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Update: September 2014 Budget & Goals

At the beginning of the month, I knew September was going to be expensive... I mean, really expensive. With so many trips planned in the same 3-week period, plus two weddings to buy gifts and a dress for, I had to budget...

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TGIF: It’s Good to Be Home

I've been saying it all week, but I'll say it again: it feels so good to be home. There's just something about crawling into your own bed at night, and listening to the sounds of your neighbourhood as you fall asleep; waking up in your own home...

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6 Things I Learned About Myself After Travelling for 6 Weeks

Part of me feels like I should take some time to just be at home and further reflect on everything I’ve done over the past few weeks. But I took note of certain lessons I was learning along the way, so I wrote this post on my long/final flight home...

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TGIF: I Heart New Orleans

At the time I'm writing this, I've only been in New Orleans for about 30 hours and I can already tell you that I love it here. First of all, if you've never travelled to the South (I hadn't) and ever wondered, "Southern hospitality" is a phrase for a reason...

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Finally Checking in on My Goals for 2014

I think because my mantra for 2014 was to "do good, feel good", I actually felt an aversion to checking in on my goals a regularly basis. But I think it's finally time to see which ones I've achieved and which ones I still need to work on...

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TGIF: We’re Off to Portland

My friend Kasey and I are taking the afternoon off, so we can start our road trip to Portland early. Thanks to everyone who has offered us amazing restaurant suggestions, we've mapped out our entire weekend based on where we want to eat...

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Finding the Connection Between Minimalism and Relationships

According to The Minimalists, “minimalism is a tool used to rid yourself of life’s excess in favour of focusing on what’s important". Once I got past the clutter, I realized why they had a chapter on minimalism + relationships in their first book...

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