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A Cozy Weekend and Squishy Blanket Makes

This weekend I had a hard time studying.  I studied for 3 hours on Saturday and 3.5 hours Sunday.  The weather was rainy and cozy this weekend, and though this should have helped me get more into study mode, I really wanted to be doing other things. We did a little bit of shopping on… Continue reading A Cozy Weekend and Squishy Blanket Makes

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Book Review – Virgin

Last month I picked up a collection of poetry called Virgin by Analicia Sotelo.  Not only was I was intrigued by the collection's premise, I wanted to support a Texan writer (she received her MFA from the University of Houston). I really enjoyed this collection.  The poems navigate womanhood, heartbreak, and abandonment with an assured,… Continue reading Book Review – Virgin

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Labor Day Weekend Roundup

Hello friends!  US readers, I hope you've had a restful Labor Day weekend.  Right now it's rainy and cozy outside.  The weather this weekend was thankfully below 100 degrees, which was nice. Here's what I've been up to: Studying (boo) The fiscal year for our main client ended on Friday.  Now that the fiscal year… Continue reading Labor Day Weekend Roundup

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An Update: Caverning, Adulting, and Some Crafting

Hello everyone! I'm still struggling with finding a good update schedule for this little blog as I delve deeper into test mode (now less than two months away, gulp).  After doing yoga this morning, I grabbed a cup of coffee and here I am.  If there's anything I've learned in my life, it's that progress… Continue reading An Update: Caverning, Adulting, and Some Crafting

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Three Things for 2017

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a relaxing Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Festivus/whatever you celebrate. I've been having a pretty relaxing mini-vacation.  Boyfriend and I traveled home to see our families (we're from the same hometown, which is pretty convenient).  I've been relaxing with family and friends, crafting, gorging on food my mom has been making, running with… Continue reading Three Things for 2017

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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Crafty Christmas – Part One (Books)

Say what you will about procrastination and how it's something that we all need to ~rise above~, but it can be a really effective motivating tool.  I mean, what? I never procrastinate, coworkers who accidentally stumbled across my blog.  But let's be realistic here.  If your week is anything like mine, you are struggling to… Continue reading The Procrastinator’s Guide to Crafty Christmas – Part One (Books)