• Catching my eye 10.30.20
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    Catching My Eye | 10.30.20

    I’m not exaggerating when I say this week has been a DOOZY. I won’t get into all the details, but I can say that I am very ready for this weekend. I will be spending this morning volunteering at a local, outdoor fundraiser for a young-professional group I am a part of, and then, I have the rest of the day off! Hopefully, I’ll be able to get some last-minute reading done to finish another book or two for this month. Let’s get into what’s been catching my eye this week! one | these gifts for book-lovers… It doesn’t feel like it, but my birthday is just around the corner.…

  • Catching My Eye 10.23.20
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    Catching My Eye | 10.23.20

    Last week was a doozy, which made this week a week full of playing catch-up! I had a medical issue pop-up last week on Monday, which led to me needing a minor procedure on Thursday. The last half of my week was completely useless as I prepared for the procedure and then recovered, but on the bright side, I was well taken care of by my roommate and boyfriend, and I recovered in time to celebrate a friend’s wedding at a small outdoor ceremony. This week was all about catching up on everything I let sit by last week. It was busy, but I feel like I accomplished most of…

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    My Perfect Morning Routine

    2020 has been horrible and disappointing in so many ways, but it’s also given me a chance to slow down, take stock of what really matters to me, and cultivate habits and routines that help me become a better me. One of the routines I feel like I have gotten down to a science during this time is my morning routine. My mornings have never been better than during the pandemic. Part of this is because I don’t have anything keeping me out late at night, so I get a full night’s sleep, but another part of this is due to adding in some instrumental to-do items to my morning checklist. Let’s…

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    Catching My Eye | 10.09.20

    Happy Friday! This week was all about implementing little things to make each day feel like the best day. I started having five-minute dance parties after lunch. I treat myself to coffee two to three times a week. I watch the sunrise or set from my bedroom window. Just little things to make every day a little bit special. Do you have any practices like that? I’d love to know what they are. Let’s get into what’s been catching my eye this week! one | this breakdown on misconceptions about the enneagram… If you didn’t know, I love the enneagram. I think it’s such a fascinating way to understand the…

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    October Goals & A September Update

    How lucky I am to live in a world with Octobers? October is one of my favorite months. It’s the start of the holiday season, but it’s a bit slower of a month since Halloween doesn’t typically require travel. Like most humans, I love sweater-season and can’t keep salted-caramel flavors out of my mouth. I love pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and everything else that comes with the season. Let’s get started with my September update and October goals! September 2020 Goal Update one | track my eating habits I’ll be honest, I sort of did this. I eat so similarly every day, that I feel like I can log certain…

  • 10.02.20
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    Catching My Eye | 10.02.20

    TGIF. This has been one heck of a week, let me tell you. Between the pandemic and the election, I feel like I just can’t catch a break this year. I’m trying to remind myself to just take one step and then another, but sometimes that’s harder than you think. Anyways, nothing is really “new” with me per say, so let’s get into what’s been catching my eye this week. one | this work hack to keep your day running smoothly… I am looking for anything and everything that will help me cope with my workday. Don’t get me wrong, I’m still loving working from home, I’m just in need…

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    Catching My Eye | 09.25.20

    What a week! My mood went from the lowest-of-low to the highest-of-high over the last 14-ish days. I don’t know what’s in the water (probably a pandemic), but I am truly feeling better than ever. I know this is probably going to be short-lived because life is just a series of ups-and-downs, but I’m trying to enjoy it while I can. Something I think that’s really helped this mood is doing a quick 15-minute clean-up routine at the end of the night. I’ve started cleaning the kitchen (washing the dishes and wiping down the counters) and tidying my room (putting away clothes and shoes, for the most part) right before…

  • 9.10.20 Catching My Eye
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    Catching My Eye | 09.10.20

    No, no, no, you haven’t lost your mind. It’s Thursday. But tomorrow is 9/11, and that day is best spent remembering the lives we tragically lost 19 years ago — not reading about the fun things I’ve found on the internet in the last seven days. This week has been a weird one. I was in such a mood on Monday & Tuesday for no real reason, but then, I seemed back to “normal” on Wednesday. I’m going to chalk it up to Pandemic Burnout, which needs to be a real term if it isn’t already. Anyways, I’m excited for a quiet weekend spent reading and getting ice cream with…

  • Catching My Eye 9.04.20
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    Catching My Eye | 09.04.20

    Long weekend alert! I am so ready for three days off of work. It’s not that life has been any crazier than normal (some would argue it’s been slower with the pandemic) but it’s still nice to get three days off to do whatever I want to do. I picture this weekend being full of books, learning how to crochet, and cuddling with Maggie. Let’s get into what’s been catching my eye this week… one | this crochet kit… So, I’ve decided to become even more of a grandma and pick up crocheting! I am actually really excited about this new hobby. It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for forever, but…

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    September Goals & An August Update

    Happy September! I’m actually really excited about this new month. My roommate and I decorated for fall this weekend because we are just ready for a change. With COVID, I feel like life has gotten pretty stagnant — I work-out, get ready for the day, read, work, cook dinner, hang out with Boyfriend, watch TV/read, go to bed, and repeat. I love my routine, but I need something different to spice up my day to day. Let’s get into what my September goals are… August 2020 Goal Update one | renew my Google AdWords and Google Analytics certification I didn’t get ANY closer to completing this goal than I was in August. OOPS! I’ve definitely…