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Day in the Life // December

Written on December 16, 2014 at 8:45 am, by

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Last year I played along with Ali Edward’s Day in the Life monthly and it was one of my favorite projects ever. This year, I’m repeating the project. On the 15th of each month, I’m going to document my everyday life. I like having a set day because I won’t … Continue

Pausing to Take in Beauty

Written on December 9, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

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As part of my goal to savor this year, I’ve been working on slowing down and appreciating the things that are around me. One of the ways I do that is through photography.

Photo taking gets a bad rap. I hear a lot of “Put down the camera and live … Continue

Use Places to Bring Back Memories

Written on December 8, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

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This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Get Nostalgic. For the challenge, I’ve already shared two stories inspired by the season, but today I’d like to share another way for you to look at this challenge.

Nostalgia from a season or holiday can certainly bring back memories, but in … Continue

Today is for…

Written on November 26, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

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Lots of painting.

The beginning of Eliza’s Thanksgiving break.

Hanging out with my sister and baby niece.

Making cranberry sauce and pumpkin snickerdoodles.

Adding a few more letters to Jonas’s ABC scavenger hunt book.

Possibly getting out of pajamas and going outside, as the temp is supposed to get … Continue

Day in the Life // November

Written on November 19, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

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Last year I played along with Ali Edward’s Day in the Life monthly and it was one of my favorite projects ever. This year, I’m repeating the project. On the 15th of each month, I’m going to document my everyday life. I like having a set day because I won’t … Continue

At 28, Jake…

Written on November 6, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

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Last week was Jake’s birthday! I think birthdays are a great time to capture a bit of what someone’s life is like in the moment, so I documented some of the things that really characterize him as I he turned 28 (with his help).

At 28 Jake…

Week in the Life | Saturday

Written on November 2, 2014 at 11:17 am, by

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This week I’m participating in Ali Edward’s Week in the Life. You can read about my plan for this year and how I’ve tackled this project in the past here.

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In the morning, I met Serena of That’s What She Read podcast fame for coffee at City Market Continue

Week in the Life | Friday | Halloween

Written on November 1, 2014 at 4:48 pm, by

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This week I’m participating in Ali Edward’s Week in the Life. You can read about my plan for this year and how I’ve tackled this project in the past here. For Monday-Thursday, I focused on one of us per day, but yesterday was back to the big picture. Continue

Week in the Life | Thursday | Megan

Written on October 31, 2014 at 10:06 am, by

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This week I’m participating in Ali Edward’s Week in the Life. You can read about my plan for this year and how I’ve tackled this project in the past here. For Monday-Thursday, I’m focusing on one of us per day. Thursday was all about me.

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When I woke … Continue

Week in the Life | Wednesday | Jake

Written on October 30, 2014 at 10:03 am, by

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This week I’m participating in Ali Edward’s Week in the Life. You can read about my plan for this year and how I’ve tackled this project in the past here. For Monday-Thursday, I’m focusing on one of us per day. Wednesday was all about Jake.

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Wednesday was Jake’s … Continue