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Ok, it’s time to be honest. This week has been tough. This election crap has really been messing with my head, and frankly, it’s exhausting. I think when big events happen in our lives, and in this case, our country, we tend to reevaluate things. Am I saving enough money? Am I spending enough time…

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I was once a bride. I was once planning my wedding, and stressing about colors and dresses and food and all the things brides stress about. I was nervous to be the center of attention for a day, and I wanted to please everyone. Was my dress going to fit? Was everyone going to be…

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It started simple. “Hey, wouldn’t it be fun to play the whisper challenge with a group of our friends?” From there, the idea grew. “Maybe we could play some other games from The Tonight Show, too.” “Wouldn’t it be funny if we all dressed up like celebrities?” “GUYS! What if we recreated the show? We…

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Why doesn’t anyone tell you how hard it’s going to be to make good friends after college? One day, we’re down the hall from each other and the next, we’re 400 miles apart. In the three and half years that Stephen and I have been married, that’s been one of the biggest adjustments we’ve had…

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Dear Stephen, Today, on your birthday, I can’t help but think about all the birthdays we’ve spent together. Remember the time we all surprised you at the bowling alley and we ate that giant cupcake? I’ll never forget your face when you saw all of your favorite people in one room. I remember how we…

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I love a fresh start. Every Monday morning is a chance to reset, but January firsts are a little extra special to me. It’s a chance for me to evaluate the year I’ve just had – what worked both professionally and personally – and look forward to a brand new chance to become who I…

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Stephen and I spent the weekend camping with our favorite people. Here are a few of my favorite photos from our trip. (If you’re interested, you can see the rest here.)

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