gratitude

It’s easy to become consumed by the things we don’t have. Perfect skin, a $1500 handbag, a series of 12 super-cute engagement photos on Instagram, another shade of red lipstick that will definitely make a girl holiday-photo ready. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the number of dishes you need to prepare for Thanksgiving in…

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you’re darn RIGHT Christmas time is here

The last couple days have been downright dreary. The sky has been an impenetrable shade of grey – the kind that blurs out the hills across the road and makes it look like snow is possible, yet…no snow ever comes. At least if we had a little snow, the world might look a little brighter;…

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the fall.

Sometimes it’s simply the rustle of leaves swirling along with the rushing wind of a bicycle wheel; the scent of a sticky, humid plastic mask; the taste of a pumpkin-flavored anything. Sometimes it’s a memory of shaved grapes sitting inside an old shoebox with a hole cut out, just big enough for the fingers of…

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