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January 2017

Book Club Dropout

I’m a book club dropout. Not proud. I joined a book club for the first time after moving to Portland. And after nearly a year of reading, discussing, hosting, reading, etc, I reluctantly pulled the plug. “It’s not you. It’s…

yesterday, today and the next 99

My goal is not to change the world. But to tell the world they’re not alone. Which just might change the world. This is why on January 21st, 2017 I marched in the Women’s March in Washington DC. It…

Eleven Things

A few weeks ago, a friend tagged me on Instagram to shared 10 things about myself. It was fun to come up with, somewhat arbitrarily and intentional at the same time, a list that gave a deeper glimpse into…

Homemade Deodorant Success

In the spring of 2015 I began making my own deodorant. I had experimented with commercial “natural” deodorants and had zero luck. In fact, many of them made me smell worse. How is that even possible? So, in my attempt to keep the…

Cabin Fever: a workout game

Snow days are fun! We’re outside long enough to get cold and tired. Then we cozy up by the fire with a blanket and warm drink. Nothing but But ice days? They’re not as fun. The whole slip and break…

My Go-To Salad Dressings

A good salad dressing is worth more than gold. At least, that’s what I say. And if it were true, I’d be rich. Because my salad dressing game is on point. I like simple dressings. Light, with few ingredients and…

January

January. What a month, huh? Of all the 12, it’s the one that holds the most promise. A fresh start, new beginning, renewed energy and purpose. I freaking love January! Here’s what I’m focusing on this month: Alcohol free…