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2018 Goals.



With the start of the new year, there’s opportunity for us to take a step back to reset.

I try to make it a priority to physically write down my goals for the upcoming year – it’s worth mentioning that I hate calling them resolutions because that has such a negative connotation that comes with it. Rather than wanting to implement change, I want to be better and achieve more, to be challenged often, and for that, the word “goals” is much more fitting.

On a personal level, there’s a few things I’d like to tackle in 2018. It seems like life lately has been in the live-to-work cycle, and as much as I love it, it’s not realistic long-term (for my marriage and sanity). I’m at the point in my life, late twenties, where I still want to hustle and work hard, but getting …

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20 Holiday Gifts for the Baker & Fitness Fanatic.

Fitness, Real Life

You asked! Here are the top 20 picks for that baker or fitness fanatic in your life. Or, let’s be honest, for you too. Because we all deserve a little reward for shopping during the holiday season  AfterShokz Bluetooth Headphones – Hands down, the best headphones I’ve ever owned. These are powered by bone conduction technology and sit on your cheekbones and deliver sound via mini vibrations to your inner ear, bypassing your eardrums completely. There’s no ear buds,  ...

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Easy Skillet Turkey Pot Pie.

Healthy Dinners, Healthy Options

A lightened-up family favorite and perfect for leftover turkey or chicken! It’s not quite the pie that we ate 34 slices of the other day, but it’s a darn good pie— and that’s all that matters. If you’re current situation is stacks of containers filled with turkey in the fridge then you’ve come to the right place. Good ol’ turkey pot pie is one of my favorites and it’s your saving grace today. It’s one of those classic recipes that can be  ...

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What Are You Thankful For?

Real Life

While I was in Thanksgiving prep mode yesterday, completely tearing apart the kitchen, I couldn’t help but think about the past year. It’s been a year of change, and for this country, it’s been full of chaos, deep uncertainty, and extremely divided opinions. As we gather together today for our Thanksgiving feast and we’re just about a month away until Hanukkah and Christmas, I’d like for all of us to take a moment and think about what we’re most thankful  ...

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