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  • Weekend: Celebrating the Fourth + The Best Fireworks!


    Happy Fourth of July! I hope it's been a wonderful weekend of celebrating freedom. When I think about the courage our Founding Fathers had in drafting and signing the Declaration of Independence, it gives me chills. They took a stand for beliefs that were radically different than how the world worked at that time...beliefs that people should [...]

  • Job Love + Blog Direction + Recent Eats


    Hi everyone. I hope the return to the real world after the long weekend was kind to all of you. Not gonna lie, I groaned when the alarm went off at 5:30 a.m. but once my feet were on the floor I made it a happy and productive day. One thing that starts my days on [...]

  • Labor Day Weekend in Photos


    I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day Weekend. Mine was super low-key. I stayed here in Charlotte and managed a nice mix between productivity/work and relaxation/being social. The highlight of my weekend was being able to sleep in this morning until whenever I woke up without having to set an alarm to be somewhere. I [...]

  • The Weekend: Sullie QT, More House and a Hike


    Weekend photo time! Sullie and I celebrated Friday with relaxation in the front yard followed by my street's annual party. Hot dog (there is a special place in my heart for hot dogs...I will not tell you how many of these things I ate late night in college. Hot dog man, hot dog man, hot [...]

  • Weekend Part 2 – Bad Movies, Cookouts and Workouts


    On Saturday night I saw one of the worst movies I've seen in quite a while. Maybe it's not fair to say "the worst" because it wasn't that the acting, special effects, etc was that bad...it was more the overwhelming amount of graphic action. It was Olympus Has Fallen. I just cannot hang with nonstop [...]

  • Memorial Day 2011


    Catching up from a weekend away? - BYOB Sushi + A Fun Blogger Wine Outing on Friday - Long Weekend Love with a long run and a giant skillet-sized chocolate chip cookie on Saturday Happy Memorial Day. I have definitely had quite a few moments of reflection today to appreciate the meaning of this holiday. [...]

  • Resurfacing

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    And I'm back! After I shared the Greek feast with you Saturday night I kind of went off the grid for the rest of the holiday weekend. There was yard work to be done and family time to enjoy. I had good intentions of blogging Monday night but instead found myself in bed at 9:30 [...]