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week in review: back…(from outer space)…

Linking up with Meghan at Clean Eats Fast Feets for the week in review. I’ve been MIA for a while. Like, since mid-November. I just got bored with the same-old “I worked, did homework, and read books” posts, so I stopped writing them. I’m planning to be a bit more active now, after my break.… Continue reading week in review: back…(from outer space)…

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TOL: change is hard

Linking up with Amanda at Running with Spoons for Thinking Out Loud. It’s the first week of January, so it seems like everybody is making changes:  to their diet, their exercise routine, to their life. It’s a little overwhelming, frankly. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge supporter of positive change, and, as a habitual… Continue reading TOL: change is hard

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week in review: turning tides (I hope)

Linking up with Megan at Cleat Eats Fast Feets today. I’ve had pretty productive week. Not off-the-charts, not in the dumps, so it’s all good. This week, I… Worked 40+ hours at the day job. The usual beginning-of-the-month craziness. But I get a four-day weekend next week! Read two books, Trust by Kylie Scott and… Continue reading week in review: turning tides (I hope)

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Year of No Clutter, by Eve Schaub

Eve Schaub is a serial memoirist with two bachelor’s degrees and an MFA. She has written about giving up added sugar—for which her family probably did not thank her—and her newest book, Year of No Clutter, is about her attempt to fight back against a lifetime habit of keeping things. Eve Schaub is a “clutter-gatherer.”… Continue reading Year of No Clutter, by Eve Schaub

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week in review: damage control

Linking up with Meghan over at Clean Eats, Fast Feets. I’m tired. It’s been a crazy week. But I’m making progress. I swear. Sort of… I started the week with the living room looking like this: I know. I clearly had way too much stuff. But I went through every one of these boxes this… Continue reading week in review: damage control

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my life is NOT a box of chocolates

I missed Meghan’s weekly link-up party yesterday, but I have a good reason. Actually, several excellent reasons. The new school session just started. I put all of the due dates for my three classes into one single-spaced document…that is four pages long. Yep. No life. As if surviving that insanity isn’t going to be monumental… Continue reading my life is NOT a box of chocolates

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simplifying is harder than it looks

One of my resolutions/goals for the year is “Continue to simplify.” I love to read books and blogs about people living in tiny houses and apartments, on getting rid of the extraneous things in your life, about de-cluttering….it all sounds so fresh and exciting. In practice, it’s really…hard. I have a confession to make:  I… Continue reading simplifying is harder than it looks