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Year of Challenge

At the start of 2018, I posted that the year ahead would be a YEAR OF MORE. At the start of 2019, I didn’t feel up to making resolutions. Starting my twenty-seventh year this month, I feel invigorated. MY BIG … Read More

Savoring Summer

SILVER BIRKENSTOCKS | QUAY SUNGLASSES A love/hate relationship with August is a common sentiment. Summer is a fleeting, jam-packed season. By the start of this month, the reality of the end is near. I’ve had a dozen conversations bemoaning this … Read More

Finding Joy in Creating Again

I have been doing a lot of reflecting on this subject, especially this past year. If you saw MY POST on Instagram, I mentioned the birth of my niece, Abby. It really struck me that I had not shared any … Read More

A Weekend in Puerto Rico: Five Simple Ways to Cherish Vacations with Friends

Earlier this spring, I traveled to hot, sunny Puerto Rico for the first time with five of my best friends from Boston College. We had been planning to make this trip for almost a year, but it wasn’t until the … Read More

Analysis Paralysis

What a strange month July was. Simultaneously, it seemed to drag on & zip by. June involved a lot of Pride Month content that energized me. As that month ended, I posted on MY INSTAGRAM STORIES about pausing to recognize … Read More

Three Podcasts I Am Loving

I am quickly becoming obsessed with podcasts. I’ll pop my headphones in when I am walking to work, while I am on the subway, & when I am running errands to catch an episode wherever I can. While music is … Read More

Brighten Up

I was having one those terrible – no good – very bad days last week. To be clear, it wasn’t the most dramatically bad day of my life. But, it wasn’t good. I realized I had been sitting on disgruntled … Read More

Year of More

The past month has been a blur. As always, the holidays zipped by in a series of crazy moments with loved ones. I spent the first week of the New Year in Florida on a lovely albeit slightly hilarious trip … Read More

Giving

Today’s post is short & sweet. I worked an overnight shift for Cyber Monday last night, slept through most of the day, & volunteered at a BOSTON COLLEGE Giving Tuesday call night. I wish I could have posted this sooner. Nevertheless, … Read More

Boss Mood

F21 Tank (SIMILAR, SIMILAR, SIMILAR) | Sunglasses (SAME PAIR IN MILLENIAL PINK) | Handmade Bracelet (SIMILAR) | BIRKENSTOCKS This week was full of both ups & downs, but I can feel motivation pulsing under my skin. I have been listing goals, … Read More