from Stitch Fix. They waived my fee after getting my feed back on that last fix, so I figured – why not? I can’t really call it a sweater fix, because I did get a pair of pants in the box, but the rest […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Using a smartwatch to track stress and anxiety.

In August, I started wearing a hybrid smartwatch on the regular. The most interesting part of it all is: I wanted a hybrid smartwatch because I wanted the notifications from my phone at my wrist when my phone wasn’t near, and to better, more comfortably track my day-to-day. I tried wearing my Garmin Forerunner 235 […]

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Threads Thursday: Stitch Fix bombs.

You always get to see the posts about StitchFix where I keep either everything, almost everything – or at least one thing. So, let’s talk about the time I sent it all back. The total bomb of a fix. And find out why I love Stitch Fix, and why this hiccup on my Fall Fix won’t have […]

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Fall Tastes Tuesday: Chocolate Chip Pumpkin (Cake) Cookies.

It was still well over 90°F outside, with humidity percentages that made the air feel like a lead weight upon your chest, when we brought our first pumpkin of 2018 home from the store. One of our “larger” grocery stores supports our local farmers in a big way – which is pretty much one of […]

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Unpacking mental illness: Early years and relationships.

“That’s so petty.” I remember in fifth grade, one day, sitting at the lunchroom table with a group of people that I was friends with at the time. The conversation, about someone in another group. Making fun of, calling that person names. Everyone chiming in something that, every other 10 year old at the table, […]

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Cutting hair, and letting go.

I wrote this post a few months ago, unsure of what I’d ever do with it. I had been sitting in my cousin’s salon chair for a trim, thinking about all of the times I cut my hair for more than just the sake of cutting my hair. All of the times I cut my […]

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