donuts and wheelies.

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true story. about a year before i could drive, my dad would teach me in the vacant church parking lot by letting me practice being behind the wheel. afterwards, we’d switch places and he’d do donuts (spinning the car in circles) during the winter months when there was snow. i have one very vivid memory of being in the car with my sister late one night after he picked us up at the church (i think there must have been a church dance for the youth or something) and proceeded to do donuts with us in the most beautiful snow storm....

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give me all the january days like today.

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it’s no secret january can feel rough. i won’t even get into why because then i’ll just start feeling bummed out.  good news is, it’s half way over. even better news is, there have been some days this past month that might go down in my group of “favorite days ever”, and that’s surprising to even me!  ...

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starting mornings with a stretch.

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years ago, before three kids and a blog, i was a dancer. and i was (a little bit) flexible. flexibility didn’t come naturally at first and i worked hard to limber myself up and lengthen every muscle i could over the years. after hours of moving my body in a dance studio each day, it was natural to come home and sit on the floor in a strange position while watching a movie or reading a book because i always felt best when i was in tune with my body....

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the best red lipstick, and the best pink lipstick!

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last january, i wrote this post showcasing several of my favorite lipstick shades since what lipsticks i’m wearing tends to be a frequently asked question over here as well as on my social media channels. i’m still often wearing all of those shades (a girl can never have too many lipstick colors to choose from! unless you’re asking josh, who will tell you i’m a girl that probably owns to many.)

if you’ve read this blog since the beginning (*cough* it’ll be ten years of blogging come this summer! ...

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