Sand Art

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Before I begin this post I’d like to issue a disclaimer for my readers to the north. Disclaimer: this post references 80-degree weather in November but is in no way intended to be a gloat, brag or the like. I braved enough winters in the Midwest to be empathetic during this time. Please accept my […]

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30!

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I’m thirty. 30 years old! Thirty! I did it. I finally passed the last milestone birthday that all of my friends passed nearly a year before me! Being the youngest of the group, I was used to being last in line for all age-related events. Last to drive at 16, last to do whatever a […]

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5 things I’ve learned about Florida

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It’s Monday. At least I think it is. I honestly have no concept of days of the week anymore. I just opened 4 cabinet doors in at attempt to remember where I put our water glasses after staring at the spices for at least 30 seconds, completely confused as to why they were in my water […]

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It’s the best day of the year!

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So what you’re telling me is you like big announcement posts? Judging by the explosion of hits my ‘we’re moving to Florida‘ announcement got yesterday I’d say you do. I don’t blame you. Announcements are exciting, dramatic and joyful. How let down are you going to be then to be met with a plain old Tuesday blog […]

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Somewhere Sunny and 75

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Give me a chance to explain before you swell up with hatred for anyone who is or has experienced this image in the last week or so. Last week I was right there with you. Scoffing at good ol’ Joe Nichols singing cheerfully about somewhere sunny and 75 when we were in the midst of […]

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I saw my shadow on Sunday

I’m sure you are too busy watching recaps from last nights Super Bowl to miss a blog post from me this morning but I wanted to check in regardless. And by watching recaps I mean the Bruno Mars halftime show and the Chevy bovine love story. Just stick with that. No one wants to repeat […]

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