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Around here lately…

Mondays are so different for me now than when I had a full-time job. Before, I dreaded them. It meant the end of weekends. No more hopping around different bars, no more brunch, no more fun. Just work. But when … Continue reading

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collected: vintage treasures in elk grove

When I first started blogging, I read that if you take a break for an extended amount of time, you should not start your “hey, I’m back” post by going into detail about why you’ve been gone. If you read … Continue reading

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Design Inspiration: Folk Art

Folk Art is characterized by a naive style, in which traditional rules of proportion and perspective are not employed – Wikipedia Writing is the only subject I continually got good grades in from grade school through College, and it has … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Apple Butter Recipe with Free Printables!

Last year, I unknowingly started a Christmas tradition when I gave apple butter as gifts to our family. I’ve been asked to make it again this year, and I can’t say that I mind. I’m using the same recipe from … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 5

One of my favorite things about this blog (and writing in general) is that it allows me to connect with people that I may not have been able to without it. It is inspiring and truly butt-kicking to be around … Continue reading

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The Living Situation: A Very Minted Christmas

Now that we have all of the walls painted in the kids’ room and their furniture is assembled and in their rooms, the real fun begins – decorating their rooms! I have hung up some things in Cecilia’s room and … Continue reading

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Life is good at GOOD

Yesterday, I did something I hadn’t done before. And I felt pretty terrible that it was my first time doing it. I went to the GOOD Design Market in Sacramento. It’s a local marketplace featuring makers of print, food, soap, … Continue reading

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Meet Kristin DeNeeve of Semi Sweet Press!

I took my first Journalism class in College and at the time, I had no clue what it do for me. I was good in English in High School, and for me, Journalism was a natural (and I’ll admit it…easy) … Continue reading

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The State of Writing

A lot has changed since my first Journalism class in 2002. The print industry isn’t what it used to be – newspapers are closing, fallen victim to the internet. The majority of the print publications that are still out have … Continue reading

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