9 Reasons To Hike

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It’s unofficially fall people. And here in upstate New York, it feels like it. There is a chill in the air, the days are steadily getting shorter, and much to my surprise, pops of red and orange are appearing in the foliage. I love getting outside to see the changes as often as I can, and hiking is one of my favorite ways to do that. But should you need convincing on why to hike (or why to hike in […]

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How to Get Out of a Funk

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Last week I got home from work, went straight to the couch, and just sat there. I didn’t turn on a show, didn’t grab a book to read, didn’t pick up my phone. I didn’t get up to clean the dishes or start a load of laundry. I didn’t get up to change into lounge clothes. Instead, I sat there in silence, in solitude, and I didn’t do anything. I wasn’t sad, but I wasn’t happy either. I was in […]

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Podcast Obsessed and the Best App to Listen With

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If you told me a month ago I would be obsessed with podcasts, I would have said that you are crazy. Podcasts made me think of boring AM radio talk shows. No substance, no story, just two people chatting casually. I had been hearing so much about podcasts being the new video and I didn’t want to believe it. Just listening to someone, without visuals, did not sound intriguing. But it strangely is. I’m a little confused myself at my […]

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Inspired by Food: My Favorite Cookbook

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The longer I work full time, the more I realize how much time work takes out of my week. Not only while I’m at work, but the time it takes to get ready in the morning, the commute, and then the time it takes to decompress once I’m home. I put on lounge clothes as soon as I get home and try to relax from the exhausting day. By the time the weekend comes, I feel like I have to […]

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Summer to Fall Transition Pieces

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Laser cut flats from featured image. Labor Day is just around the corner, which means so is the unofficial start of fall. And while our brains may want sweaters and boots, the weather will warrant much cooler pieces. I always reach for my fall pieces after September, even when it’s blistering hot. So instead, I rounded up four pieces you can wear now (in the heat) and later (in the cold) and still satisfy your fall cravings. Mules.   I […]

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