august goals

Happy August! It feels surreal to already be posting about August goals. I feel like July started last week and also five months ago at the same time – what is time anymore? Our July ended up being very stressful and is certainly not a month I wish to repeat, so I’m happy to flip…

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60 before 30 2020 update

The concept of setting, making progress on, and achieving goals has changed over the past few months. At the beginning of quarantine in March I was full of energy and anticipation of all the fun things I could achieve during this uninterrupted time at home. But as time went on, plans continued to be cancelled,…

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july goals

We’ve made it past the mid-way point of 2020. It feels strange to be this far into the year with so much uncertainty still. We’re taking it day by day, trying to focus on what is in our control rather than what we can’t control (which seems like a lot). I kept some of my…

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best recipe yet

We’re so excited to share that our family is growing! You may already know from Instagram or conversations, but I wanted to officially share it here on this platform as well – we are welcoming a baby girl in October 2020! Quarantine made keeping the secret pretty easy, since we weren’t seeing any family or…

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june goals

Long time no see. Recently it seems that each time I sit down to write one of these monthly goals posts the world has shifted again. So much has happened in the last three months that it is difficult to know what a “normal” day, week, or month is anymore. I have to admit that…

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may goals

Oh what a time we’re living in. I had every intention of posting these May goals right at the beginning of the month, then huge storms and winds roared through and took out our internet for a week. I have to say, being alone at home all day every day with no internet really makes…

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recipes we’ve tried lately: quarantine edition

With more time at home, the need to stretch food for longer between grocery trips, and the desire to balance healthy food, comforting meals, and new interesting recipes to stave off boring mealtimes, we’ve found ourselves making more detailed meal plans and adding lots of new recipes to our repertoire. Since I am working from…

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april goals

Wow. I looked back at my March goals and the day when I wrote them seems like eons ago. So much has happened and changed since then. Right at the beginning of the month, a tornado hit Nashville and Middle Tennessee hard and created devastating damage to some areas. We are lucky and grateful to…

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50 Things to Do in Quarantine

Like many of you, I have been self-isolating for a few weeks now. I am an introvert, am lucky to be able to work from home, and don’t have to juggle working with childcare, like many of my colleagues do, so overall my experience has not been too bad. I am very grateful that I…

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march goals

February was filled to the brim with celebration and travel and hosting. Every weekend we had somewhere to go or people to host – which were all wonderful and filled our cups. But, just as the start of February was a nice fresh start, so is the beginning of March. March brings a new set…

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